Mets Thoughts

Carrasco Will Start In Young’s Place On Friday

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

D.J. Carrasco sounded confident tonight and said he’s ready for Friday’s start at Turner Field against the Braves. Carrasco doesn’t believe endurance will be an issue. “I’m just going to go out there and give it my all. Hopefully he sees if I’m keeping the ball down and I’m at 80 pitches, let me go […]

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Game Preview: Rockies vs Mets

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Last night’s game was rained out, prompting a doubleheader tomorrow, however tonight’s match-up is the same as last night, so here’s a repost: The Mets are on a slide right now, and they will look to Jon Niese to pull the team up. Last night the Mets and the Rockies went back and forth and […]

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We May Have a Problem: New York Mets Early Concerns

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The Mets have played just 10 games this year, but it is not too early to start to be concerned about some of the team’s issues. I am giving the disclaimer in advance that we are dealing with small sample sizes at this point of the year. It is early, but the team is currently […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Revolving Doors, Sour Grapes and Whipping Posts

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In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: the broken bullpen, Sick Bay, and other feeble thoughts. The best way to fix the Mets bullpen is to remove the door from it’s hinges. That will make it easier for the relievers to enter the field. And it would be more practical too! After all, it’s been like […]

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From Left Field: I Have An Addiction

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From Left Field: I Have An Addiction

I have an addiction. Unfortunately, many young men my age have bigger problems than I do. Some have fallen to drug or alcohol addictions, which is always a sad situation. They have their whole lives ahead of them, but they succumb to their addiction. I have an addiction. The first part of dealing with an […]

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Murphy Gets A Second Go At It

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As was reported here last night, Terry Collins opted to start Daniel Murphy for a second consecutive start at second base before last night’s rainout. It is expected he will be at second base for tonight’s contest according to a few reports. Collins cautioned that he is not yet ready to call this a platoon, […]

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Tonight’s Game Rained Out, Doubleheader On Thursday

An article by posted on April 12, 2011 0 Comments

The game has been scheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Thursday, starting at 12:10 pm. In other words, a traditional doubleheader, and a very nice gesture by the Mets. Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – ss Daniel Murphy – 2b David Wright – 3b Carlos Beltran – rf Ike Davis – 1b Angel Pagan […]

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Bay Watch: Mets Left Fielder Wont Be Back Anytime Soon

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Mets GM Sandy Alderson does not expect left fielder Jason Bay to return from the disabled list until April 26th at the earliest according to WFAN’s Ed Coleman. Anthony DiComo adds, More than two weeks have passed since Jason Bay first strained his left intercostal muscle, and still the Mets have no concrete idea of when […]

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The Mets Are In Trouble

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The New York Mets are in serious trouble. Any fan watching the early games could have told you that, though. However, they are in worse shape than I ever thought they’d be in. Through the first ten games, their pitching as a whole has been absolutely horrendous. I’m not going to lie and say I […]

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Mental lapses cause Mets losses

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It wasn’t a “routine play,” but when Ryota Igarashi had the comebacker in the sixth inning, I thought to myself, ‘Yes! Throw home, step on the plate and then throw on to first base for the double play.’ Instead, Igarashi sailed a throw to Josh Thole, who then had to step on home plate for […]

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