Mets Thoughts

Chris Rock: The Mets Have No Money

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments

Chris Rock was on Letterman tonight talking about Opening Day of course, and he totally rocked it. I love Chris Rock, and Chris Rock loves the Mets, and the Mets love silly slogans, and… oh just watch the video.

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Lost In Translation?

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments

Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger says that the April 5-7 series against the Philadelphia Phillies, is one of the three biggest series of the 2011 season for the Mets. After dealing with the Marlins’ impressive staff on the opening weekend of the season, the Mets head to Philadelphia to get a first look at the Phillies’ stacked […]

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Mets Seek $200 Million For Portion Of The Team

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

Yes, that’s the headline in the morning Sports Pages in the New York papers. And so the saga continues, while the Wilpons and Katz et.al keep saying that everything is OK, they are playing with funds that belong to everyone they know, even their wives. That’s not going to turn out well. Apparently the $200 […]

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2011 MMO Staff Predictions: Part 1 Division Winners and Post Season

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

It’s time for our 2011 MMO Staff Predictions! This year, sixteen of us will look into our crystal balls and try to predict all the happenings of the 2011 Baseball Season. We will have three parts again this year: 1. 2011 Division Winners and Postseason – 12:00 PM 2. 2011 MLB Award Winners – Tomorrow (4/1) 3. 2011 10 Mets Predictions – […]

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From Left Field: Why Harris over Hairston and Duda?

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Terry Collins prefers to use Willie Harris as the Mets’ Opening Day left fielder. Jason Bay will begin the year on the disabled list and won’t return until April 9 at the earliest. The Mets will carry young slugger Lucas Duda in Bay’s spot and will expect […]

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Jason Bay Is At The Crossroads of His Mets Career

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

Last winter, the Mets were actively searching for an outfielder with some pop in his bat. After all, when the team leader in home runs only hit 12, as Daniel Murphy did in 2009, some energy had to be infused so that the team didn’t suffer a similar power outage in back-to-back seasons. With Matt […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Big Hopes, Big Injuries, Bigger Heads

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: Opening Day, how to follow the Mets this season, and the sad case of Barry Bonds. Are there any two words sweeter to a baseball fan than, “Opening Day?” On Friday, we get to utter it, with one caveat: It’s a night tilt. How awful is that? Opening Day […]

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What Can Lucas Duda Do If He Gets a Shot on Opening Day?

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

As Joe detailed, Jason Bay’s injury could be a concern for the Mets for longer than just the beginning of the season.  Rib injuries tend to linger and this could affect Bay all year. If Bay does start the year on the disabled list then the question because who takes his roster spot and who […]

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Opening Day 2011: New Season, New Memories

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments
Opening Day 2011: New Season, New Memories

Tomorrow is Opening Day of the 2011 Baseball Season and although the weatherman says ‘snow’ — Major League Baseball says “Play Ball’. If the weather is inclement they will either play through the snowflakes, or postpone the game until the next day. Opening Day has a special meaning for a lot of us who live […]

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Bob’s Blitz: Doc Gooden Interview

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

Bob Mantz Jr. of the always incredible sports blog Bob’s Blitz, posted a great interview of Dwight Gooden who answered questions for fans at a luncheon at Big Shots Sports Bar & Grill in Woodbridge, NJ on Tuesday. Some great questions were asked. Check it out.

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