Mets Thoughts

How About We Throw Some Strikes?

An article by posted on April 14, 2011 0 Comments

On the whole, baseball is a simple game. The pitcher takes the ball and throws it over the plate, while the batter either watches it go by, puts the ball in play or swings and misses. Pretty simple, right? Well, our beloved Mets have of course found a way to skew the most basic facet […]

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Are Mets/White Sox Destined For Each Other?

An article by posted on April 14, 2011 0 Comments

Let’s all be honest, we knew what this team was before the season even started. Not losing all faith yet, but the Mets may in fact be sellers at the deadline. Recently I was asked if the Mets would be sellers or buyers at the deadline, to which I responded buyers. However that was the […]

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Tulowitzki Leads Colorado’s Win Over Mets, 5-4

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Niese started off well but fell off the wagon near the fifth and sixth innings. Bullpen was great with three innings of relief. Belran, Pagan, and Murphy led the offense. Despite some positives, the Mets lose 5-4 to the Rockies. Game Notes Jon Niese started out with a great outing until he hit […]

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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

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

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

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

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

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

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

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

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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