Mets Thoughts

The Mets Have Roster Depth

An article by posted on May 8, 2011 0 Comments

I really enjoyed reading Ken Davidoff’s column on Newsday this morning. Unlike the last few seasons, Davidoff points out that this year the Mets have gotten some solid contributions from their roster depth when players have gotten hurt or landed on the DL. Jason Pridie is one such player that has been a pleasant surprise […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Stop Andre Ethier!

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Stop Andre Ethier!

In tonight’s Mets 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Mets halted rightfielder Andre Ethier’s hitting streak at 30 games. Andre Ethier went 0-for-4, after he walked in the first inning, flied out to left field in the second, flied out to center field in the fifth, grounded out to second base in the sixth […]

Continue Reading »

Sandy Has More Moves Than You Think

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

With the recent rumors about a potential trade for Jose Reyes swirling, it got me to thinking about who else we could trade.  When I started to think about it, surprisingly, a lot more players seemed potentially intriguing to other teams depending on their circumstances. Teams are not desperate yet, but some inevitably will be as […]

Continue Reading »

Giants GM Denies Reyes Trade Rumors

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

Giants GM Brian Sabean denied a report that he has dicussed a swap for Jose Reyes with the Mets. “Honestly, I haven’t seen or talked to Sandy Alderson since January. I haven’t talked to anybody from the Mets, so I have no idea where the hell it came from.” Yesterday after the game, Jose Reyes […]

Continue Reading »

David Wright Is NOT Available!

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday on MLBTR, they linked to a report in the Detroit News, that the Detroit Tigers were interested in David Wright. “David Wright looks as if he will be available and the Tigers almost certainly will be among those clubs inquiring. The New York Mets third baseman is only 28 and has the bat, as […]

Continue Reading »

Time For Bay To Give Us Some Bang For The Buck

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

I am not a big stats guy. They can be telling, but also misleading. With some numbers, you can twist them into meaning anything you want. That’s not the case with Jason Bay, whose numbers have been fundamentally telling and just plain bad. He hit six homers with 47 RBI while batting .259 last season. […]

Continue Reading »

Dodgers vs Mets: Starting Lineup, Notes, Game Preview

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Notes METS AT A GLANCE: The Mets have won two games in a row and improved to 6-2 in their last eight home games…New York is 7-10 overall at Citi Field. COMEBACK: The Mets trailed 1-0, 2-1 and 3-2 last night but rallied for a 6-3 win, the team’s sixth come-from-behind victory of the […]

Continue Reading »

Pelf-Awareness

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments
Pelf-Awareness

I am one of the regulars on a weekly Kult of Mets Personalities podcast, and if you listened to it, you would know that I am the resident Mike “Big Pelf” Pelfrey homer. I root for him probably harder than any other Met. I don’t know why either, but I feel a personal connection to […]

Continue Reading »

Mets On Pace For Nearly 100 Losses

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

We saw what the Mets could do a week ago. They were proficient in tacking on runs, scoring late and getting hits with two outs, and – surprise – with runners in scoring position. However, they were also doing that against Houston, Arizona and Washington. Teams not much better than them. Now we are seeing […]

Continue Reading »

Paulino Making It Difficult Not To Notice

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

It was good to see Mike Pelfrey go out on that mound yesterday and deliver such a strong performance after a week of whispers that he could be pulled from the rotation and shipped to Buffalo. In his longest outing of the season, Pelfrey tossed 7 2/3 innings allowing just one earned run on four hits to beat the […]

Continue Reading »