Mets Thoughts

Crash and Burn

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

So now that the Mets have parted ways with both Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez, there are a variety of opinions on how this soap opera has panned out.  Should they have stayed on because they were owed a king’s ransom, the Mets would essentially be paying them either way, right?  Or does this truly […]

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Mets Fans Are Loyal No Matter What The Polls Say

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets were a mediocre team in 2010, finishing the season with a 79-83 record. That mark was the 20th best in baseball (or the 11th worst, if you’re standing on your head while looking at the standings). That was a nine-game improvement over the dismal 2009 season, when injuries turned the Mets into Johan […]

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Cuban On Mets: If I’m Writing A Check For $800 Million, I Expect Someone To Kiss My Ass

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

Dallas Mavericks owner and billionaire Mark Cuban, was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night and was asked if he had any interest in buying the Mets. His response was pretty hilarious. (Go to about 3:00 minute mark)

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Wow, You Can’t Make This Stuff Up!

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

You may get a chuckle out of this, or you may just shake your head at the sheer lunacy of some in the sports media these days and how far they will go with something, or in this case nothing. Not more than 24 hours after the Mets heeded the calls of baseball writers everywhere and […]

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Take Me Out To The Ballgame

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments
Take Me Out To The Ballgame

Looks like the Mets had an upheaval in recent days. Finally, after years of prodding from the fans, Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez are finally gone, along with a hunk of cash. Castillo left with 6 million dollars, while Oliver Perez, not wanting to be outdone took 12 million of those dwindling Wilpon dollars with him. Doesn’t leave much for the Mets to play with […]

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Oh, Ollie

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

Oh, Ollie (Sing to the tune of Oh, Mandy) I remember falling rain. Duaner Sanchez, hunger pains. Looking for a cab, and craving tamales. We never reailized, it’ll all lead to Ollie. Oh Ollie, well you came and destroyed our rotation. But we signed you anyway. Oh Ollie, never could find your speed and location. […]

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Hasta La Vista, Baby!

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

As if going into a new season without Jeff Francoeur clogging up the lineup wasn’t improvement enough, Mets fans all over the world are absolutely rejoicing today as we bid farewell to Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo too. This is what addition by subtraction is all about! Usually we’d wish former players the best of luck, […]

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Phillies Deal With Castillo Is Only A 10-Day Audition

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

Update: ESPN is reporting that the deal the Phillies agreed to with Luis Castillo is only for 10-day audition and he has not been promised a spot on their opening day roster. Original Post 3/20 8:00 PM According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, recently released second baseman Luis Castillo may be closing in on […]

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With Castillo and Perez Gone, New Mets Era Officially Begins

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins closed the door this morning on the Mets’ career of Oliver Perez, arguably one of the most scored players in franchise history when they released the frustratingly erratic pitcher known as Coin Flip. There were no 50-50 odds on Perez when spring training began and giving up back-to-back […]

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The Line Must Be Drawn Here!

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

THIS IS ABOUT SAVING THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY! Well maybe not but this has to be right up there with landing a man on the moon before the damn Commies or finally putting a Wal-Mart in Staten Island or bringing the iPhone over to a carrier that doesn’t drop calls like Charlie Sheen drops Goddesses. […]

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