Mets Thoughts

They Really Are A Team

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments
They Really Are A Team

Last night I saw R.A. Dickey meeting with the press after the game – a tough loss. However R.A. makes no excuses – in fact after a couple of dreadful innings he shaped up and pitched deep into the game. This is no kid trying to get a place on a team, this is a […]

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Mets On Track To Beat Their Own MLB Record Of 120 Losses

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

Due to the changing nature of Baseball there are certain records which will stand forever. Cy Young’s 511 wins and Walter Johnson’s 113 shutouts come to mind. Nowadays pitchers don’t even toss 113 complete games much less 113 shutouts. Then there are records which were supposed to stand forever but did not, such as Ty Cobb’s […]

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Mets Need Bay To Hit The Ground Running

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Need Bay To Hit The Ground Running

Update: Jason Bay will be activated from the Disabled List and start in left field for tonight’s finale against the Astros. I get it. Jason Bay had a major injury last season, as his season ended when he suffered a concussion making that great catch against the Dodgers. But, as we all remember he had […]

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The Suckitude Is Widespread, Only One Can Save Us Now

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

This stat comes courtesy of the Daily News today. According to Runs Saved, a defensive metric invented by John Dewan of Acta Sports that attempts to measure a team’s defense, the Mets are currently the worst defensive team in baseball. The Mets have a minus-26 runs saved, way in front of the second-worst defensive team, […]

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When Will Dan Warthen And The Mets Part Ways?

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments
When Will Dan Warthen And The Mets Part Ways?

I know it’s only April, we’re less than 20 games into a very long 2011 season, but so far the pitching has been bad. Actually bad is an understatement, the pitching from the entire staff has been downright awful! There is no way to sugarcoat it, the team as of this writing is currently 5-13, […]

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A Few More Names For The Chopping Block

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments
A Few More Names For The Chopping Block

It’s official… We are now the worst team in baseball and no team has more losses than the Mets. Ugh… I guess that the only good thing you could say about sucking this bad, is that there’s nowhere else to go but up… One would hope… A few things… What’s with some of the outrage […]

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Are The Mets A 100 Loss Team?

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

After tonight’s loss to the Astros, the New York Mets are now 1-8 at home in Citi Field. It is their worst home start in franchise history, surpassing the Original Mets who went 1-7 at the Polo Grounds during their 1962 expansion season before winning their next home game. With their overall record now at 5-13, it is thier […]

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From Left Field: Mets Have A Short Leash Early

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

Though the season is a little more than two weeks old, the New York Mets have already shown that they are not afraid to pull the trigger if a player is underperforming. The combination of Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins is attempting to light a fire under their players. Part of the way they’re going […]

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Time to Push the Panic Button: How to Fix the Mets

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

Even just 17 games into the season, it is fairly clear that the Mets are in big trouble. The team is sitting at 5-12 and they are already 5.5 games behind the Phillies. It is not as if the Phillies are even playing their best baseball of the season yet. They are still without Chase […]

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Astros vs Mets: Starting Lineup, Notes, Game Preview

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Josh Thole – C David Wright – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Ike Davis – 1B Angel Pagan – CF Willie Harris – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B R.A. Dickey – RHP  Mets Notes METS AT A GLANCE: The Mets have lost 11 of their last 13 games […]

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