Mets Thoughts

Loud and Proud… Yeah, Mets Baby!!!

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
Loud and Proud… Yeah, Mets Baby!!!

Before I get into the point of this post I have to tell you about something that happened to me before last night’s game. We needed to pick up a few things in the way of snacks , beverages, beer, etc. because we were having my friend and his wife over to watch the Mets. […]

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Only the Mets: The Sequel

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
Only the Mets: The Sequel

Come on, people.  We should have known.  After all these years, we should have realized after the rollercoaster ride from heaven to hell on those days which will live in infamy, July 29-30, 2015, that the story was hardly over.  That the final chapters had not yet been written.  That something akin to paradise could […]

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From Tears Of Sadness To Tears Of Joy

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
From Tears Of Sadness To Tears Of Joy

Not even all the greatest scribes in the world could have dreamed up and written a better script than what has unfolded at Citi Field in the last 48 hours. It is moments like this that makes baseball the greatest sport in the world. Nothing can match it’s drama, nothing comes close to the agony […]

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The Making Of A Team

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
The Making Of A Team

“And, a few days after Bill stepped behind the plate, something happened to the Blues. When you live with a team eight months of the year, season after season, its thoughts and responses and spirits become your own. I never felt it stronger than the week Bill took charge behind the plate.” “Not that it […]

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Breaking Down Matt Harvey vs. Washington Nationals

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
Breaking Down Matt Harvey vs. Washington Nationals

Stat Line:  7.2 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 9 SO, 0 BB Matt Harvey is resembling the Dark Knight of 2013.  Using both sides of the plate predominately with his fastball and slider, Harvey was perfect through five innings before Jose Lobaton singled up the middle. This article explains Harvey’s fastball dominance and an area […]

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The Last Word: Only the Mets

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
The Last Word: Only the Mets

The fiasco that was Wednesday, July 29 at Citi Field will for a long time stand as Exhibit A for a couple of truisms my wife and I share as we watch the Mets most every night from April to October (yeah, October): One, every game features something you’ve never seen before, and two, baseball […]

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Jumping To Conclusions and Agent-Speak

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Jumping To Conclusions and Agent-Speak

Update 11:30 am Brewers beat writer Tom Haudricourt has spent the day trying to explain to fans what exactly happened. Now, in the latest tweet meant to set off yet another firestorm, Haudricourt says, The more details I get on nixed Gomez trade, the more it sounds as if it became more financial matter than medical […]

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Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. San Diego Padres

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. San Diego Padres

Stat Line:  2.1 IP, 6 R, 10 H, 1 SO, 0 BB Bartolo Colon struggled throwing his fastball against the San Diego Padres leading to a 6-1 deficit by the middle of the third inning.  This article explains the reason behind Colons poor fastball velocity and command. Lack of Spin MPH on a pitch is […]

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A Brief Letter of Thanks to Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
A Brief Letter of Thanks to Sandy Alderson

Dear Mr. Alderson, I would genuinely like to thank you for quite literally just doing something; actually, as of Monday, July 27, two somethings. Though there are certainly more impactful hitters around the league than Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe, it is refreshing to see that you’re at least now beginning to patch up the […]

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Tyler Clippard Makes Great First Impression, Here’s A Scouting Report

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
Tyler Clippard Makes Great First Impression, Here’s A Scouting Report

Stat Line:  1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 SO, 0 BB #MetsTwitter went wild last night seeing Tyler Clippard warming up for the ninth.  After allowing a hard hit double off the bat of Abraham Almonte, Clippard settled down to produce three consecutive outs. “I was anxious to get out there and put that […]

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Which Mets Ace Would Get The Ball In A One-Game Playoff?

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
Which Mets Ace Would Get The Ball In A One-Game Playoff?

The Mets have more than their fair share of terrific young pitching, and with Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom, they would have pocket aces should they get a chance to play a series in October. But what if the Mets earn a Wild Card spot, and find themselves in a one-game playoff with a trip […]

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