Mets Thoughts

The Green Family Values

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments

It’s only been one week since the murders in Tucson and we’ve learned a lot about some who were involved, particularly the family of a little girl named Christina who played second base for her little league team. Christina never had a chance with a crazy gunman and a Glock facing her. However, her spirit […]

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2011 Mets: A Risky Proposition

An article by posted on January 14, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Mets: A Risky Proposition

While the Yankees go about their business of building the best bullpen in baseball, and the Royals pluck one of our remaining free agent pitching options out from under our noses, lets turn to a topic that is always near but never dear to a Mets fan’s heart; injuries, or in Mets-speak, “Prevention & Recovery”. […]

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Mets Sign Journeyman Catcher Raul Chavez

An article by posted on January 14, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Journeyman Catcher Raul Chavez

The Mets have signed catcher Raul Chavez to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training, the club announced on Friday. Chavez, 37, played in the Blue Jays’ organization last season, batting .210 with 18 runs, 13 doubles, three home runs and 24 RBIs with Triple-A Las Vegas. He last played […]

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From Angel Pagan’s Mouth To God’s Ears

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments

Angel Pagan might have been heaven sent over the past two seasons, but now he seems to have his head up in the clouds. According to today’s Daily News, Anthony McCarron reports that the outfielder still believes the Mets can compete with the Phillies for the NL East division title, despite the fact that the […]

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Francisco Rodriguez, The Mets, And Their 41-Man Roster

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments

It seems that the Mets are still in play for starting pitcher Chris Young and that he is very close to making a decision as posted yesterday by my colleague Brandon Butler. Chris Young would be a nice addition for the Mets and if we do get him he instantly becomes the biggest acquisition of the Mets offseason […]

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Citi Field Never Looked So Good

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments

I got treated to a great link in our chat room yesterday that pretty much blew me away when it opened up. Check out this amazing rendition of Citi Field by the critically acclaimed New York artist, Borbay. This guy is a genius. You need to visit Borbay’s site where he takes you through a complete […]

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Making Sense of the Tankersley Signing

An article by posted on January 12, 2011 0 Comments

The signing of LHP Taylor Tankersley on the surface appears to be a mediocre move, but an in-depth look reveals a method to the madness. Tankersley has been with the Marlins for his entire major league career so he knows the division. It is not a huge factor but is a slight benefit knowing the premiere bats in the NL East in advance. […]

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There Is No Winning…

An article by posted on January 12, 2011 0 Comments

As I have been reading through a lot of postings and responses to signings, lack of signings – it is the same general theme that is occurring. The Mets fanbase being up in a stir over the lack of big signings. When the Mets signed Jason Bay for 66 Million dollars, it didn’t seem to […]

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Bonilla’s Millions

An article by posted on January 12, 2011 0 Comments
Bonilla’s Millions

When the New Year kicked in, talk of the Mets turned from looking towards the future to taking a not-so-fond trip down Memory Lane regarding one of the most disliked and controversial characters in Mets history. Nope, I’m not talking about Richie Hebner. I’m talking about Bobby Bonilla. While there is much to be said […]

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Kris Benson Retires; Says “Im Done”

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments
Kris Benson Retires; Says “Im Done”

According to Doug Miller of MLB.com, former Mets starter Kris Benson has apparently retired, saying “I’m done”. Benson pitched for the Mets in 2004 and 2005 after he was acquired with Jeff Keppinger in exchange for Ty Wigginton and Jose Bautista. (yes, that Jose Bautista!) Benson went 14-12 as a Met with a 4.23 ERA in 242 1/3 innings. […]

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