Mets Thoughts

Here’s The Situation: Second Base

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments

I am in a bit of a good mood because I’m feeling positive looking ahead to the season. For some reason, even though I am a cynic, I always seem to find positivity in the Mets. Of course, if I take a second to be negative, my mind will blow up because I’ll stop wanting […]

Continue Reading »

Five Reasons To Look Forward To The 2011 Mets Season

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments

Amidst all this spring training uncertainty, the Castillo/Perez drama and numerous articles predicting the Mets to be a mediocre team, I felt it was time to look forward to a few things, and these are five reasons to look forward to the 2011 Mets. 1.) The Growth Of Players 2011 will mark the next major […]

Continue Reading »

Is Ike Davis On The Verge Of Becoming A Star?

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments

With all the hype surrounding the second base competition, let’s not forget about our rock at first base: Ike Davis. With just one year under his belt, Davis is poised to have a breakout year in 2011. He may not put up Albert Pujols type numbers, but then again not many first basemen can. Since […]

Continue Reading »

10 Best Selling MLB Jerseys In 2010

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments
10 Best Selling MLB Jerseys In 2010

Here are the Top 10 MLB Jerseys for the 2010 season according to CNBC.com. 10. Tim Lincecum – San Francisco Giants 9. Alex Rodriguez – New York Yankees 8. Dustin Pedroia – Boston Red Sox 7. Josh Hamilton – Texas Rangers 6. Albert Pujols – St. Louis Cardinals 5. Cliff Lee  – Seattle Mariners/Texas Rangers […]

Continue Reading »

Let’s Not Go Overboard With Praising Alderson

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments

Let’s be careful not to go overboard in praising the Sandy Alderson regime for the sacking of Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez. Credit to Alderson goes in finally convincing the Wilpons eating $18 million in salary was the prudent option. The actual decision itself was a no-brainer in that neither would be a viable contributor […]

Continue Reading »

What Can the Mets Expect From Carlos Beltran This Year?

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments

With just nine days left until Opening Day, Carlos Beltran has only appeared in one game as a DH and has had only three at-bats. At this point, it is getting very hard to believe that he will start the season anywhere other than the disabled list. Earlier this week there was news that Beltran […]

Continue Reading »

Willie Harris Is Having A Nice Spring

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments
Willie Harris Is Having A Nice Spring

When Mets fans think of Willie Harris, they think of the stinker who made diving catches that took wins (and possibly playoff berths) away from the Mets.  I was happy to see the Mets signed Willie Harris, mostly because I don’t have to see him on the opposing team and making ridiculous plays against us.  When the Mets signed Willie […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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)

Continue Reading »