Mets Thoughts

Decision On Fate Of Ollie Perez Could Come Monday

An article by posted on March 20, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 3/20 1:00 PM Oliver Perez left the Mets complex this morning and was not told what was next for him, according to Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal. Costa also says that we should expect a decision by Monday. Pitching coach Dan Warthen said this morning that no decision has been reached yet on Perez, but there […]

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Izzy Could Bump Bobby Parnell From Setup Job

An article by posted on March 20, 2011 0 Comments

Great read by Mike Puma of the NY Post this morning who writes that 38-year-old right-hander Jason Isringhausen has wowed the Mets so much in his comeback from Tommy John surgery that he will most likely bump Bobby Parnell from the bullpen’s primary setup role. Surprising as that may sound, it’s actually pitching coach Dan Warthen […]

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I’m Sold on Chris Capuano

An article by posted on March 20, 2011 0 Comments

During the offseason, Chris Capuano signed a contract with the Mets with the hope he could bounce back from injuries and give the team some quality starts at the back of the rotation. The Mets saw it as a high risk, high reward kind of contract.  So far, it’s showing some early promise and there’s a […]

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See Ya Ollie, It’s Only A Matter Of Time Now

An article by posted on March 19, 2011 0 Comments

“I did a bad job.” Those words uttered by Oliver Perez after a disastrous outing today could be the understatement of the year. Oliver Perez may have thrown is last pitch for the New York Mets today, it was an 86 MPH fastball that capped off an inning that saw him give up four runs on […]

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Look Who’s Number 1

An article by posted on March 19, 2011 0 Comments
Look Who’s Number 1

Mookie Wilson officially has switched his uniform number back to No. 1. The number became available after the Mets released second baseman Luis Castillo. That didn’t take very long at all, did it. Order is finally restored in Metsdom.

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3 Up and 3 Down: The Premier Edition

An article by posted on March 19, 2011 0 Comments

With the start of every new season, I’m always looking for new regular features to add to our site. This is actually a resurrected version of a past feature we called “Hits and Misses”. We just changed the name around and decided to commit to three items on each side for each post. Enjoy our premier […]

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Q&A With Mike Diaz of Mets Minor League Blog

An article by posted on March 19, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Diaz of the excellent Mets Minor League Blog by Toby Hyde, was kind enough to answer some questions for us on some Mets prospects and the state of our minor league system. 1. Where do you rank the Mets Minor League System on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the best) in the following areas: […]

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Morning Grind: Scott Hairston Should Be In On The Second Base Sweepstakes

An article by posted on March 19, 2011 0 Comments

As everyone knows, the second base job is wide open for the Mets in 2011, especially now that Luis Castillo has been released. The competition has seemingly been narrowed down to Daniel Murphy, Brad Emaus and Luis Hernandez. But arguably the hottest hitter on the Mets this spring has been left out of the discussion. […]

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25 Million Later…Luis Castillo In Retrospect.

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

Luis Castillo was officially released today and is no longer on the active roster of the New York Mets. I wish I could’ve heard these words a few years ago, but after reading numerous posts and insights into the situation varying from “good riddance” to “why?” I decided to give a full scope look into […]

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Thoughts On Luis Castillo’s Release And Reactions

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets made it official and announced that they have released 35-year-old second baseman Luis Castillo this morning. Castillo had one year left on his contract that will pay him $6 million dollars, but that doesn’t seem to matter considering all things. Here are some comments made by Sandy Alderson while speaking to reporters: “After […]

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