Mets Thoughts

What I Want To See From Collins On Managing The Bullpen

An article by posted on January 18, 2011 0 Comments

November 23, 2010 is the day that Terry Collins was officially announced the new manager of the New York Mets. I’ve been on record saying that I don’t agree with Sandy Alderson’s hiring of Collins. I’m not going into why again. It’s done. Collins will be the manager for 2011 and most likely 2012. I don’t […]

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David Wright: To C Or Not To C

An article by posted on January 17, 2011 0 Comments
David Wright: To C Or Not To C

Kerel Cooper form one of my favorite Mets blogs On The Black, tossed out that age old question that comes up each year right before the start of spring training: Should David Wright be named captain of the Mets? I have never really understood the significance of a baseball team having a captain, and of course there’s […]

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Cliff Lee Underpaid, D.J. Carrasco Overpaid? That’s Why I Say Heyman Nice Shot.

An article by posted on January 16, 2011 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com totally infuriates me at times with the joy he seems to get out of taking potshots at the Mets. Some of you may think I’m overreacting, but he does this incessantly 2-3 times a week. However, this one takes the cake as I’m sure you will all agree. Before the weekend, […]

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From Left Field: And Now We Wait

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments

With the signing of Willie Harris to take over as the team’s fourth outfielder and the high possibility of a Chris Young signing soon, it seems as though the Mets have addressed all of their needs heading into the season. Granted, there are still position battles to be won (second base, bullpen and bench spots) […]

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No Francis? No Problem: Why Young Is A Better Option For The Mets Than Francis

An article by posted on January 15, 2011 0 Comments

  LHP Jeff Francis has agreed to terms with the Kansas City Royals on a one-year deal, I say good riddance. The Mets are much better off going after Chris Young than Francis. Although both have had more than their share of injuries the past two seasons, there is much more upside to Young.   […]

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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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