Mets Thoughts

A Small Piece To A Big Puzzle

An article by posted on October 27, 2011 0 Comments

There’s so much talk lately (probably because we’re bored), about what statistics we use when evaluating hitters or what stats we wish management to use to do the same. It’s mildly amusing to me to see how heated this conversation gets. It always seems to wind up in some discussion centered around Billy Beane, or […]

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Jesse Orosco’s Glove Has Been Found!

An article by posted on October 27, 2011 0 Comments
Jesse Orosco’s Glove Has Been Found!

So do you think Jesse Orosco looks happy in the photograph to the left?  Just wait until he finds out that we located his glove!  Then he’ll experience joy like he’s never felt before! You know the glove we’re talking about.  It’s the one Orosco threw up in the air triumphantly after he struck out […]

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Hot Stove Report: Pelfrey, Nathan, Shields, Darvish Updates

An article by posted on October 26, 2011 0 Comments
Hot Stove Report: Pelfrey, Nathan, Shields, Darvish Updates

Joe Nathan RP - The Twins announced that they’ve declined the club option for $12.5MM on reliever Joe Nathan and will pay him a $2MM buyout instead. Nathan, who has been a rock solid closer the Twins, returned from 2010 Tommy John surgery this season and posted a 4.84 ERA and 1.16 WHIP in 48 appearances. Obviously, […]

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Did Mets Dodge A Bullet By Signing Bay Instead Of Lackey?

An article by posted on October 26, 2011 0 Comments

Short answer? No. On Monday, Joe McDonald of ESPN, reported that Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey will miss most or all of the 2012 season after deciding to undergo Tommy John surgery on his ailing elbow. The elbow has been an issue for Lackey since the spring, but he and the team decided that […]

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This Day In MLB History…

An article by posted on October 26, 2011 0 Comments
This Day In MLB History…

October 26th, 1940: Tigers’ slugging left fielder Hank Greenberg (.340, 41, 150) is named the American League’s Most Valuable Player with Indian hurler Bob Feller (27-11- 2.61) finishing second. Having won the award in 1935 as a first baseman, ‘Hammerin’ Hank’ becomes the first player to win another MVP playing a different position. Like most […]

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The Most Tradeable Mets?

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments

There are three ways for a team to build: free agency, drafting and trading. With a stated budget of just over $100 million, Sandy Alderson’s free-agent options are limited, especially if he dives into the deep end of the Jose Reyes pool. He’ll be looking to plug holes in the bullpen and rotation with middle-tier […]

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Kicking The Tires On Roy Oswalt and Brad Lidge

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
Kicking The Tires On Roy Oswalt and Brad Lidge

On Monday, the Phillies officially declined the 2012 options for starter Roy Oswalt and reliever Brad Lidge. Neither player are totally out of the picture yet as GM Ruben Amaro did say he would keep in tough with agents for both players and one or both could be brought back next season at a much reduced price. Oswalt  was […]

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A Night To Remember (or #BlameBucker /sarcasm)

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments

Today is the 25th anniversary of a gigantic moment in Mets history, and that’s the celebration of Game Six. Whether you were alive, a child, a baby, an adult, not even born yet, chances are an elder has sat you down and either played the last inning of the game or has told them the […]

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Oh, What A Night – October 25, 1986

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
Oh, What A Night – October 25, 1986

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been 25 years… I was at home that night watching the game with my family. Me and my dad were the only two that were mentally locked and loaded – the rest of my family were die-hard Yankee fans. Nobody ever said it would be easy… Lets not quibble, fast […]

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Relive The Defining Moment Of 1986

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
Relive The Defining Moment Of 1986

Check out this great video of Game 6 featuring commentary by Vin Scully and Keith Hernandez with a wonderful backdrop of Billy Joel’s “Miami 2017″ playing in the background. Good stuff.

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