Mets Thoughts

David Wright Hasn’t Been The Same Since Matt Cain

An article by posted on November 7, 2011 0 Comments
David Wright Hasn’t Been The Same Since Matt Cain

Ever since Shea Stadium closed its doors for the final time in 2008, David Wright has not been the same player.  At least that’s what I hear from many Mets fans.  Although I do think the move from Shea Stadium to Citi Field has hurt Wright’s power stroke, I don’t think the ballpark is to […]

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The Mets’ Plan Is To Hope The Phillies Get Old In A Few Years?

An article by posted on November 6, 2011 0 Comments

Joel Sherman of the NY Post spoke to a Mets official who told him the Mets plan is to hope the Phillies get old and try to overtake them in 2013 or 2014. Word continues to circulate in baseball circles that the Mets will be willing to discuss David Wright in trades this offseason as […]

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A New York Payroll: Part Deux?

An article by posted on November 5, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday, I read over Matt Cerrone’s post entitled, “What is a New York payroll?“. Great question, right? And one that is certainly worthy of debate, and I can’t wait to dig my teeth into this one. Cerrone’s piece was spurred on by a series of tweets by Adam Rubin who said the following: If Mets […]

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Delcos: Will There Ever Be A New Culture?

An article by posted on November 5, 2011 0 Comments

We heard a lot about the Mets’ culture changing when Sandy Alderson was hired as GM and Terry Collins as manager. The atmosphere changed t0 a degree, but the Mets’ talent level remained roughly the same with once again, the pitching faltered and took the team down with it. Looking back on the season there […]

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For Esses & Giggles: Go After Lincecum!

An article by posted on November 4, 2011 0 Comments

One of our readers, Deebo, comes up with a worthy Friday afternoon debate that has nothing to do with Jose Reyes, bricks and blue walls. He writes: I just read a FoxSports.com piece from JP Morosi that said an option for SF Giants to get more offensive support was to trade Lincecum for multiple players and then […]

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Pagan Has Priced Himself Out Of His Optimal Role

An article by posted on November 4, 2011 0 Comments
Pagan Has Priced Himself Out Of His Optimal Role

Yesterday, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York was kind enough to answer a question for me during a chat which you can read in it’s entirety here. Joe D. – If the Mets are looking for a center fielder, is it safe to say Angel Pagan will be non-tendered? Adam Rubin - Team officials are definitely […]

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The Mets Catching Situation

An article by posted on November 4, 2011 0 Comments

In a Mets offseason that will be dominated by one huge name—Jose Reyes—other major needs may go overlooked. That’s partially because the Mets will try hard to keep Reyes and also because the team is still not financially sound. When we think of the Mets roster, we immediately say we need pitching, pitching and more […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #15 Jefry Marte, 3B

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #15 Jefry Marte, 3B

Once upon a time there was a 17-year-old, highly rated Mets prospect named Jefry Marte. Marte had signed as an IFA in July 2007, two weeks after his 16th birthday. The young, right-hand hitting third baseman made his stateside debut the following year in 2008, playing for the GCL Mets, where he hit a promising […]

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Free Agency Begins Today – Type A’s, Type B’s and Type Mets

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments

David Lennon of Newsday did the legwork on this… Sandy Alderson reiterated Monday that he still expects to have a 2012 payroll in the $100 million-$110 million range, but does not want it all to be spent before Opening Day. If so, the bulk of that money already is slotted for nine players: Johan Santana […]

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Anyone Up For An Endy Chavez Reunion?

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments
Anyone Up For An Endy Chavez Reunion?

While looking through name upon name of the free-agents this winter, the familiar ring of “Endy Chavez” jumped off the page at me. After mulling it over, I would not be opposed to seeing Chavez back patrolling the outfield of Citi Field. The 33-year old outfielder is forever etched in the memory of every Met fan […]

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