Mets Thoughts

From Left Field: Does Brad Emaus Deserve The Preseason Hype?

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments

I love when MLB analysts, bloggers and fans release their picks for a team’s projected lineup heading into the season. In many cases, educated baseball fans arrive somewhere in the “ballpark” (no pun intended) of what the Opening Day lineup will look like. Since Terry Collins has given everyone a preview of at least two-thirds […]

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Where Are Jason Bay and Carlos Beltran?

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments

In a post to MetsBlog, Matt Cerrone shared a concern from one of his Twitter followers that lead to a post entitled: Where are Ollie and Castillo? He replied on his blog, I’ve been thinking the same thing. I mean, I hate to judge, because who knows, maybe they have something important going on in their […]

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Collins Will Try To Wish Madoff Mess Into The Cornfield

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments
Collins Will Try To Wish Madoff Mess Into The Cornfield

Terry Collins will have a tough job this Spring. Not only will he have to overcome the disappointment of the last four seasons and try to change the tempo in the clubhouse and the performance on the field, but if that wasn’t tough enough he now has to do it while trying to play through […]

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Swapping Jason Bay For Michael Young

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments
Swapping Jason Bay For Michael Young

Joel Sherman of the NY Post had something interesting to think about this morning. I guess even journalists and reporters love to speculate as much as we fans and bloggers do, but his reasoning for a swap of Jason Bay for Michael Young had some real bite to it. Sherman says that if he were […]

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Five Worst Mets Free Agents Contracts

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments

Darren Pare of Yahoo Sports posted his choices for the five worst Mets free agent signings of all time. Here they are: 5. Kaz Matsui: A star shortstop in the Japan, Kaz Matsui signed with the Mets for 3 years at $20 million in 2003. In his last season in Japan, Matsui had 33 home […]

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Could Albert Pujols Wind Up On The Phillies?

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments
Could Albert Pujols Wind Up On The Phillies?

According to MLB Trade Rumors, Albert Pujols has moved up his deadline for the Cardinals to get a deal done to February 15th, only six days away. The original deadline was set for February 19th, but Albert has decided to show up to camp early to prepare for what could be his final Spring Training as […]

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Spring Training For The Mets And The Yankees

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Training For The Mets And The Yankees

Both the Mets and the Yankees have had an uncharacteristic and in some ways, an unproductive off-season. The Mets were not able to make many quality additions due to the lack of available funds. The Yankees have just found out that Andy Pettitte will not return and are learning that good pitchers are hard to […]

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Mets Sign RHP Dale Thayer

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is reporting via Twitter, that the New York Mets have signed RHP Dale Thayer to a minor league contract. Thayer, 30, has parts of two major league seasons under his belt, both with the Tampa Bay Rays. He has appeared in just 12 games totaling 15.2 innings pitched in which he allowed […]

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Who Do We Want To Own The Mets?

An article by posted on February 8, 2011 0 Comments
Who Do We Want To Own The Mets?

A little more than two weeks ago it was announced by Fred and Jeff Wilpon that they were exploring the option of adding a partner(s) to own the New York Mets. Naturally the news hit the blogs and Twitter in no time and there was talk among Mets fans on who they would want to own […]

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Projected Mets Lineup, Mr. Met Has A Date With Lucie

An article by posted on February 8, 2011 0 Comments

There is Mr. Met getting the last bag full of Mets gear loaded on the truck as it gets ready to hit the road for Mets Camp in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Mets.com also posted their projected lineup, rotation and top bullpen roles. Projected batting order  1. SS Jose Reyes: .282 BA, .321 OBP, .428 SLG, […]

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