Mets Thoughts

Jenrry Mejia: Is His Future In The Bullpen?

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia: Is His Future In The Bullpen?

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen worries me sometimes. I understand that he was spared a trip to the guillotine thanks to the efforts of R.A. Dickey and Mike Pelfrey who both made last minutes pleas for clemency, but I’ve never really been a big fan of his. As we’ve all heard countless times already this offseason, […]

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Key Players To Watch in Spring Training

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments

I cannot believe its finally here!  I have been sitting at home bored out of my mind all winter long without any baseball going on.  But, we are finally going to be getting some added excitement in the days ahead, as spring training has finally arrived.  In 3 days, pitchers and catchers are to report to […]

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Morning Grind: Fans Need To Know More, Sandy Flubs On Fossum

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments

Hey everyone! Here is this week’s Morning Grind: Mets Sign Casey Fossum Normally when I see that Alderson signed an under-the-radar type player, I look at almost every stat I can find. Alderson is about finding a cheap, one-tool player than a type-A free agent, four or five tool players for many more years and tens of millions more. But […]

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ESPN Tackles The Madoff/Wilpon Issue

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments

This morning, ESPN: Outside The Lines discussed the implications of the Madoff claw-back lawsuit headed by the trustee Irving Picard who is acting on behalf of all the victims. Picard alleges that the Mets owners should have known about the fraud and raked in millions in illegal profits. Thanks to Adam Rubin of ESPN New […]

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Splitsville: Brad Emaus Inside The Numbers

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments
Splitsville: Brad Emaus Inside The Numbers

You can call this a companion post to Jim Mancari’s earlier post on Brad Emaus. I want to touch on another few concerns I have with Brad Emaus and this fan-wide enthusiasm that he was the steal of the Rule 5 Draft and that he’ll win the second base job this spring. Not so fast. […]

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Some Happy Mets Thoughts On A Cold Friday

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments
Some Happy Mets Thoughts On A Cold Friday

It seems that some of you really got your feathers ruffled over my post the other day in which I speculated that Pujols and the Phillies looked like a good match? Chill out everybody, we’ve been speculating on MMO since 2005, you should be used to it by now. Did you happen to catch Andy […]

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Discussing Mets Prospects With Joe DeMayo Of Port St. Lucie To Flushing

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments

Recently I did an email interview with Joe DeMayo who does a fantastic job covering the Mets Minor Leagues and the MLB Draft for the excellent Mets site, St. Lucie To Flushing. 1. Where do you rank the Mets Minor League System on a scale of 1-10 in the following areas: A) Starting Pitching: 3. […]

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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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