Mets Thoughts

Morning Grind: Changing Faces, Part 1

An article by posted on September 22, 2010 0 Comments

Top of the mornin’, Met Nation. Looks like the season has all but been decided and the trade talks have been intensified. This time, we may actually see real movement in an effort to improve our ball club. For the next three days, I’ll offer a small three-part commentary on the state of the team going […]

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David Wright’s Opposite Field Power

An article by posted on September 22, 2010 0 Comments

The three-run homer that Elmer Dessens gave up tonight in the eighth inning to Gaby Sanchez that wound up costing the Mets a loss didn’t really bother me tonight. The team is out of contention, and at this point, all I want to see is some solid, fundamental baseball as well as some clutch hitting […]

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When Will Wright Learn That Actions Speak Louder Than Words?

An article by posted on September 21, 2010 0 Comments

David Wright was a guest on WFAN this morning, and Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog.com captured this quote from Wright, “I think there needs to be changes.  There needs to be a new look, some new life.  If that involves the coaching staff, that’s up to Mr. Wilpon and the Front Office. I think the players […]

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Dessens Demolished, Mets Lose 5-2

An article by posted on September 21, 2010 0 Comments
Dessens Demolished, Mets Lose 5-2

Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was about as good as you can get today and had nothing to show for it. Pelf went seven innings, allowing one earned run and another unearned, giving up five hits, striking out four and walking zero. The gameplan was in place all game and he executed it, locating masterfully. Pedro […]

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Torre Fits the Current Mold.

An article by posted on September 21, 2010 0 Comments

So, I just finished reading a post on metsblog.com, where Matthew Cerrone posts a tweet from Ian O’Connor regarding Joe Torre’s comments about whether he’d listen to the Wilpon’s regarding a chance to manage the Mets.  Here are the quotes from Cerrone and also Michael Baron that left me turning my head to the side […]

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Positives Of The Mets 2010 Season

An article by posted on September 21, 2010 0 Comments

A lot of people on here and twitter and in general say I’m very negative about the New York Mets and they are correct.  Overall, the last 4 seasons have been disappointments with 2 consecutive collapses, the injuries last season and now this dreadful season.  2010 has seen rookies being called up when not ready, […]

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From Left Field: Who’s On Second?

An article by posted on September 20, 2010 0 Comments

According to Abbott and Costello, “Who’s on first, What’s on second, and I Don’t Know’s on third.” However, for the 2011 New York Mets, the question will be the following: who (not what) is on second? Let’s be honest. Even before his recent injury, Met fans were not getting excited about the prospects of having […]

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More On Jeff Wilpon…

An article by posted on September 20, 2010 0 Comments

This morning, our own Joe Spector wrote a great piece based on information from an article by Joel Sherman on how Jeff Wilpon has become a sort of stumbling block in the front office. This afternoon, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, corroborates much of what was said in the Sherman piece and writes, If ever a team needed […]

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Morning Grind: Santana, Poison Pen, Torre/Backman, End Of An Era

An article by posted on September 20, 2010 0 Comments

Good Morning, Met Nation. It was a given that the team needed to make changes towards the future to go from underachiever to perennial contenders to a World Series every year. But now we are seeing the worst case scenarios become reality right before our eyes…. Ace In Your Face Johan Santana, more than any single person […]

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Mets Get Swept By Braves After A 6-3 Loss

An article by posted on September 19, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets get swept by the Braves as they lose 6-3. Dickey got tagged for six runs and ten hits in six innings. The bullpen didn’t help much either as they gave up two runs. The offense didn’t do much either, other than David Wright’s 24th homerun of the season. Game Summary R.A. Dickey got […]

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