Mets Thoughts

Roberto Alomar’s Advice To Jason Bay

An article by posted on January 7, 2011 0 Comments

Newly enshrined Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar was in New York yesterday and spoke with reporters about a variety of things including his struggles during his time with the Mets. Dan Martin of the NY Post clues us in on what he said, particularly addressing the notion that he didn’t give his best effort with the Mets. […]

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There’s A Lot More Right With The Mets Than Wrong

An article by posted on January 6, 2011 0 Comments

Gil Hodges must’ve been crazy! The Mets had just lost 101 games and finished in 10th place, 40 ½ GB of the Cardinals. Yet when Hodges was hired by the Mets in the off-season of 1967 he stated, ‘I see a lot more right with the Mets than wrong.’ Hodges first year as skipper provided […]

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A Dear John Letter To Franco From The BBWAA

An article by posted on January 6, 2011 0 Comments
A Dear John Letter To Franco From The BBWAA

Dear John, Having you on our Hall of Fame ballot this year has been a real joy, but unfortunately all good things must come to an end and we have to call it quits. There’s just no point in seeing you again and I thought it was probably best for both of us to move on […]

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Former Met Roberto Alomar And Bert Blyleven Are Heading To Cooperstown

An article by posted on January 5, 2011 0 Comments

Well, its that time of year again.  Its time to decide who was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Its that time of year where we argue, dispute, and elect those worthy of joining the best of the best, of all baseball players in the Hall of Fame.  The BBWAA announced today (drum roll […]

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Will Mike Piazza Suffer The Same Fate As Jeff Bagwell?

An article by posted on January 5, 2011 0 Comments

Today is the big day when the new class of Hall of Famers will be announced sometime around 1:00 PM EST. I say Hall of Famers, but my gut tells me only one player will be elected today; Roberto Alomar. Of course Alomar should have gotten in last year, but he fell a few votes […]

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What If The Mets Can Be Competitive In 2011

An article by posted on January 4, 2011 0 Comments

Happy New Year everyone! We’re 49 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training. As everyone knows I don’t have much confidence in the 2011 Mets and I’m already looking forward to the 2012 season as many are already suggesting   I honestly believe this is just a lost season, where .500 would be […]

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Ok, I’ll Bite…..

An article by posted on January 4, 2011 0 Comments

Why haven’t the A’s finished above .500 since 2006? It’s a question I’ve seen asked by some detractors of sabermetrics, as if a few seasons under .500 can eradicate nearly 40 years of research. I never felt the need to dignify that question with a response, as the answer is very simple. Poor Billy Beane spilled […]

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Some More Resolutions For The Mets

An article by posted on January 4, 2011 0 Comments

The beginning of the new year is always fresh with optimism and goal setting. Yesterdays don’t matter anymore and the focus is on today and tomorrow. As an organization the Mets’ 2011 goals are to get through the season as competitively as possible, shed itself of its suffocating contracts and lay a foundation for 2012. […]

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Mets Add RHP Taylor Buchholz and DFA Ryota Igarashi

An article by posted on January 3, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Add RHP Taylor Buchholz and DFA Ryota Igarashi

In addition to signing left-hander Chris Capuano, the Mets have also signed right-hander Taylor Buchholz to a one-year contract, and to make room for him they have designated reliever Ryota Igarashi for assignment. Igarashi is owed $1.75 million in 2011 and if he is claimed by another team the Mets will still be responsible for […]

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Steroids Era and Hall Of Fame Voting Collide

An article by posted on January 3, 2011 0 Comments

I love the internet and I spend a great portion of my day just reading my sports feeds, chatting with or emailing friends, and even blogging on this site. However, the internet does have its drawbacks. Lately there seems to be a wide array of opinions on who should or shouldn’t get into the Hall of […]

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