Mets Thoughts

Will Mets Regret That Six Year Johan Deal?

An article by posted on September 13, 2010 0 Comments

What was written then is coming to pass, the back end of Johan Santana’s contract appears to be choking the Mets. It was widely written, by me and others, that six years is too long a deal for a pitcher who had already accumulated a lot of innings. Santana’s velocity has been in decline, and […]

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The Mets 2011 PreDICKEYment

An article by posted on September 13, 2010 0 Comments

In a year rife with moral victories and the subsequent heartbreak that comes along with it, R.A. Dickey has been one of the more pleasant surprises with the 2010 Mets.  I’m sure most Mets fans weren’t expecting much from a 35 year-old quasi-journeyman knuckleballer (I certainly wasn’t), we can now break bread that R.A. Dickey […]

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Morning Grind: Flushing, What’s Up?

An article by posted on September 13, 2010 0 Comments

Good Monday Morning, Met fans, Backbiting, battle lines drawn between teammates, agents frothing at the mouth, season ending injuries, and a team that is losing more than they are winning and unable to make significant progress for a 4th consecutive season. There have been many opportunities to make an impact and move forward but the organization […]

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Would You Let Your Child Root For This Team?

An article by posted on September 13, 2010 0 Comments

Lets be honest. We all could have been Yankee fans. We could be wearing Derek Jeter jerseys, praying every night to our God Mickey Mantle and ending all debates with the robotic illogical response, “27 Championships.” But we’re not. We’re Mets fans. And like a marriage, we’re in this for better or worse. Lately, however, […]

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Roy Oswalt Four Hits The Mets In A 3-0 Loss.

An article by posted on September 12, 2010 0 Comments

Mets bats were kept to just four hits in the game as they fall 3-0 to the Phils and lose the series 2-1. Niese pitched seven innings giving up three runs and eight hits. Bullpen kept it together for the last two innings, but Roy Oswalt four hit the Mets in a complete game shutout […]

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Ike Davis Leads The Mets To 4-3 Win Over Phils

An article by posted on September 11, 2010 0 Comments

Mets take over the Phils with a 4-3 win to tie up the series. Mike Pelfrey had a great start going into the eighth inning only giving up two runs. Three bullpen pitches combined for two outs before Takahashi gets another save. Ike Davis goes 4-4 with 3 RBIs and Jose Reyes hits his ninth […]

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Wang and Prior Haven’t Recovered From Anterior Capsule Surgery

An article by posted on September 11, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana’s recovery from surgery to repair the anterior capsule of his shoulder, may not go as smoothly as some have suggested. Comparisons were made to position players like Jorge Posada of the Yankees who had the same surgery and recovered just fine. But comparing a position player to a pitcher when it comes to […]

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Never Again…..

An article by posted on September 10, 2010 0 Comments

Tomorrow is the anniversary of the Attack on the World Trade Center, The Department of Defense and the bravery of those who took down the attack plane in a meadow in rural Pennsylvania. We can never forget what happened that day in September. This is what happened at Shea Stadium. Bobby Valentine commandeered people and […]

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Too Many Missed Opportunities

An article by posted on September 10, 2010 0 Comments

You’re a Mets’ fan, so you’ll watch the final games of another disappointing season. Some will watch with the morbid fascination of a rubbernecker passing a freeway accident. Others will watch because its your team and you won’t see them again until April. Others will try to watch with an analytical eye towards next year. […]

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Morning Grind: Loserville, No Hitter, 3 Amigos, 2011 Rotation

An article by posted on September 10, 2010 0 Comments

What’s up, Met Nation. Thanks for the awesome comments from you. I appreciate the insights, banters, and strong opinions. I don’t care what they say about you: You’re the best. To those that hate on the Mets continually and run back and forth to the Bronx or other teams whenever things are not ideal: Two pieces of […]

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