Mets Thoughts

Build A Bench Workshop: It Takes A Milledge?

An article by posted on January 3, 2011 0 Comments
Build A Bench Workshop: It Takes A Milledge?

Remember our first teenage hitting machine? No, not F-Mart, the one before him, Lastings Milledge. According to MLB Trade Rumors, Milledge is currently  the youngest free agent on the market. Of course that alone would not be a good enough reason for putting Milledge back in a Mets uniform, but there are some compelling reasons to […]

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If Phillies Can’t Afford To Keep Hamels, Should Mets Go After Him?

An article by posted on January 2, 2011 0 Comments

I read an article today in the Philadelphia Inquirer, that said the Phillies have not discussed an extension with left-handed starting pitcher Cole Hamels. Theoretically, he is the next in line for a multiyear extension, but those talks have yet to begin. As the Phillies’ payroll grows, it’s natural to wonder where Hamels fits. Then again, […]

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Another Thing To Look Forward To This Spring

An article by posted on January 2, 2011 0 Comments

Here is a video that should warm you up and get you thinking about baseball again. It’s a promo video from Sony Productions for the upcoming release of “MLB 11: The Show” which is due on store shelves on March 8th. Those are some of the most amazing baseball game graphics I’ve ever seen, I […]

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How My Hall Of Fame Ballot Would Have Looked

An article by posted on December 31, 2010 0 Comments

There always seems to be a lot of controversy around this time each year over the Hall of Fame voting process. Most of the grief stems from the two-dozen or so undeserving writers who seemingly go out of their way each year to mock the institution with their unworthy ballots. Some of them go out of their […]

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From Left Field: A Possible Solution To The Luis Castillo Dilemma

An article by posted on December 31, 2010 0 Comments

Despite the gripes of Mets fans, Luis Castillo will at the very least be in spring training this season vying for the starting second base job that he once possessed. He no longer has the range of his younger self and has also lost a step or two on the basepaths. But the one thing […]

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2010 Had It’s Share Of Moments For The Mets

An article by posted on December 30, 2010 0 Comments

As the clock winds down on 2010, a disappointing, yet transitional season for the New York Mets, let’s take a moment to look back at the significant moments, games and issues of the season. Spring training began with a myriad of issues and questions that never dissipated during the long and tumultuous summer. Among the […]

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Mets Need The Wright Backup At Third Base

An article by posted on December 30, 2010 0 Comments

David Wright has his fans. Those are the ones who say he’s the face of the franchise and can tell you without giving it much thought how many seasons he’s had with a .300+ batting average (five, in case you were wondering) and 100+ RBI (also five). He also has his haters. Those people will […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Lets Get Back In The Game

An article by posted on December 30, 2010 0 Comments

New Years’ Resolutions —   Isn’t that a scary phrase?    Do you ever make them?    Or, I should say, if you do, do you keep them?     I wonder if the Mets do….   I wonder which players spend their winter making plans for the summer….   I’d like to think that Sandy […]

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Being Critical Is Easy To Do, When It’s All You Want To Do.

An article by posted on December 29, 2010 0 Comments

I think there has to come a time when the critics of our new front office executives need to relax. I’m trying to think back at a time when I can remember such hostility towards newly hired executives who are hired to clean up a mess over the long-term.  Are there really Mets fans out […]

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An Idea For A New And Very Cool Mets Promotion

An article by posted on December 28, 2010 0 Comments
An Idea For A New And Very Cool Mets Promotion

Sorry for my infrequent posting in the past few weeks, but lately it’s been a real struggle to try and find something worth writing about without sounding a tad bit redundant. That said, I recently had an opportunity to think about a discussion I had during a Christmas dinner a few years ago with one of […]

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