Mets Thoughts

Shifting Into Higher Gear

An article by posted on October 25, 2010 0 Comments

Mets fans might have celebrated hollow victories over the weekend when the Yankees and Phillies were eliminated from the postseason on consecutive nights, the final out in each game coming on a called third strike. Alex Rodriguez one night; Ryan Howard the other. Of course, rooting against the Yankees and Phillies is futile work, as […]

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This Year’s Free Agent Class And How It Affects The Mets

An article by posted on October 24, 2010 0 Comments

I recently looked into who will be available in this year’s free agent class. There are many big names, but these names will likely come with expensive price tags. Additionally, many of these big name players are not so young anymore. Whoever is in charge of making the decisions in Queens (which according to Jeff […]

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Giants – Rangers, Who Ya Got?

An article by posted on October 24, 2010 0 Comments

THE GIANTS WIN THE PENNANT! When Brian Wilson (and his beard) struck out Ryan Howard looking to end the Phillies season, it set up a date in the World Series with the American League champion Texas Rangers starting this Wednesday in San Francisco. Texas Rangers The Rangers rotation is anchored by mid-season acquisition, and playoff […]

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Evaluating Players: The Line In The Sand

An article by posted on October 23, 2010 0 Comments

Over the past I’d say two years, I’d put the Mets fanbase up against any other Major League team’s as having the most divided fans when it comes to statistical analysis. It is as much of a line in the sand lately as whether you’re a Republican or Democrat. I think part of the problem […]

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The 2nd Best Team In New York….For Now

An article by posted on October 22, 2010 0 Comments
The 2nd Best Team In New York….For Now

  It is a sad state of affairs when the rest of the league laughs at you instead of hating you. One of the most memorable (and hated) teams in the franchise were in the late 80′s (1984-1990 and not coincidentally under the helm of Davey Johnson). The Mets not only won handily but had a […]

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From Left Field: Another Trade Proposal

An article by posted on October 22, 2010 0 Comments

After giving the Ike Davis for Prince Fielder trade some time to be debated, I’d like to propose another possible trade option for the 2011 New York Mets. It would involve the Mets trading Carlos Beltran and some minor leaguers (maybe a pitcher and one of Duda or Evans) to the Kansas City Royals for […]

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Player Evaluation: Check Your Emotions At The Door

An article by posted on October 21, 2010 0 Comments

As I was writing a response to Cerrone & Joe D and the rest of our MMO population, I realized I was writing a blog. Therefore, I figured a responsive blog may be the best route to go.  It’s a great debate. It’s one that isn’t stale and what I find fascinating about it is […]

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The 2010 MLB Sporting News Awards – No Mets Edition

An article by posted on October 21, 2010 0 Comments

While we all wait for the Cy Young and MVP Award announcements, The Sporting News dished out their own awards yesterday and name Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton the MLB Player of the Year. Hamilton edged out Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto according to the MLB writer Stan McNeal. Here are the rest of the […]

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Morning Grind: Duncan, Sandy, Greinke, Minority Hires

An article by posted on October 21, 2010 0 Comments

Good morning, Met Nation. The one thing I can say about offseasons in Flushing–they may not have been always replete with respective playoff runs, division pennants and world championship hoistings but there are always, always opportunities. Dan, You Thought We Forgot You? With so much love going on towards the GM search and those fans that […]

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Mets Were Wrong To Settle With K-Rod

An article by posted on October 20, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday the inevitable news broke that the Mets and Francisco Rodriguez (K-Rod) came to a settlement after K-Rod attacked his girlfriend’s father.  The results of the settlement means that K-Rod is now off the disqualified list and his contract is still guaranteed.  In turn the Mets will not pay K-Rod his 2010 salary of 3.1 […]

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