Mets Thoughts

Mr. Wilpon, Tear Down This Wall.

An article by posted on September 23, 2010 0 Comments

According to this report by Adam Rubin of ESPN NY, Citi Field, the toughest ballpark in which to hit home runs in the National League is not expected to have any dimension changes or altered wall heights for 2011, according to a source familiar with the plans of New York Mets officials. Before the start […]

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Morning Grind: Changing Faces, Part 2

An article by posted on September 23, 2010 0 Comments

Good Morning and welcome to the second of our 3 part discussion. Yesterday, David Wright was the main topic and there was much talk and commentary on this as expected. Amazingly, all the folks that wanted to see him traded had no comment on the issue yesterday. Just sayin. With the season all but over, there is […]

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Niese Rocked, Mets Lose 7-5

An article by posted on September 23, 2010 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese was abused in the first inning and that set the tone for the Mets and left them playing from behind for the entirety of the game, losing the series to the Marlins, by losing tonight 7-5. Game Notes Jonathon Niese was horrible in the first inning, giving up five of the six runs […]

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Looking Towards 2011, I Like What I See!

An article by posted on September 22, 2010 0 Comments
Looking Towards 2011, I Like What I See!

So the Mets got mathematically eliminated last night, big deal. I did get to see many positive things to build upon for next season, and I’m choosing to focus on that. In this new series of graphics, I want to highlight some of the players that I believe will have more prominent roles in 2011 […]

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2011 Bench?

An article by posted on September 22, 2010 0 Comments

2010 pointed out the Mets lack of a solid overall bench, and the mismanagement of some call ups and how they were used is also a major area of concern for me. Jesus Feliciano cannot successfully be the fifth outfielder for the Mets. His lack of pop or any kind of doubles power makes him […]

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In Praise Of Jerry Manuel

An article by posted on September 22, 2010 0 Comments

I write this morning to bring attention to the Mets Manager, Jerry Manuel, a man who has been with the team for only a short time, comparatively speaking, and has always maintained his own persona and has kept the Mets on an even keel under his guidance.   Just remember, Jerry doesn’t play the game, he […]

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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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