Mets Thoughts

Wally Or Bobby V? Why Not Both?

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

We’ve spent the last week talking about who will be our next manager and GM. As Sandy Alderson recently moved to the top of the GM list, most Mets fans are clamoring for either Wally Backman or Bobby Valentine to take over as skipper. My question is: Why not both? It seems improbable, almost impossible, […]

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10 Questions Mets GM Candidates Should Ask During Their Interview

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

The interview process works both ways, and it would be fascinating to know the questions the GM candidates are asking of the Wilpons this week. I would think these would be some of them: During the press conference to announce the dismissals of Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel, both Wilpons said ownership took responsibility. However, […]

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Mets Need A New ACE And Not Cliff Lee

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

Before I begin this week’s post I apologize for my post last week on Omar Minaya and Roy Halladay.  When writing my post last week I had no intention to hurt anyone or insult anyone’s nationality. I promise in the future to be more careful with my posts. This is not a post bashing Johan Santana. […]

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From Left Field: Would You Trade Ike Davis For Prince Fielder?

An article by posted on October 11, 2010 0 Comments

So with the bulk of the offseason looming, there are many questions surrounding the Mets. One that fans would not think would be a huge issue is first base. Ike Davis had a solid rookie year hitting .264 with 19 HR and 71 RBI (just three behind the Mets rookie record set by Darryl Strawberry […]

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Omar Minaya – The Company Man?

An article by posted on October 11, 2010 0 Comments

I’ve tried my very best to call upon the better angels to guide my thoughts on the recent firings of Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel.  What seems to be becoming the yearly sideshow where the Wilpons are apologizing in some fashion for the Mets abject failures, I can finally say it’s taken its toll. Normally I’m a […]

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Morning Grind: GM Search Over, Selig, Arms Race, (Free) Agents

An article by posted on October 11, 2010 0 Comments

It’s not just in Flushing. Everywhere in the league where there is no playoff teams in the hunt, these teams are starting to get into position for major moves, trades, and acquisitions. Here comes the money! GM Search A Formality? Joel Sherman thinks that Alderson is the best qualified to fix the “mess” that is […]

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Mack Attacks Something On All Of Our Minds

An article by posted on October 9, 2010 0 Comments

Have you added Mack’s Mets to your favorites yet? Why not, I told you to add him three weeks ago… On weekends, Mack loves to take questions from his many readers and answer them on his blog. While everyone is lying low and Mets news is slow drifting in, Saturdays and Sundays are perfect for […]

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Mets Second Basemen Are Second To None

An article by posted on October 8, 2010 0 Comments

Mark Simon of ESPN is one of my favorite stops when I surf for Mets news each day. It’s not only that he always makes great points and draws logical conclusions, but the depth of effort and research he puts into each of his posts is unmatched. Today I found a Mets post filled with […]

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Morning Grind: Boras, What A Mets, GM Scavenger Hunt

An article by posted on October 8, 2010 0 Comments

Met Nation, We have come to a place I never thought would ever be. Scott Boras, the Super Agent himself, and I might actually agree on something. He believes that the Mets can make a quick turnaround, provided they use their considerable funds. There are a few teams around the league that do this. Should […]

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Mets Need To Do The Wright Thing

An article by posted on October 8, 2010 0 Comments

The Cardinals didn’t make the post-season this year but I don’t expect them to be trading Pujols. The Rockies didn’t make it either but somehow I don’t see them shopping Troy Tulowitzki. The Padres just missed but I am pretty confident they’ll hang on to Adrian Gonzalez. So, why oh why, would the Mets be […]

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