Mets Thoughts

Morning Grind: ’12 Is The New ’11 For The Mets

An article by posted on October 4, 2010 0 Comments

Just another manic Monday, huh, Met Nation? Hopefully, better days are on the horizon for what could be arguably the most beleaguered large market team in the league. It’s expected that the team wins. It’s expected that the team spends. It’s expected that there are more playoff runs, positive progressions and growth, and pennants and […]

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And The Award For The 2010 Mets Whipping Boy Goes To…

An article by posted on October 4, 2010 0 Comments

He’s a terrible manager. He burns out the bullpen. He hooks the starters too quickly. The players don’t respond to him. There’s dissension in the clubhouse. He’s lost control of the team. He needs to go. Once we get rid of him things will improve. No, I’m not talking about Jerry Manuel. I heard these […]

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To New Beginnings…

An article by posted on October 3, 2010 0 Comments

It would have been nice to end the season with one more win today, but I think we all saw the writing on the wall the second we saw Oliver Perez emerge from the bullpen gate. Still, I am very proud of the many accomplishments that so many of our players made this season, especially […]

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From Left Field: 2010 At A Glance

An article by posted on October 3, 2010 0 Comments

Well, Mets fans, we did it. We endured another long season of Mets baseball, only to see our boys play to an 79-83 record (fourth in the NL East) and miss the playoffs for the fourth straight year. Though we will now turn our attention to football, hockey, or basketball, let’s take a look at […]

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And Then There Was One

An article by posted on October 3, 2010 0 Comments

With the final game of the regular 2010 season approaching us, I think it’s only fair to give credit where credit is due. Though the end result is just as disappointing no matter how you slice it, this year’s Mets team did do something different in the way of sparing our feelings. This time, they […]

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Will Pedro Feliciano Be Back In 2011?

An article by posted on October 3, 2010 0 Comments
Will Pedro Feliciano Be Back In 2011?

One of the first decisions the new Mets GM will have to make, is to decide whether he will simply let lefty specialist Pedro Feliciano walk and become a free agent, sign him to a multi year deal, or offer him arbitration. “Perpetual Pedro” is quite possibly one of the most reliable and durable relievers in the game […]

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Game Preview: Nationals vs Mets

An article by posted on October 3, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets play their final game of the 2010 season today, and I can’t help but feel sad that after today there will be no more Mets games, box scores, etc for another few months, but such is the baseball season. Anyway, the Mets will go for their 80th win of the season today and […]

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What will happen with Takahashi?

An article by posted on October 2, 2010 0 Comments

Personally, I’d like him back in the same role next season, but I have to wonder. Takahashi is a free agent this winter and wants to be a starter, and those starts against the Yankees and Phillies only reinforce that thought in his mind. His numbers are superior coming out of the bullpen than as […]

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Stop The Presses – Please!

An article by posted on October 2, 2010 0 Comments

I used to think one of the great questions about a major league baseball game was – ‘can anyone here play this game?’. After the last few days, reading the press in NYC – and elsewhere, my question is ‘does anyone in Mets land know how to run a team?’ It’s been obvious for quite […]

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Thole Story! Mets Win 2-1 In Extras

An article by posted on October 1, 2010 0 Comments
Thole Story! Mets Win 2-1 In Extras

Pat Misch pitched eight strong innings and solo home runs from Ike Davis and Josh Thole secured the win in extra innings for the Mets. Game Notes Pat Misch pitched the best he has this entire season, striking out a career-high ten batters and walking one and allowing a run on three hits in his […]

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