Mets Thoughts

Before Getting Excited About Nimmo, Remember Al Shirley (And Others)

An article by posted on August 16, 2011 0 Comments

As last night’s deadline to sign first-round draft choice Brandon Nimmo drew closer, my Twitter timeline was littered with fans and writers counting down the minutes.  “C’mon, Sandy, get it done,” one follower said.  “We need Nimmo,” said another.  So I got to thinking. With all of this talk about how desperate the Mets were […]

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Prospect Pulse: Juan Lagares Is Back On The Map

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Prospect Pulse: Juan Lagares Is Back On The Map

This player, a 22 year old RH hitting outfielder, once thought of with unlimited potential by the Mets, a player who they thought would be the next Jose Reyes, eventually was forgotten by the team that signed him as a 17 year old SS out of the Dominican Republic, as an IFA in May of 2006. […]

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Those Blue Jerseys Are Not So New After All – See Them Without The “Los”

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Those Blue Jerseys Are Not So New After All – See Them Without The “Los”

I was very excited when of our readers, Joe (metsr1) sent in some pictures of his Blue Mets Jersey that he purchased 4-5 years ago. Check out these awesome pics… Kind of familiar looking, huh?  It’s an exact replica of last week’s Los Mets jerseys! Without the Los!  Notice the similar orange piping… Notice the orange […]

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Mets End The Madness, Hold On To Win in Extras 5-4

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Mets End The Madness, Hold On To Win in Extras 5-4

Despite the best efforts of Bobby Parnell and umpire Todd Tichenor, the Mets were able to end their 5-game skid and take the opener by a final score of 5-4. With the scrapping, “Never Say Die” Mets bravado returning after being nowhere to be found in Arizona, last night’s victory, capped off by Jason Isringhausen’s 300th career […]

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Pagan, Bay, Carrasco and Harris Clear Waivers

An article by posted on August 15, 2011 0 Comments

A source told ESPNNewYork.com that Jason Bay, Chris Capuano, D.J. Carrasco, Willie Harris and Angel Pagan have each cleared waivers, . What this means is that they are all eligible to be traded to any of the other 29 teams this month. Of course the fact that they cleared waivers also means that no teams found […]

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Mets Should Just Have Ike Davis Have The Surgery Already!

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Mets Should Just Have Ike Davis Have The Surgery Already!

Ever since the unfortunate collision between David Wright and Ike Davis, the Mets have prolonged the injury of their young slugger throughout the year to the point where they are now jeopardizing his 2012 season! The Amazin’s are out of the race, October baseball is not in their future in 2011, so what is the purpose of giving […]

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Will Capuano’s Performance Bonuses Hasten His Exit?

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Will Capuano’s Performance Bonuses Hasten His Exit?

  On Sunday, Buster Olney of ESPN reported that Mets starter Chris Capuano cleared waivers and could be traded to any team. Actually, I was kind of surprised Capuano wasn’t traded before the non-waiver deadline, especially when they already decided to end any chance at competing for the wild card when they traded Carlos Beltran. […]

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Morning Grind – Blow Up The Bullpen, Take Down Those Walls

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Morning Grind – Blow Up The Bullpen, Take Down Those Walls

One look at this morning’s standings, and even the the most optimistic of Mets fans, Mr. Met, would have to agree that any chance for the Mets to make the post season is clearly over. The Mets now find themselves 20.5 games out of first place in the NL East and 11.5 games out of a […]

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Mets’ Season Far From Over

An article by posted on August 15, 2011 0 Comments

With the Phillies and Braves seemingly in command of their division and wild card leads respectively, the Mets continue to hover around the .500 mark in the dog days of August, as they have all season. As manager Terry Collins and general manager Sandy Alderson have said repeatedly the past two weeks, all of the […]

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Mets Get Rattled In Arizona, Fall Four Games Under .500

An article by posted on August 15, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets lost both games Saturday and Sunday, giving the Diamondbacks a sweep. Here’s a brief recap of what happened: Saturday D-Backs 6 - Mets 4 Mike Pelfrey was pitching a solid game, until a line drive hit him on the elbow and he had to be removed from the game.in the start of the fifth […]

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