Mets Thoughts

Game Preview: Mets @ Braves

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

The past two days have been miserable for the Mets who have had pretty poor starting pitching, poor hitting and defensive miscues. The Mets look to avoid the sweep tonight in Atlanta as Mike Pelfrey looks to play stopper against Tommy Hanson. Pelfrey has been on a very successful tear of late where he is […]

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Are You Still Emotionally Attached To The 2010 Mets?

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets said they understood the importance of this series in Atlanta and the need to sweep to have any chance of making September relevant. The Mets said they were ready. Can you imagine what would have happened had they not have been? Last night’s dismantling at the hands of the Braves was disheartening not […]

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Bobby V Could Be Next Mets Manager?

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog has posted that Peter Gammons told WFAN that he believes Bobby Valentine will be the next manager of the Mets. “I think there are two things: 1) He has a history and a good working relationship with Omar Minaya and 2) he is one guy that, though Jeff Wilpon will not always […]

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Pain Management: Finding A Successor For Jerry Manuel

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

As we await the inevitable firing of Mets manager Jerry Manuel, there’s no shortage of names in the Mets blogosphere for potential candidates. But much of what I’m hearing seems more like reliving the “good old days” rather than assuring we get the best person for the job. Ask most Mets fans and read most […]

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Roger Clemens Pleads “Not Guilty”

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

Roger Clemens appeared before United States District Judge Reggie B. Walton on Monday at 2PM and entered a ‘Not Guilty’ plea.  The Judge set the trial date at April 5, 2011 – although that date is not permanent and the trial may be delayed due to the amount of evidence available.   Assistant United States […]

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Mets Lose 9-3 To Braves Despite An Ollie Appearance

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

Mets drop the opener to the Braves 9-3. Misch got beaten up early and often and the Mets had to go to the bullpen, including getting Oliver Perez into the game. Mets offense had nine hits, but only scored three runs. Mets are now one game below .500. A goal for the Mets. Game Summary […]

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Mets Are Chasing Their Own Tails

An article by posted on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

In a must-read article by Andrew Marchand of ESPN, he interviews David Wright and gets him to open up about his frustration with the state of the team. “I thought we created a lot to build on in ’06, but it seems like we have taken some steps back, off of that year. It is frustrating being […]

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Morning Grind: 2011, Money Matters, Four More Years, The Core

An article by posted on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

Good Morning, Met Nation. I ‘gotta believe’ there are quite a few teams out there in more dire straits than Flushing is. This is more egregious, however. The bigger the house, the more grander the fire when it burns. No miracles this year, folks. The team’s in a drought without a doubt. 7 gms back with 17 […]

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Game Preview: Mets @ Braves

An article by posted on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets, fresh off of a series win against the Astros, head back on the road, this time to Atlanta. On their last road trip, the Mets finally won their first National League Road Series of 2010 (although it was against the Pirates) and now they try to make sure they win one against a […]

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Dickey Feels Our Pain, Dishes Some Out To The ‘Stros

An article by posted on August 29, 2010 0 Comments

     The Mets beat the Astros 5-1 to take the weekend series and close out the homestand. Game Notes R.A. Dickey took the mound and pitched another gem for the Mets on Sunday. The 35-year-old Dickey  stumped the Astros for seven superb innings, yielding just six hits in seven-plus innings, and lowering his ERA to […]

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