Mets Thoughts

Game Preview: Mets @ Pirates

An article by posted on August 21, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets try to make it two in a row tonight as they take on the Pirates for game 2. Yesterday was an all around great game for the Amazin’s as they pitched well (starting with a great outing by Big Pelf and finished off by Parnell) and hit well (7 runs, 15 hits including […]

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In Defense of Minaya?

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

In yesterday’s New York Times, Tyler Kepner, who once was that paper’s Mets beat reporter, writes a speculative and thought-provoking piece about the WIlpons either canning or retaining Minaya. Basically, their choice at season’s end will be telling. Wilpon has said little about Minaya and Manuel, and at this point he seems likely to wait […]

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It Must Really Suck Being Jerry Manuel Right Now

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

Last night after the game, Jerry Manuel was as un-optimistic as I’ve ever seen him. Even after a loss, he can usually be counted on to look for the positives and even crack a smile, but not last night. He looked like a battle wearied soldier. The fatigue of a long and frustrating season was clearly […]

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Move Over Jon And Kate – Here Come The New York Mets

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

 ”Just when I wanted out…they pull me BACK IN!” Michael Corleone said it best in the Godfather III as the Don of the family who finally wanted to go legit and leave behind his life of crime, murder and corruption. I felt the same way this past MLB draft when the Mets once again – […]

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Morning Grind: White Flag, MLBPA/Mets, F-Mart, The Return Of Pedro

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

WAVE THE WHITE FLAG The Mets have clearly given up on the season. The Braves’ getting Derrek Lee just strengthens their position. It’s a rental for a 34-year-old, Type B free agent with back issues but it shows that our rivals want to win more than we do. Amazingly, they keep lying to us every post game. Say the words, Flushing. NO […]

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Fulfill Your Mets Fantasy

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

It’s hard to be a Mets fan. The Wilpons are broke, players avoid Flushing because of the turmoil, Jerry can’t manage well in game, Omar has lost “it”, and the Mets at the plate have looked atrocious when it counts. All common and valid arguments. The Mets are not making the playoffs. No team with a sub .500 […]

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One Small Mistake For Misch, One Giant Loss For Mets-Kind. Astros Win 3-2

An article by posted on August 19, 2010 0 Comments

Houston, we have a problem! It’s the Mets offense. The Mets offense blows it for the Mets as they lose the series finally, 3-2 to the Astros. Pat Misch was pitching well until the seventh inning when he gave up a three-run homerun. The offense combined for two runs on three hits. Bullpen was good […]

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Mets Fans, Brace Yourselves For Plenty Of This

An article by posted on August 19, 2010 0 Comments

You’ll get a kick out of this video that’s making its way through the Mets blogosphere today. It’s a Training Video for Mets closers. It comes from The Pretty Good Sports Show which features some funny videos they produce and post on You Tube. It looks like it’s open season again on mocking the Mets. Of […]

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Don’t Call It a Boycott: The Great CitiField Sit Out

An article by posted on August 19, 2010 0 Comments

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank Joe D for his support in promoting the CitiField Sit Out.  The sit out is an experiment, borne of some discussions on Twitter, via several ideas on Facebook and other social media, based on Mets fans’ general feelings towards the team. I have often said that to […]

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Hey Wilpons, You Can’t Have It Both Ways

An article by posted on August 19, 2010 0 Comments

After last night’s 14 inning marathon, I was very proud of the outstanding job by both R.A. Dickey and our bullpen. The bullpen has shined since Hisanori Takahashi returned. Tak, Bobby Parnell, Elmer Dessens and Manny Acosta completely shutdown the Astros for  five and two-third innings of solid relief, enabling the Mets to eventually break the […]

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