Mets Thoughts

David Wright Is Not Having Fun

An article by posted on August 12, 2010 0 Comments

The Daily News writes about the mounting frustration for David Wright, a frustration that reached a new low last night after striking out four times. David Wright’s whiff-a-thon Wednesday night – he struck out four times against the Rockies – elicited boos from Citi Field fans who usually adore him. Wednesday night’s “Golden Sombrero,” the baseball […]

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Game Preview: Rockies vs Mets

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The Mets and Rockies play the rubber game at an early 12:10 time slot today as the Mets try to take the series. Last night was the same old story for Niese and by same old story I just mean it has happened two outings in a row. Once again he was fantastic (1 R […]

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Morning Grind: Frenchy, Crawford/Mets, Reyes

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Good morning, Met Nation. 2010 or  Bust? The debate over trading certain players have risen to a fever pitch. This provokes a thought for the day: Do you want to ride the season out and hope for 2011 that things will change significantly enough for a world title run? Or do you want to fight for […]

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K-Rod’s Punch Out, Frenchy Fried, and Why J-Man is the Man!

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My, my but the New York Post is full of fun Mets stories on this night when the Amazins fell to the Rox 6-2. First up, breaking news: K-Rod beats up father-in-law, sending him to hospital. I couldn’t stand that jerk either. Betcha he’ll think twice about mouthin’ off to Frankie. WTF? Well, it does […]

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Frankie Rodriguez Arrested For Assault, Father In Law Hospitalized

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As reported by the Associated Press, New York Mets reliever Francisco Rodriguez is in custody after what police called a “physical assault” on a family member at Citi Field.  Police say Rodriguez will be charged with third-degree assault. Police say the incident occurred after the Mets’ 6-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. […]

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Acosta Atrocious, Mets Lose 6-2

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Jonathon Niese pitched a gem today, but the bullpen blew ANOTHER lead and the Mets lost the game, 6-2. Game Notes Jonathon was great today, giving up one run on five hits in seven innings with seven strikeouts and NO walks. Johnathon was in the zone today, getting behind some hitters early today but finding […]

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Cora Sheds Light On Mets Woes

An article by posted on August 11, 2010 0 Comments

Alex Cora has had plenty to say about his time with the Mets since he was released by the team last week. He’s been making the rounds on sports talk radio, and yesterday he shed some light during an appearance on the Boomer & Carton show on WFAN. Like the professional that he is, Cora had no […]

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Thoughts On Bay And Mets Outfield Situation In 2011

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Yesterday, Amazin Avenue asked if you could dump one Mets contract, which would it be? My choice is Jason Bay because he hasn’t given the Mets the homerun power they thought they were getting. Bay, who turns 32 next month, is aging fast, and for $17 million dollars annually, the Mets may be looking at an […]

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Beltran Trading Spaces?

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“I believe” in miracles. I really believe in trades when they make sense. My personal feelings aside (for now), I think everybody on this team should be up for grabs and should not be deemed “untouchable”. Recent history shows that any thing done to change the chemistry and the dynamic of this team should be done quickly and efficiently. […]

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Pelfrey Nails It, Mets Win 1-0

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Mike Pelfrey looked the sharpest he has in weeks, giving up zero runs and throwing 122 pitches, and the Mets managed to scratch across one run and hold the lead for the 1-0 win. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had his best outing since early June, throwing seven innings of shutout ball, giving up four hits […]

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