Mets Thoughts

Mets Wave White Flag With Non-Moves

An article by posted on August 1, 2010 0 Comments

The Apologists and those looking for the silver lining in the clouds a day after the non-waiver trading deadline have all had there say. I’ve seen Matt Cerrone over on Metsblog say the Mets did the right thing. I’ve seen a few writers here comment and suggest that no one move would have put us […]

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Minaya Explains Why He Didn’t Make Any Trades

An article by posted on August 1, 2010 0 Comments

Last night, Omar Minaya spoke with reporters about several factors that were in play as the trade deadline wound down yesterday. He and the Wilpons have come under some heavy criticism for not doing anything to improve the team  following four months in which not a single player was acquired from outside the organization. The […]

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10 Reasons Why The Mets Were Right To Stand Pat

An article by posted on August 1, 2010 0 Comments

I realize this is the unpopular counterpoint, but… 1. We’re Broke Look, I don’t have access to the Wilpon’s financial records. There are so many reports on the state of their finances that it’s hard to tell fact from fiction, but actions speak louder than words. The Mets are either unwilling or unable to take […]

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Game Preview: Diamondbacks vs Mets

An article by posted on August 1, 2010 0 Comments

It’s a big day for the Amazin’s on and off the field. Off the field the Mets will be honoring Frank Cashen, Johnson, Strawberry and Gooden by inducting these heroes of 86 into the Mets Hall of Fame. On the field, the Mets will try to win another series and go 4-2 on the road […]

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Mets Finally Beat D-Backs In 5-4 Walk-Off Win!

An article by posted on July 31, 2010 0 Comments

Mets get a walk-off win against the Diamondbacks, 5-4. The Mets finally get a win against the last place D-Backs with help from a great start by Hisanori Takahashi, a two run double by David Wright, and a triple by Jesus Feliciano that ended up being the winning run. Finally, the Mets are able to […]

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The Remains Of The Day, Another Mets Fail

An article by posted on July 31, 2010 0 Comments

Here is a round-up of all the day’s happenings as chronicled by the incredible MLB Trade Rumors. Each headline will link back to them, so click it if you want more details. Giants Acquire Ramon Ramirez Red Sox Acquire Jarrod Saltalamacchia Giants Acquire Javier Lopez Braves Acquire Ankiel, Farnsworth Dodgers Acquire Octavio Dotel Braves Acquire […]

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Game Preview: Diamondbacks vs Mets

An article by posted on July 31, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets play the second game of the series tonight after losing to Arizona again this season last night. It was bizarre and stressful game last night as the strike zone was about the size of an apple, the Mets had power to rally (early), Valdes self-destructed, and Citi-Field continued to fall apart. The Mets […]

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The New York Mets – The State of Disunion

An article by posted on July 31, 2010 0 Comments

I’m like most Mets fans, I’m eternally hopeful almost to the tipping point of naivete. Perhaps it’s just the way most of us have grown up as Mets fans, always believing yet more times than not, having our hearts ripped out and handed to us, Temple of Doom style. Yet our loyalty always remains as […]

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Mets Tried To Dump Ollie and Castillo Off On The Cubs

An article by posted on July 31, 2010 0 Comments

Update 11:45 AM Ken Rosenthal and Jon Heyman reported that the Mets were trying to push Oliver Perez andLuis Castillo to the Cubs for problematic RHP Carlos Zambrano. They were rejected. That’s like trying to push the Swine Flu on somebody… Where do the Mets come off trying to trade two players who are not worthy of a Major League roster spot, […]

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Valdes Annihilated, Mets Lose 9-6

An article by posted on July 31, 2010 0 Comments

In a game where David Wright hit two home runs and the Mets offense put up some run support, Raul Valdes was pitching volleyballs and the Diamondbacks tee’d off, winning the opening game of the series 9-6. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was hit early on in the game, and hit hard. Mike’s final line of […]

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