Mets Thoughts

The Week That Was….

An article by posted on September 4, 2010 0 Comments

In the past week or so, I’ve written about Roger Clemens’ fall from grace three times, and seen the roof over my front porch fall as well. I’ve had four or five carpenters doing their best for several days and they seem to be making progress, slowly. I feel as though I am living in […]

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Dead Man Flying

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Some mind-blowing stuff from the guys at Deadspin. A reader submitted the following to them detailing an incident that took place on a flight to Chicago for today’s game against the Cubs. Apparently, Omar was flying coach, but that’s the least of this tale. So I’m settling into my seat on a VERY inexpensive Jetblue […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (78-56; Leader) Alright, you already know what the Bravos have been up to, but did you know that they’re going to play the Florida Marlins next? Riveting stuff. Also, Tim Hudson won NL Pitcher of the Month on the back of his 1.71 ERA in August. Philadelphia Phillies: (76-58; -2) Last week, when […]

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Jeff Francoeur: The Other Side Of Yesterday

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday I posted a widely controversial blog about my disdain over much of the internet reaction to the Jeff Francoeur trade on Wednesday night. The post was intended to characterize the stark differences between internet savvy Mets fans and those who follow the team in more traditional ways. It was also my own personal reaction to the hate-fest that […]

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Morning Grind: Reyes’ Replacements, Gee/Mejia, Clubhouse Guy, New Mgr

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Good Morning, Mets Faithful. I’ll attempt to take you into your weekend with a few thoughts. Gee, Mejia or Both? Well, I got my wish. Dillon Gee’s primed for a Sept. call-up. Yet another effort to see our AAA guys get a shot to get a chance, Omar’s “going young” mandate not withstanding. The 24-year-old is 13-7, 4.69 ERA in 27 starts […]

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Mets Win 4-2 Over Braves Despite Santana Injury

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Mets avoid the sweep in Atlanta as they get a 4-2 win over the Braves. Santana pitched well until he had to be pulled with an injury. Bullpen held it together with Takahashi getting the save. Wright led the offense with two hits and a homerun. Game Summary Johan Santana was finally able to stop […]

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Most Mets Fans Gave Francoeur A Proper Sendoff

An article by posted on September 2, 2010 0 Comments

During last night’s Mets broadcast, I thought the best part of a dismal game was when Gary, Keith and Ron found themselves stumbling for words when the results of the Toyota Text Poll was revealed. Here is a screen shot courtesy of Amazin Avenue. Keith Hernandez spoke out first and said “Hmmm”. Gary Cohen and Ron Darling were a little more […]

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Something Is Rotten In Queens

An article by posted on September 2, 2010 0 Comments

All year long we’ve been told that the Mets are financially in good health. It’s been the mantra ever since the name Bernard Madoff made headline news with his Ponzi scheme and swept the Wilpon family and Sterling Enterprises on board his swarmy carpet ride; not to mention all the livelihoods he destroyed along the […]

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Lets See What Jenrry Mejia Can Do

An article by posted on September 2, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets announced yesterday that Jenrry Mejia will start Saturday’s game at Chicago. Not a surprise. I hope the Mets give Mejia a lot of rope to see what he is capable of doing. Remember he spent a lot of the season in the bullpen, so his innings aren’t what they could be had he […]

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The Kids Are All Right…We Hope

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

Strange ways, here we come… I believe that with the trade of Jeff Francoeur last night to the Texas Rangers, the Mets have essentially conceded the season. Not that I truly believed there is a “chance” that things could turn around, but you can never tell with baseball.  I guess I’m a bit naive that […]

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