Mets Thoughts

Drafting Harvey Was Easy, Dealing With Boras Won’t Be

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

Now that the Mets have drafted UNC product Matt Harvey with the seventh overall pick in the draft, the task at hand now becomes signing him before the August 16th deadline. I was a little shocked by the Mets selection, not because he was reach or not as talented as those they passsed on, but I didn’t […]

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Mets Select Starting Pitcher Matt Harvey In First Round

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets selected RH pitcher Matt Harvey from UNC with the seventh overall pick of the 2010 MLB Draft. Tale Of The Tape North Carolina, Junior Birthdate: 3/27/89 Height: 6-4 Weight: 225 lbs. Bats: R Throws: R MLB – Scouting Report Fastball: Harvey was throwing his fastball up to 96-97 mph and sustaining the velocity deep into his […]

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Mets Should Look Into AL LHP, Not Named Cliff

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

When the Mets get hot, we get a little crazy. Whether you’re a pessimistic or overly optimistic Mets fan, you have to agree that this 2010 season is a lot more fun than we could’ve hoped for. I can’t remember a team that one week could be dead in the water, and then the next […]

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Wigginton Wants To Stay With The Orioles

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

Orioles infielder Ty Wigginton wants to remain with the Orioles if the alternative is receiving little playing time elsewhere, according to Dan Connolly of The Baltimore Sun. Wigginton told Connolly that he’s not campaigning for a deal and enjoys playing in Baltimore: “If I were to go somewhere, I’d want it to be somewhere I […]

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Takahashi Was Laboring

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

Hisanori Takahashi will get another chance partly because he deserves it, but also because the Mets don’t have much choice. Takahashi has started four games; two sparkling and two stinkers. What the Mets have learned is when the unraveling starts it comes quickly, and trouble usually comes around the fifth and sixth innings. He began […]

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The New Mets ACE In The Hole?

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

With the Major League Baseball draft beginning today, the New York Mets, coming off their sweep at home of the Florida Marlins, will be in a very good position with the 7th overall pick in the first round. Sach C has done an impressive job by breaking down the many high school and college prospects […]

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Jeff Francoeur Is Sizzling Hot Again

An article by posted on June 6, 2010 0 Comments

Rightfielder Jeff Francoeur is on fire, and over his last eleven games, he is batting .451 with a .500 OBP, .559 SLG, and a 1.023 OPS. The streak coincides with the meeting he had with manager Jerry Manuel before the first game of the Phillies series. Manuel told Francoeur to tune out all the advice he had […]

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Mets Comeback Against Marlins To Win 7-6

An article by posted on June 6, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets completed their three-game sweep of the Marlins this afternoon at Citi Field, where they fought back from a 5-run deficit to win 7-6. They continue their success at home, and improve their record at Citi Field to 22-9. Game Summary Hisanori Takahashi looked good through the first three innings, until his second time […]

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Mets Continue Home Dominance, Rout Marlins 6-1

An article by posted on June 5, 2010 0 Comments

Mets defeat the Marlins 6-1 with great pitching from Niese and help from Wright’s and Davis’ bats. Mets continue their home playing dominance going 21-9 at home, the only team with 20+ wins at home. Game Summary Jon Niese had his first start since the middle of May, being out with a hamstring injury. Coming […]

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Oliver Perez to DL, Niese Recalled

An article by posted on June 5, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets have sent beleaguered starter-turned-reliever-turned distraction Oliver Perez to the DL (knee tendinitis) to make room for starter Jonathon Niese. Adam Rubin reported yesterday that others players thought Ollie’s knee was “messed up.” The move ends the firestorm, both public and private, over what the Mets should do with their $36 million […]

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