Mets Thoughts

Barajas Heading To DL, Hessman Gets Nod Over Turner

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets have put catcher Rod Barajas on the 15-day disabled list and promoted infielder Mike Hessman from Triple-A. Barajas had an MRI exam Monday that showed a mild strain on his left side. The move was retroactive to Sunday. A Mets press release on Mike Hessman reads as follows: Hessman will join […]

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Oberkfell Deserves a Chance

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

We’ve reached the point in the season where I think we’re beginning to realize the 2010 Mets team as presently constructed are not a better team than Atlanta, Philadelphia, St. Louis, San Francisco, Colorado, San Diego and probably Los Angeles and Cincinnati. There isn’t 1 move that will make them better than more than 2 […]

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What Fruit, If Any, Will Today’s Meetings Bear?

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

“When you have a trip like this, you have to sit down and assess how you’re going to get it right. We’re not going to sit back.’’ – Omar Minaya Today is not a good day if you’re a Mets coach. After a 2-9 trip in which the general manager gave a vote of confidence […]

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Doo… Dah… Dippity…

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

Every now and then, my corny side rears it’s ugly head and you end up getting a silly post like this. But this is supposed to be fun, right? With the trade deadline only five days away, things are getting kind of dicey. Lee and Haren are already gone, but there’s still some solid choices […]

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Cory Vaughn Makes Baseball America’s Hot List

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

Mets prospect Cory Vaughn, who was selected in the 4th round of the 2010  draft, continues to impress while playing for the Brooklyn Cyclones. This week, Baseball America took note and included him on their Hot List.  Why He’s Here: .517/.545/1.270 (15-for-29), 1 HR, 3 2B, 8 RBIs, 4 R, 3 BB, 5 SO, 4-for-5 SB The […]

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The Best Defense Is A Good Offense

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

The team we know and love has allowed yet another opportunity to slip through their fingers. I don’t know one person that truly believes, from a player for player standpoint, that we couldn’t top L.A.’s offer to the D-Backs for Joe Saunders, Patrick Corbin, Rafael Rodriguez, and the dreaded PTBNL.  Saunders is not rocking the […]

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Nice Guys Finish Last…And That’s Where We’re Heading

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

It was June 15, 1977 when the Mets were sent into a tailspin that would last almost a decade. ‘The Franchise’ was traded to Cincinnati for 5 players who were basically scrubs. After what became known as The Midnight Massacre the Mets proceeded to average 96 losses for the next 7 years. It was 6 […]

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Playing Not To Lose

An article by posted on July 25, 2010 0 Comments

Along with SNY analyst Bobby Ojeda. fellow former 1986-’er Darryl Strawberry is calling out the team for not only leadership issues (or lack thereof) but for not putting “fear” into their opponents.  “They laugh at these Mets,” says Strawberry.  While I agree with him to a certain extent, he has to understand, as well as […]

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Mets Shutout Again In Tough 1-0 Loss To Dodgers

An article by posted on July 25, 2010 0 Comments

Mets lose game four of the series against the Dodgers, 1-0. This is the fourth time the Mets have been shutout in just the eleven game road series. Mets bats continue to be absent in Dickey’s great start, as the Mets have been scoreless for the past sixteen innings. With the loss the Mets are […]

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Dan Haren Traded To The Angels

An article by posted on July 25, 2010 0 Comments

According to the Associated Press, the Angels have acquired Dan Haren from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Joe Saunders, Patrick Corbin, Rafael Rodriguez, and a player to be named later. The player to be named later is a top prospect, according to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. Haren, 7-8 with a 4.60 ERA in […]

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