Mets Thoughts

Mets In Walk-a-thon, Win 3-2 In Extras

An article by posted on August 19, 2010 0 Comments

After another great outing by R.A. Dickey spoiled by a home run in the ninth, the Mets would take the win in the 14th inning by a score of 3-2 Game Notes R.A. Dickey – today he was hittable, but he scattered those hits well. R.A. went eight and one-third innings, allowing two runs on […]

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Game Preview: Mets @ Astros

An article by posted on August 19, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets and Astros play the last game of their four game set and if the Mets can get a win tonight, then they will actually win a National League Series on the road. Last night was a thrilling, but late night, game as the Mets beat the Astros in 14 innings by the score […]

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Mets Need Leaders Desperately

An article by posted on August 18, 2010 0 Comments

Leadership. The word of the week. The month. The year? Clearly, it’s that important. But who’s in charge here? Changing players, GM’s, coaches, scouts, bat boys, and even the clubhouse janitor is futile if they lack the drive and determination to win. The ideal guys will scratch and claw because they have to win, they need to win, nothing less is acceptable or […]

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When To Stop Drinking The Koolaid

An article by posted on August 18, 2010 0 Comments

When it comes to Mets fans, you can basically break them down into three groups. You have the eternal optimists, your garden variety pessimists, and then there are those who just sit and watch and take it all in. You can always easily identify the latter by looking at their reactions and body language after […]

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The Mets Cannot Go Foward With Minaya

An article by posted on August 18, 2010 0 Comments

The last four years have been difficult if you’re a Mets fan. Mets fans have had to watch Carlos Beltran take a called third strike to end the Mets’  2006 season, the collapse of ’07, the mini-collapse of ’08, the injury filled fourth place finish of ’09, and now the mediocrity of 2010. Through all […]

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Morning Grind: The Worst Franchise, Reyes

An article by posted on August 18, 2010 0 Comments

Good morning, Met Nation. What’s on tap? There’s always something stirring in the Met nation. It’s not always good but there’s always something stirring. MLB’s WORST FRANCHISE Who is the league’s worst franchise? I’m sure many critics say the Mets are. Jeff Pearlman of SI.com certainly thinks so. “No, the 2010 Mets are simply worthless. They are […]

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Game Preview: Mets @ Astros

An article by posted on August 18, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets and the Astros play the rubber game of the series tonight as the Mets still seek their first National League Road Series Win. The Mets took the first game by scoring 3 runs to 1 and lost a close one last night by 4-3 (so the amazing stat of course is the Mets […]

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Astros DisPENCE Mets, 4-3

An article by posted on August 17, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana was good today, but a late home run by new Met-Killer Hunter Pence and the Mets lost the game, 4-3. Game Notes Johan Santana was great tonight, going the full eight innings, giving up four runs on nine hits with one walk and seven k’s. That stat line doesn’t tell the whole story […]

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Ike Davis Is Suffering In The Hands Of Manuel And Hojo

An article by posted on August 17, 2010 0 Comments

I’m not looking to throw more gasoline on the fire, but has anyone noticed the similarities between Ike Davis and Jeff Francoeur at the plate for the last two months? We expected Ike Davis to go into a slide, just about every rookie does. But what bugs me about Ike’s slide is the lunging and […]

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K-Rod, The Offense and Other Mets Thoughts

An article by posted on August 17, 2010 0 Comments

There are so many avenues I could take with the K-Rod issue.  Not only has it been an embarrassment for the organization, the players, the city and the fans, but now it has an impact on the field as well.  One could argue that the season is over anyway, but even if it is, does that mean […]

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