Mets Thoughts

Game Preview: Mets @ Pirates

An article by posted on August 22, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets go for the road series sweep this afternoon as they take on the Pirates and Zach Duke. Last night the Mets beat the Pirates in a rain-shortened evening game by the score of 5-1 which featured a “complete” game 5 inning performance allowing only one earned run as David Wright smacked a three […]

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Game Called Due To Rain, Mets Win 5-1 Over Bucs

An article by posted on August 21, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets were able to keep the game short as they win 5-1 against the Pirates, as the game was called due to rain in the sixth inning. Niese pitched well, Wright had a long homerun, and the table setters were running mad! The Mets wore NY Cubans uniforms today when they should have wore […]

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The Mets Keep Making The Wrong Kind Of History

An article by posted on August 21, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are on the verge of doing something that hasn’t been done in over one-hundred years. ESPN’s Jayson Stark tweeted the following yesterday: A tidbit from Sandwich Awards: Mets could be first team to go thru season & not win a series vs team in own league since 1909 Senators! That’s pretty hard to […]

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Weekend Thoughts: Wally Backman, Being Up Front

An article by posted on August 21, 2010 0 Comments

On Wally: There’s no way Jerry Manuel will survive after this season. Whoever replaces him will have to be marketed to a disgruntled and discouraged fan base. The one guy who will work and won’t break the bank, and who has won at his level, but hasn’t managed on the major league level is Wally […]

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The ANIMAL! Mets Win 7-2

An article by posted on August 21, 2010 0 Comments

Fueled by a strong eight innings by Mike Pelfrey, and the offensive contributions of Chris Carter, the Mets beat the Pirates by a score of 7-2 Game Notes After beginning the game shaky, Mike Pelfrey worked himself into a groove. Big Pelf went eight innings, allowing two runs on five hits, one earned including a […]

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Game Preview: Mets @ Pirates

An article by posted on August 21, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets try to make it two in a row tonight as they take on the Pirates for game 2. Yesterday was an all around great game for the Amazin’s as they pitched well (starting with a great outing by Big Pelf and finished off by Parnell) and hit well (7 runs, 15 hits including […]

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In Defense of Minaya?

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

In yesterday’s New York Times, Tyler Kepner, who once was that paper’s Mets beat reporter, writes a speculative and thought-provoking piece about the WIlpons either canning or retaining Minaya. Basically, their choice at season’s end will be telling. Wilpon has said little about Minaya and Manuel, and at this point he seems likely to wait […]

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It Must Really Suck Being Jerry Manuel Right Now

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

Last night after the game, Jerry Manuel was as un-optimistic as I’ve ever seen him. Even after a loss, he can usually be counted on to look for the positives and even crack a smile, but not last night. He looked like a battle wearied soldier. The fatigue of a long and frustrating season was clearly […]

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Move Over Jon And Kate – Here Come The New York Mets

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

 ”Just when I wanted out…they pull me BACK IN!” Michael Corleone said it best in the Godfather III as the Don of the family who finally wanted to go legit and leave behind his life of crime, murder and corruption. I felt the same way this past MLB draft when the Mets once again – […]

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Morning Grind: White Flag, MLBPA/Mets, F-Mart, The Return Of Pedro

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

WAVE THE WHITE FLAG The Mets have clearly given up on the season. The Braves’ getting Derrek Lee just strengthens their position. It’s a rental for a 34-year-old, Type B free agent with back issues but it shows that our rivals want to win more than we do. Amazingly, they keep lying to us every post game. Say the words, Flushing. NO […]

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