Mets Thoughts

David Wright Earns Player Of The Month Honors

An article by posted on July 7, 2010 0 Comments

After a blistering month at the plate, third baseman David Wright has been named the National League’s Player of the Month for June. Wright has a spectacular month batting .404 with 11 doubles, 6 home runs and 29 RBIs. Wright joins Howard Johnson as the only Mets ever to win that honor twice in their career. […]

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Mets Offense Is About To Get A Whole Lot Better

An article by posted on July 7, 2010 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran took another major step toward his return last night as he played back-to-back nine-inning games in center field for the first time since he began his rehab assignment. Beltran, who is scheduled to return on July 15 against the San Francisco Giants, went 2-for-4 with a single, a double, a walk and a run […]

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Big Pelf, Big Meltdown, Big Concern?

An article by posted on July 6, 2010 0 Comments

The replays didn’t show whether, or where, Mike Pelfrey’s errant fastball clipped Scott Rolen, but how the Mets’ pitcher responded to not getting that call, and not getting a later call on a strike to Drew Stubbs was the backdrop of Cincinnati’s six-run fifth inning and subsequently last night’s loss to the Reds. Pelfrey didn’t […]

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Santana Smooth, Shuts Out Reds 3-0

An article by posted on July 6, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana pitched a complete game shutout, and hit his first MLB home run, and the return of Reyes attributed to the 3-0 win against the Reds. Game Notes Johan Santana had something that Mets fans have not seen in a while – life to his fastball, routinely clocking in at 91 MPH and occasionally […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Seeing Red, Mets Slayers, Yard Sales

An article by posted on July 6, 2010 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: The Reds, The Sellers, Met Killers, and Carlos Beltran. While the current version of the Cincinnati Reds are not the re-incarnation of “The Big Red Machine,” they can mash with the best of today’s MLB contingent. Currently on a pace to smack 200 homeruns (have 104 after Monday night’s […]

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Cliff Lee Won’t Help The Mets

An article by posted on July 6, 2010 0 Comments

Cliff Lee is one of the best pitchers in the game.  Last year’s performance in the World Series was spectacular.  Lee was brilliant against one of the best if not the best lineup in the game in 2 starts.  The two games that the Phillies won were Lee’s in the Fall Classic. It’s now 2010 […]

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Was Johan’s Gem A Glimpse Into The Future?

An article by posted on July 6, 2010 0 Comments

In watching Johan Santana toy with Cincinnati it was almost as if he were telling Mike Pelfrey, “Mike, this is how you do it.’’ While Santana isn’t as consistently dominant as he used to be, for one night he was as good as ever, throwing a three-hit shutout of the Reds, 3-0, with the game-winning […]

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This Gangsta Is Not Armed And Dangerous

An article by posted on July 5, 2010 0 Comments

In today’s New York Post, Mike Puma reports that Jerry Manuel is desperate for another arm in his bullpen and that he plans to address the matter with GM Omar Minaya. “Manager Jerry Manuel planned to speak with team brass last night about the possibility of adding a seventh reliever, after the Mets emptied their bullpen […]

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Welcome Back Veterans – Thank You Fred Wilpon

An article by posted on July 5, 2010 0 Comments

We usually tend to take our rights and freedoms for granted; as if they were a given. I’ve come to believe, over time, that it’s not so much anyone’s fault but a result of the success of those that have given so much of themselves.  Their success in keeping us free, demands that we step […]

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Jerry Manuel – The Destroyer of Arms

An article by posted on July 4, 2010 0 Comments

Brian Stokes. Fernando Nieve. Raul Valdes. Sean Green. No, I am not listing the all “keep those guys off my team” list – this is a listing of the guys Jerry Manuel has ridden like a 1981 Chevy Astrovan across the border. Jerry Manuel is to the concept of MLB bullpens and how to keep […]

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