Mets Thoughts

The Dragon Slayers

An article by posted on May 28, 2010 0 Comments

My guess is that if you find yourself in the market for a motivational speaker you probably will not give very serious consideration to hiring Charlie Manuel. On the other hand, I am kind of hoping he holds another closed-door meeting with his (by now) totally shell-shocked crew when the Mets next come into the […]

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Mets Sweep Phillies After 3-0 Shutout For Fifth Straight Win

An article by posted on May 28, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Sweep Phillies After 3-0 Shutout For Fifth Straight Win

Mike Pelfrey blanked the Phillies for seven innings and Jose Reyes had another big game as the Mets win 3-0 and pulled off a stunning three-game sweep, shutting out the Phillies in all three games. Wow! Game Summary Mike Pelfrey pitched another beauty, and even though he didn’t have his best stuff, he got the groundball or the strikeout whenever […]

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Home Cookin’ Never Tasted So Good

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments

A funny thing happened on the way to the Eastern Division title: The Mets discovered the kryptonite that may derail the Phillies’ season. And the green rock that renders all with super power to mush, lies smack underneath Citi Field.  Suddenly the powerful home run loving Phills routinely squeeze out long fly balls at the […]

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Takahashi Phillin’ It, Mets Win Fourth Straight 5-0

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

Hisanori Takahashi had his second straight scoreless outing, and the Mets took the 2nd game of the series from the Phillies guaranteeing them a winning series at the least Game Notes Hisanori Takahashi went out in place of Jonathon Niese and put up another ridiculously effective outing, going 6 innings giving up 5 hits and […]

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Lima’s Lesson To Us All

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

There are very few big leaguers who are known for expressing just how much fun they’re having on the diamond while performing at a high level. Jose Lima, for better or worse, wore his heart on his sleeve. In 1999 Lima finished 4th in NL Cy Young votes posting a 21-10 record for the Houston […]

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Mets Claim Justin Turner Off Waivers

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets claimed infielder Justin Turner off waivers from the Orioles on Tuesday. The O’s had designated Turner for assignment on Friday to make room for Scott Moore. Back in 2006, Mets executive, Wayne Krivsky, drafted Turner when he was the Reds general manager. Turner, 25, hit .300/.362/.388 in 441 Triple A plate appearances last […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 7)

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

We took two of three from the Yankees. I could care less about whether Yankees fans consider the series important or not. The point is, Santana looked sharp, the offense looked alive after Javier blanked them, and Jason Bay woke up. I really hope that it wasn’t just a one night thing for Jason, and […]

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R.A. Dickey – The Neutralizer

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

Even in his brief 2 appearances with the Mets, R.A. Dickey has shown something that many Mets pitchers have been unable to do successfully – defy pitch counts and pitch out of trouble. Maybe keeping him in the rotation will prove to be a great idea for various reasons. R.A. Dickey is pitching to contact, […]

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Dickey Impressive As Mets Rout The Phillies 8-0

An article by posted on May 25, 2010 0 Comments

In a stellar outing from R.A. Dickey, the Mets offense, especially Jose Reyes came alive and defeated the Phillies 8-0. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out for his second appearance as a Met, and was dominant through 6 innings, giving up no runs on 7 hits with 3 walks to go with 7 strikeouts. The […]

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A Concussion Discussion

An article by posted on May 25, 2010 0 Comments

Admittedly I am new to this site and am still trying to find my way and my voice here.  Obviously I never played Major League Baseball – or professional ball of any kind.  My game –  since I was 5 yrs old  – is golf.  At first I simply followed Dad around the course, but later […]

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