Mets Thoughts

Clutch Hitting Comparison

An article by posted on June 29, 2010 0 Comments

You know I took some heat recently for writing the blog regarding Wright’s supposed un-clutch ability here. Before I get into the subject of this blog, let me explain that.  The problem I have with the so-called clutch players and the so-called un-clutch players is it’s usually based on memory and not fact. For example, […]

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Where Are They Now? The Johan Santana Trade Edition

An article by posted on June 29, 2010 0 Comments

On January 29, 2008, Mets fans everywhere rejoiced over the formerly-rumored-now-true stories about Johan Santana, a pitching force that many teams coveted from the Minnesota Twins, was coming to our team in a blockbuster trade.  We were not only parting with prospects that we could handle losing (especially in a trade like this one), the […]

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Why Is Johan Exempt From Criticism?

An article by posted on June 29, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana is not having a great year so far.  Santana is 5-5 with an ERA of 3.55.  It’s obvious that the great Santana is on a decline.  Santana’s K/9 ratio is at a career low.  Even more alarming Santana’s contact ratio is at a career high!  His average velocity is also at a career […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 28, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (44-32; Leader) The Braves took two of three from the Detroit Tigers, and will play the Nationals this week. The first game of that series will be carried on ESPN2, and will feature Tim Hudson vs. Stephen Strasburg. J-Hey will not be in the starting lineup due to a thumb injury, so we’ll […]

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The Strasburg Cometh

An article by posted on June 28, 2010 0 Comments

All of us have come to love the uplifting and inspirational story of a rookie making good on his promise. Case in point, Ike Davis. When that rookie comes with superstar billing, it becomes universal and even historical. The past few weeks Major League Baseball was introduced to the 2010 edition of this story when […]

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An ext.R.A.ordinary Story

An article by posted on June 28, 2010 0 Comments

A little over a month ago, May 25th to be exact, the Mets rotation was in disarray.  Sporting two starters on the DL and another banished to the bullpen to be lost forever (or at least we hope), the starting 5 needed saving.  On that day R.A. Dickey, who looks like he just jumped off an old […]

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Time For Johan And Beltran To Put Up

An article by posted on June 27, 2010 0 Comments

Just one look to the right and you can see just how far the Mets have come in the past 30 days. Or if you don’t feel like stretching your neck a little, here you go: The Mets, if nothing else, have surprised many a fan with many contributions coming from those we least expected […]

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Cliff Lee…The Final Word…Really.

An article by posted on June 26, 2010 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, before the blogosphere erupted with stories about the Mets trading for either Cliff Lee or Roy Oswalt, I wrote an article here on MMO, The New Mets Ace In The Hole. Since then there have been more Cliff Lee/Roy Oswalt stories than Charlie Sheen has DUI’s. I think Michael Branda (Jessup) […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Wilpon Could Give Green Light On Lee

An article by posted on June 26, 2010 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today I talk about interleague play and the tab for Cliff Lee: For anyone who thinks interleague play is for the birds, they never had the Birds of Baltimore on their schedule….or the Indians and Tigers.  If the Mets can win the series against the Twins this weekend, after splitting six games with the […]

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Change May Not Be A Good Thing For The Mets

An article by posted on June 26, 2010 0 Comments

There hasn’t been a time where there’s more to talk about since the offseason than right now. Your favorite orange and blue clad warriors are firmly in second place less than a game behind the division leading Bravos. The Mets are hitting (especially situationally) and are providing run support for their starters with more consistency. […]

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