Mets Thoughts

Bay Has A Charley Horse To Go With His 4 Homers

An article by posted on June 17, 2010 0 Comments

Nobody was more excited about signing Jason Bay than I was. I strongly defended him against some of the harsh criticism that was levied against his $66 million dollar deal with the Mets. I couldn’t wait for the season to get underway so that his powerful bat and excellent track record would silence his critics […]

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Mark Cohoon Hurls Third Consecutive Shutout

An article by posted on June 17, 2010 0 Comments

Last week, I posted about Mets pitching prospect Mark Cohoon who currently heads the starting rotation for the Savannah Sand Gnats. At the time, Cohoon had thrown his second consecutive shutout allowing just three hits and a walk over nine innings while striking out five. I ended that post with the following, Keep an eye […]

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Big Problem: The Mets Bullpen Still Stinks!

An article by posted on June 17, 2010 0 Comments

The only good thing about the Mets bullpen is that it has not been needed over the last two weeks.  The starting pitching and the offense have been strong enough to carry the team.  But here’s my advice to Omar Minaya:  Do something quickly about the Mets pathetic bullpen.  Otherwise it could very well turn […]

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Angel Answers, Mets Beat Indians 8-4

An article by posted on June 17, 2010 0 Comments

In his 3rd straight solid outing, Jonathon Niese pitched a solid 7 innings and the offense gave him all the support he would need in the 8-4 victory Game Notes Jonathon Niese went to the mound today, and pitched a gem against the team he used to root for as a kid. Niese gave up […]

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Shades Of 69 And 86? No. Shades Of 73? Yes

An article by posted on June 17, 2010 0 Comments

On the surface it appeared to be a typical summer day for the Mets. As usual, we were going nowhere, floundering in the second division, struggling to reach .500. When all was said and done, however, it turned out to be a crucial turning point in the history of our club. Mets GM M. Donald […]

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Wright and Co. Run Wild As Mets Edge Indians 7-6

An article by posted on June 16, 2010 0 Comments

After his 2nd straight outing allowing 4 runs, the Mets offense picked up Johan Santana and won their 4th straight on the road from the Indians, 7-6. Game Recap Johan Santana went out today, and although not dominant, he controlled his damage to primarily the 2nd inning. Johan allowed 4 runs on 7 hits with […]

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Is Trading Jon Niese For Cliff Lee A Good Move?

An article by posted on June 16, 2010 0 Comments

According to this recent post on MetsBlog.com, Matt Cerrone hears that the Mets and Mariners have been talking about a trade for Cliff Lee who is a free agent at the end of this season. Jon Niese seems to be the one player that the Mariners insist on in any potential deal for their ace involving […]

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Don’t Look Now, But The Mets Are Sizzling…

An article by posted on June 16, 2010 0 Comments

David Wright is on FIRE! After picking up another three RBIs in last night’s 7-6 win against the Cleveland Indians, David Wright has overtaken Albert Pujols and now lead the National League in RBIs with 50. He has now lifted his batting average to .293 to go with a .933 OPS. In his last 12 […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 10)

An article by posted on June 15, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets looked extremely sharp last week, posting a 5-1 record over their last 7 days. The off-day seemed to have no ill effect on the team and hopefully that trend will carry over into Cleveland as the Mets travel there to take on the Indians this week. It is a great day to be […]

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Mets Need To Lock Up Mike Pelfrey Long Term

An article by posted on June 15, 2010 0 Comments

This season Pelfrey has been great there’s no denying that.  This was an important season for the Mets and Mike Pelfrey after his disastrous 2009 season.  This is the Mike Pelfrey we thought we would have last year after his 2008 season in which he won 13 games.  In fact in 2008 the year that […]

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