Mets Thoughts

Petruccio: Da’ Bronx Bombers!

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Petruccio: Da’ Bronx Bombers!

Pop culture artist Joe Petruccio posted his amazing depiction of last night’s Mets 9-7 win over the Yankees. Curtis Granderson, Chris Young, Travis d’Arnaud and Eric Young each blasted home runs to beat the Yankees at their own game and in their own park. I’ve been following Joe for years. He has been chronicling the […]

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Being Too Patient at the Plate

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Being Too Patient at the Plate

A point of frustration for many Mets fans, watching an anemic lineup night after night, is their indiscriminate approach to taking pitches at the plate. No, I don’t mean indiscriminate as in they can’t recognize a ball from a strike, although that has been an issue, too. I am talking about their inability to separate […]

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Alderson Outsmarts NY Media

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Outsmarts NY Media

Sandy Alderson’s disappearing act on Sunday was brilliant. The New York Mets made a miraculous comeback to avoid being swept by the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, capped off by a walk-off single by Ruben Tejada, who has been struggling for, well, all of 2013 and the first six weeks of the 2014 season. The team […]

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Rafael Montero To Make Mets Debut Wednesday

An article by posted on May 12, 2014 0 Comments
Rafael Montero To Make Mets Debut Wednesday

The Mets have announced that Rafael Montero will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas and make his Major League debut on Wednesday against the New York Yankees. “We understand it’s a debut on a big stage,” Sandy Alderson said. “but we believe he is ready now.” Additionally, Jacob deGrom will be pulled from his Triple-A start tonight. […]

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What’s The Next Excuse?

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
What’s The Next Excuse?

The Mets were very quick with the excuses after they lost three of four games to the Rockies in Colorado and then getting swept by the Marlins in Miami. According to Terry Collins and David Wright, the Mets have not played well in recent years in either of those ballparks, and by the way, both […]

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The Mets’ Mistake with Josh Satin

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
The Mets’ Mistake with Josh Satin

Ike Davis or Lucas Duda. Lucas Duda or Ike Davis. It took until mid-April for Sandy Alderson to finally make a decision that he was going with Lucas Duda at first base, and therefore, trading away Ike Davis. Since then, a day on Twitter can’t pass without some Mets fan tweeting the comparison numbers between […]

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Lucas Duda: The Unequivocal Mets First Baseman

An article by posted on May 9, 2014 0 Comments
Lucas Duda: The Unequivocal Mets First Baseman

A Fan Shot by Michael Mandelkern Lucas Duda went 0-for-3 with a strikeout and a walk on April 18, the same day that the New York Mets Ike Davis was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Duda ended the day with a .256/.333/.465 slash line and has trended upwards in Davis’ absence. But now Duda is […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: Mets Get Hooked In Miami

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up and 3 Down: Mets Get Hooked In Miami

I am just sitting here trying to wrap my head around how unfriendly this road trip was.  Things were supposed to be different for our Metsies away from Citi Field.  They were last year anyway.  As we all know they just wrapped up a three-city 9-game road trip on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins, finishing […]

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From Left Field: Would You Sign Up For 16-17 At This Point?

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Would You Sign Up For 16-17 At This Point?

Today is a much-needed day off for our Mets, who are now 1-6 in their last seven games. That skid puts the team at 16-17 overall and fourth place in an NL East division that’s shaping up to be quite competitive. We knew that the first month’s schedule was going to be tough, including the […]

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Mets Hitting Approach: Back to the Drawing Board

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Hitting Approach: Back to the Drawing Board

As I was driving around for work yesterday, I was listening to the Mets broadcast on the radio, and something occurred to me. At some point this year, this team will be no-hit, and you can pretty much assume that their current major league philosophy is the reason not only for that, but for their […]

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