Mets Thoughts

Keith and Ron Know Their Elton

An article by posted on April 24, 2010 0 Comments

I don’t know about you, but as a die-hard Elton John fan I was thrilled when during last night’s game against the Braves, Keith Hernandez mentioned the song “I’ve Seen That Movie Too,” an obscure number from Elton’s 1973 “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” album. (I believe it was during that conference on the mound where […]

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Reyes Comes Alive, Mets win 5-2

An article by posted on April 24, 2010 0 Comments

Even with a John Maine injury, the Mets offense proved effective in their 5-2 win versus the Atlanta Braves Game Notes John Maine looked decent for 3 2/3 innings until he was pulled with an injury in his left, non throwing elbow. Maine walked two, struck out three and gave up one run which was […]

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Congratulations Ike On Your First Home Run!

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

Congratulations to Ike Davis on his first Major League home run! The rookie first baseman hit his first major-league home run tonight, and boy was it something to behold! It was a long drive into the Shea Bridge in right-center field in the fifth inning against the Braves and tied the game 1-1 at the time. […]

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What If Beltran Doesn’t Return?

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

Last night’s Met victory provided me with a brief moment of satisfaction as it pertains to this team. It’s frustrating seeing the Mets flailing away at the baseball at times. Johan pitched pretty well however, and the Mets finally won a series. Rejoice Met Nation! I must broach a subject that has perplexed and exasperated me […]

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Amazin’ Saberhead Vs The Amazing Kreskin

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

I came across an interesting post by Jerry Vrentas of the Star-Ledger who reveals that Omar Minaya has been consulting frequently with a sabermetric guru before making a trade or player acquisition. Meet Ben Baumer, who serves as the Mets’ official Statistical Analyst, Baumer has been serving the Mets in this role for the last seven seasons […]

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Mets New Lineup: Reyes 3rd Ahead Of Bay 4th

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

We all know about the on again, off again musings of Jerry Manuel with regards to batting Jose Reyes third in the lineup, a move that Reyes is strongly opposed to. In fact, Manuel had planned on unveiling Reyes in the third spot during the Cardinals series last weekend, but backed off after Reyes began chirping […]

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Braves @ Mets: Series Preview

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

From this point on I’ll be focusing on two kinds of blogs. The first and most important will be the upcoming series preview. I’ve never done a series preview before; I toiled with game previews while our buddy Elliot was away last summer. So stick with me, if I’m brutal at the start, just think […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

Philadelphia Phillies: (10-5; Leader) The Phillies took two out of three from the Atlanta Braves. However, they did lose JA Happ to the DL with a strained flexor in his left arm. JC Romero was activated, while Nelson Figueroa will take his spot in the rotation. The Phillies begin a six-game west coast road trip […]

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Only Winning Can Keep Attendance From Declining

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

So here we are fifteen games into the season with a 7-9 record and finally winning our first series of the season against the Cubs. Optimists (a club of which I was a charter member) are still under the impression that the season is still in hand and that only minor changes are needed right now. While others […]

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Mets Top The Cubs 5-2, And Win Their First Series

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

Hey Mets fans… we finally did it… our New York Mets not only notched a solid 5-2 win against the Chicago Cubs, but in doing so they won their first series of the young season after losing their first four. Game Notes Johan Santana had to rely on being crafty and pitching smart tonight as he […]

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