Mets Thoughts

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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Baseball Needs The Mets To Be Good!

An article by posted on April 22, 2010 0 Comments

I read a great quote from a scout in the latest edition of Jayson Stark’s Rumblings & Grumblings on ESPN.com. “You know, baseball needs the Mets to be good,” one scout said. “Baseball is more fun when the Mets are good and that rivalry between them and the Phillies is cooking. But this just isn’t […]

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Jason Bay’s Bat Needs To Get Louder

An article by posted on April 22, 2010 0 Comments

Who would have thought, a disappointing start to the 2010 season would have Mets fans ranting about anything but starting pitching. Mike Pelfrey has been lights out thus far posting a 0.86 era in 21 IP. Johan Santana seems to have achieved 2006 euphoria; and aside from some inopportune home runs, the bullpen and Japanese […]

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Bullpen Collapses in Mets 9-3 Loss

An article by posted on April 22, 2010 0 Comments

On a night where the Mets bats were nowhere to be found, Oliver Perez pitched 5 minimally effective innings, but the bullpen surrendered 6 runs in 9-3 loss to Cubs. Game Notes Oliver Perez went out and gave it all he had, going five innings, giving up three runs, two earned, on eight hits. Ollie […]

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Video: Ike Davis Makes A Spectacular Diving Catch

An article by posted on April 22, 2010 0 Comments

For those of you who didn’t get a chance to watch tonight’s game against the Cubs — you have to watch this amazing catch by Ike Davis diving into the dugout. There wasn’t much to cheer about in tonight’s 9-3 loss to the Cubs, but this play was something to behold. Here it is… Now […]

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So Maybe The Mets Are a Mess, But There’s Still HOPE!

An article by posted on April 21, 2010 0 Comments

It’s been almost three months since my last missive (it gets old using the word “blog”) because once the hot stove league season ended (another campaign the Mets lost, by the way), I didn’t think it would be healthy or productive to comment on every twist and turn of spring training or even the first […]

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High Hopes + Low Expectations = No Consolation

An article by posted on April 21, 2010 0 Comments

Sorry Mets Merized fans.  I am still unwilling to dive head first into the Koolaid just yet, and I’m still somewhat negative on the 2010 Mets.  I know it’s early and a lot can happen.  And there are some positives.  But overall I see a bleak picture for the 2010 season.  A .500 winning percentage is […]

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Pelfrey Continues Dominance In 4-0 Mets Win

An article by posted on April 21, 2010 0 Comments

In another spectacular outing from Mike Pelfrey, the Mets put up enough offense to beat the Cubs 4-0 for their second straight victory. Game Notes: In a game that was fairly stagnant offensively, Mike Pelfrey managed to hold the Cubs to 6 total baserunners – 3 on hits and 3 on walks in 7 innings. […]

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Edinson Volquez Suspended for PED Use

An article by posted on April 20, 2010 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.com,  Reds starting pitcher Edinson Volquez has been suspended 50 games for vilating the MLB policy on PED use. It is believed Volquez failed the test during spring training. Major League Baseball confirmed the suspension in a press release and said the suspension will take effect April 21. Volquez was an […]

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