Mets Thoughts

I’ve Seen Enough… Manuel Has To Go

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

Those who know me, those who follow my “Sound Offs” on “Vegas Unwrapped”, or on these and other hallowed Blog pages know if nothing else, I rarely hit the panic button nor do I demand change for the sake of change only or because of one incident alone. It takes a lot to rattle these […]

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Francouer Keeps Pouring On The Attitude and Swagger

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

While trying to defuse a potentially volatile situation from taking shape in the Mets clubhouse, right fielder Jeff Francoeur addressed yesterdays comments on ESPN and called them “false, untruthful and stupid”. Seth Everett of ESPN’s Baseball Tonight, reported that players Jeff Francoeur, Johan Santana, Jose Reyes and John Maine were very unhappy with Jerry Manuel. A charge […]

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Streaking, Wreaking and Freaking Out

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

Streaking Jeff Francoeur has now extended his hitting streak to 10 games and according to our old friend Adam Rubin, Frenchy is just four shy of matching Wright’s franchise record to start a season, which was set last year. Additionally, Francoeur ranks second in the National League in batting at .457. There’s a lot of bloggers, journalists, analysts […]

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Mets Bullpen Falters, Lose 4-3 to Cardinals

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

Despite a 9th inning rally, the Mets wasted a great outing by Oliver Perez, losing 4-3 to the Cardinals Game Notes Oliver Perez went to the hill and pitched 6 1/3 scoreless innings, walking three, giving up four hits as well as striking out four. This was the best Perez has looked in quite some […]

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Bobby Valentine Shoots Down Mets Manager Rumors

An article by posted on April 16, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier, Joe D. put up the question if the Mets should bring back Valentine as manager of the New York Mets. Moments ago, Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger reported, that  former Mets manager, Bobby Valentine, shot down any speculation today that he could return as Mets manager if Jerry Manuel is fired. Valentine, now an analyst for ESPN, […]

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Not Much Has Changed For Mets In Way Of Fundamentals

An article by posted on April 16, 2010 0 Comments

I’m not trying to be a nit-picker so soon after a much needed win for the Mets against the Rockies… especially at the dawn of a big three game series against the St. Louis Cardinals… but I wanted to say this a few days ago and I need to get it off my chest. For […]

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Should Mets Bring Back Bobby Valentine?

An article by posted on April 16, 2010 0 Comments

Mike Lupica of the Daily News gets the annual “Bring Back Bobby V”  chimes ringing again, and gives our old “skip” a glowing endorsement. He believes that above anyone else, Bobby Valentine is the only man for the job. “Say they are the Mets 9-16 before the first week in May is over.  It is impossible to […]

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MMO Mail Bag – Pedro And Other Problems

An article by posted on April 16, 2010 0 Comments

Kevin L. asks – I still don’t understand why we haven’t made an attempt to sign Pedro Martinez.  I read that the Phillies are trying to sign him again.  Aren’t we more in need of him than the Phillies? Pedro has no interest in returning to the Mets, a team with playoff hopes diminishing as […]

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Pelfrey Rocks In 5-0 Win Over Colorado

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments
Pelfrey Rocks In 5-0 Win Over Colorado

The Mets avoided a potential five game losing streak and now head to St. Louis on a positive note thanks to Mike Pelfrey who helped deliver a big 5-0 win over the Rockies this afternoon at Coors Field. Game Notes Pelfrey improved his record to 2-0 today with an absolutely dominating performance in which he pitched […]

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Mets Have So Many Better Choices For First Base

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

Opening Day lineup had Mike Jacobs playing first and hitting clean up. Mets final game against the Rockies had Fernando Tatis playing first and batting fifth. Combined Jacobs and Tatis are 7/36 (.194), 1 home run, 5 RBIs with 10 strikeouts. Not exactly what the Mets want from their “power and clutch hitting” first basemen. […]

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