Mets Thoughts

Contract Wars And The Perez Problem

An article by posted on June 4, 2010 0 Comments

I can’t begin to understand all the ins and outs of the Perez Problem – I always thought that sports agents gave their clients good advice, but Ollie is stuck with Scott Boras, who gives his clients contracts that over-reach expectations of their ability and knowledge.    I also wonder about the relationship between the […]

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Thank You Junior Griffey

An article by posted on June 3, 2010 0 Comments

Last night was a strange night in major league baseball. If you were like me, you turned to the MLB Network to watch Armando Galarraga throw a 28-out perfect game live. While that is going to be the story taking over a lot of sports talk shows today, it cannot be ignored that Ken Griffey […]

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Johan Santana: He Coulda Been A Contender…

An article by posted on June 3, 2010 0 Comments

  Everybody has a breaking point, and even though Johan Santana has not reached his, I’m thinking that a couple of more devastating losses like last night, and Johan will be singing a different tune. After the game, Santana may have revealed his frustration with the bullpen when he made this comment, “I can only […]

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MLB Draft Preview: Infielders

An article by posted on June 3, 2010 0 Comments

Thank you all for you wonderful comments. To read part one of the series, highlighting Right-Handed pitchers, go here. To read about the Left-Handed pitchers, go here. And yesterday’s column looked at the Outfielders. Today, we’ll see the prominent infielders. And when I say infielders, I’m including catchers. If you have been reading mock drafts, […]

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Instant Replay Now Needed More Than Ever In MLB

An article by posted on June 3, 2010 0 Comments

While there’s no need to reiterate the botched call by first base umpire Jim Joyce in yesterday’s should-have-been perfect game by Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga, I will.  One out away from a pitcher’s ultimate personal feat, Galarraga allowed an infield hit to Indians short stop Jason Donald.  A scene that will run through the minds […]

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Mets Bullpen Stinks – What To Do?

An article by posted on June 3, 2010 0 Comments

Frankie Rodriguez, Pedro Feliciano, Jenrry Mejia, Elmer Dessens, Raul Valdez, Fernando Nieve, Ryota Igarashi, and Oliver Perez. There you have it – The current Mets bullpen from top to bottom, best to worst.  It flat out stinks. In April it was near the top of the National League.  A month later, I can’t imagine a […]

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Another Crushing Defeat, Another Epic Fail, Another Stunning Loss

An article by posted on June 2, 2010 0 Comments

How much more of this can we take? Once again, Mets fans had to endure another agonizing, gut wrenching, heartbreaking loss. How can these types of losses continue to plague this team time and time again? The Mets have made losing in stunning fashion an art form… This one hurts so much on so many levels. Only […]

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Sorting Out The Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on June 2, 2010 0 Comments

My name is John Delcos and this is the first of many posts for Mets Merized Online. Some of you may remember me from my days as the Mets beat writer for The Journal News. I have since started my own NY Mets project entitled the John Delcos New York Mets Report. Me and Joe […]

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Ollie, Ollie, Oxen Free???

An article by posted on June 2, 2010 0 Comments

I may be a day late and a dollar short (it’s been a crazy week for me) but I couldn’t resist weighing in on the Oliver Perez story anymore.  And so, this is my message to him: Dear Mr. Perez, I used to be your fan.  But now, I can’t stomach you.  You can’t pitch […]

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Bringing Back Ty Wigginton and Adding Kevin Millwood

An article by posted on June 2, 2010 0 Comments

According to Dan Martin of the New York Post, righthander Kevin Millwood and super utility man Ty Wigginton are open to playing for the Mets if the Orioles become sellers between now and the trade deadline. Martin says that despite his 0-5 record, the 35-year-old Millwood has pitched well in his first season with Baltimore. He currently has […]

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