Mets Thoughts

Pitchers, Pitch Counts And The Manager

An article by posted on July 2, 2010 0 Comments

Watching Sandy Koufax pitch was the beginning of my love affair with pitchers. They are special athletes who are more than just that – they are thinkers and planners as well. They are the linchpins of the field – the game is theirs and the wins and losses go on their personal records – forever. […]

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Mets Livan On The Edge, Go Down 2-1 In Ninth

An article by posted on July 1, 2010 0 Comments

Ryan Zimmerman’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning gave the Washington Nationals a 2-1 victory over the Mets, who wasted a solid start from Johan Santana. Game Notes Johan Santana rebounded nicely and gave the Mets all you could ask for pitching seven solid innings and allowing just one earned run. He let up six hits, a walk and […]

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Big Pelf, Big All-Star Snub?

An article by posted on July 1, 2010 0 Comments

Remember, I don’t know maybe a week and a half ago when Mike Pelfrey was a lock for his first MLB All-Star Game? I even think I heard Gary Cohen mention it during Pelfrey’s last start before last night. Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news friends, but he’s probably not going […]

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Mets Salvage 6-5 Win In San Juan

An article by posted on July 1, 2010 0 Comments

In a game delayed almost two hours, Mike Pelfrey struggled but Jesus Feliciano helped set the table for the Mets, as they took the final game of the series against the Marlins, 6-5. Game Notes After a long rain delay, Mike Pelfrey was obviously affected adversely, getting beaten around. In four and two thirds of […]

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What If Pagan Weren’t a Met?

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 0 Comments
What If Pagan Weren’t a Met?

With all the uproar associated with those who even DARE mention Angel Pagan‘s name in a potential Cliff Lee trade, I thought it would be appropriate to explore a certain scenario.  What if, just what if, Angel Pagan was putting up his 2010 numbers…… in another uniform.  In other words, what if Pagan were on the […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 12)

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 0 Comments

It’s so interesting to think about the idea that a Mets team who lost 90 games last year is now in contention for a playoff spot without their All-star caliber CF. Granted, Pagan has performed much better than anybody expected him to perform and the importance of his performance cannot be measured. Although, I wish […]

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Pitching K-Rod In The Eighth Was Fine With Me

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 0 Comments

You win some and you lose some, and then there’s games like last night. When Hanley Ramirez launched that grand slam to put the Marlins ahead 4-3, I swear I had a vision of it seconds before it played out on my TV screen. It just seems that whenever the opposition loads the bases against […]

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Why I Don’t Trust Jerry in a Pennant Race

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 0 Comments

I have a feeling that I would really enjoy having a philosophical conversation about life with Jerry Manuel. A conversation about baseball strategy? Not so much. Jerry says and does a lot of incomprehensible things when it comes to running a baseball team and last night’s game against the Marlins took the cake. While I […]

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10 Years Later: The 10-Run Rally Still Amazin’ To Me

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets and the Braves are currently battling it out atop the NL East this year, evoking memories of classic Mets-Braves rivalries of yesteryear.  The final pages of the script for the year 2010 have yet to be written, but the Mets gave their fans a memorable chapter in the Mets-Braves rivalry ten years ago […]

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Takahashi Torched, Mets Lose 7-6

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 0 Comments

Hisanori Takahashi was annihilated in the third inning and the Mets, despite a ninth inning comeback, fell to the Marlins 7-6. Game Notes Hisanori Takahashi was great…for every inning not referred to as the third. Hisanori Takahashi went five and two third innings, giving up six runs including a Hanley Ramirez grand slam on nine […]

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