Mets Thoughts

Pelf’s Pellucid Performance

An article by posted on June 9, 2010 0 Comments

Pelted only by the game’s second and third hitters, Mike Pelfrey threw perhaps his best game of the season. For the second time in a row, our number five man to start the season, looked Seaver-esque, almost always ahead of hitters in the count, he economized on his pitches magnificently and got batters to swing […]

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Ike Strikes Late, Mets Walkoff With 2-1 Win In Extras

An article by posted on June 9, 2010 0 Comments

In a great pitching performance by Mike Pelfrey, the Mets continued their home winning streak, defeating the punchless Padres in 11 innings. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was outright dominant today, letting up 1 run on 5 hits with no walks and 6 strikeouts in NINE innings. Outside of the first inning, where Pelfrey gave up […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 9)

An article by posted on June 8, 2010 0 Comments

Nine weeks into the season already? I can’t believe it myself. In random baseball news, Armando Galarraga threw only about the 390,000th non-perfect game in major league baseball, nothing special. John Maine is on the DL with a weak shoulder and now Perez because his knee hurts. Uh…no comment. At least he’s not taking up […]

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Mets Draft Watch: Day 2

An article by posted on June 8, 2010 0 Comments

Well, we’re in for a long day of draft picks on Day 2. The Mets did not have a pick in the Compensation Round or Round 2. This page will be updated throughout the day with every new pick, as well as my comments and background info. I would like to thank all of you […]

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Mets Hype Machine Already Hard At Work

An article by posted on June 8, 2010 0 Comments

It never ceases to amaze me how the Mets over-hype their prospects to no end. I’m not talking about your garden variety hype mind you, all teams are entitled and expected to hype their prospects. But with the Mets it’s completely over the top and it always leads to lofty unrealistic expectations for the prospects […]

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Forever 14

An article by posted on June 8, 2010 0 Comments

In honor of the off-day yesterday, I wanted to pay homage to a guy who usually doesn’t get enough recognition in today’s Mets world, though plenty recognition in Mets history. And that guy is Gilbert Raymond Hodges, aka Gil Hodges. If you are familiar with the book Mets by the Numbers, I asked Jon Springer […]

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Mets Have Trade Bait

An article by posted on June 8, 2010 0 Comments

Omar Minaya became the General Manager at the end of the 2004 season.  Since then the Mets have mostly been quiet when it comes to the trade deadline.  Except for 2006, when Duaner Sanchez went for a cab ride, injured his shoulder, forcing Omar to make a trade with the Pirates for Oliver Perez (thanks […]

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Drafting Harvey Was Easy, Dealing With Boras Won’t Be

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

Now that the Mets have drafted UNC product Matt Harvey with the seventh overall pick in the draft, the task at hand now becomes signing him before the August 16th deadline. I was a little shocked by the Mets selection, not because he was reach or not as talented as those they passsed on, but I didn’t […]

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Mets Select Starting Pitcher Matt Harvey In First Round

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets selected RH pitcher Matt Harvey from UNC with the seventh overall pick of the 2010 MLB Draft. Tale Of The Tape North Carolina, Junior Birthdate: 3/27/89 Height: 6-4 Weight: 225 lbs. Bats: R Throws: R MLB – Scouting Report Fastball: Harvey was throwing his fastball up to 96-97 mph and sustaining the velocity deep into his […]

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Mets Should Look Into AL LHP, Not Named Cliff

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

When the Mets get hot, we get a little crazy. Whether you’re a pessimistic or overly optimistic Mets fan, you have to agree that this 2010 season is a lot more fun than we could’ve hoped for. I can’t remember a team that one week could be dead in the water, and then the next […]

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