Mets Thoughts

Bullpen Burnouts: Fernando Nieve and Jenrry Mejia

An article by posted on May 20, 2010 0 Comments

Only a month ago, the Mets bullpen was being looked at as a big strength for the team as they led the league in ERA, Batting Average Against, WHIP and even strikeouts. They have quickly sunk to the bottom in many of those categories as the season wore on due mostly to some bad bullpen […]

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Road Warriors…Come Out To Play-ay!

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have been outstanding this season at home, going 14-8 over their first 22 games at Citi Field. However, when they leave Flushing, they seem to forget to pack their bats and their ability to win ballgames. After last night’s 3-2 defeat to the Atlanta Braves, a loss that dropped the Mets back into […]

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Nieve Struggles Again, Mets Lose 5-3

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey made his first start as a Mets filling in for the recently DL’d Jon Niese and delivered a quality start, but the bullpen faltered and the Mets lost 5-3 to the Nationals Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out for his first Mets start, going a solid 6 innings giving up 2 runs on […]

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Bizzaro-Wright And The VA Hit Factory

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

*insert David Wright inadequacy rant here* That is how I choose to begin my article. David Wright looks horrible at the plate, righties are killing him with sliders away and anyone with a fastball has a 33% chance to strike out Mr. Wright. He’s walking a fair amount, but it means nothing when he can’t […]

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The Mets Are Making My HMO’s Day

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

I’m going to keep this brief. The Mets definitely have a way of tugging at it’s loyal fan’s heartstrings. So far 2010 should be titled the “Big Tease”. The team first teased us with a snail’s paced, dreadful start. Talk’s of axing everyone from Jerry Manuel to probably a CitiField usher started to pop up in the […]

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Who Is R.A. Dickey

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have made it official and have promoted R.A. Dickey while placing Jon Niese on the DL to make room for him. Tonight, Mets fans will get there first look at R.A. Dickey.  We hope his knuckleball will float like a butterfly and keep the Nationals batters off balance.  My expectations are not very […]

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Who Snatched The Real David Wright?

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

Have any of you ever watched the 1956 sci-fi horror classic, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” starring Kevin McCarthy? The movie was so awesome that it has spawned over a dozen remakes including my favorite version, the 1978 release that starred Donald Sutherland and Brooke Adams. The premise of the movie is simple. One day […]

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One Good Thing About Every Mets Game

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

I live in an area where my cable provider doesn’t carry SNY. Where ESPN, FOX and TBS often black out their games and no one around here has the MLB network. I do get NESN, but who wants to hear what the SOX are doing and all those noisy advertisements? For me, this is really […]

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Igarashi’s Return Will Be Welcomed By Mets…

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

His time in Japan was a precursor to this. Behind his diminutive stature and deceptive motion, was hidden a true ‘Warrior‘, the kind romanticized by western film and looked upon with reverence in Japan. Behind this hard throwing Japanese league veteran burned a fire to compete with the best… So Ryota Igarashi came to America…and […]

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Thrown Away, Mets Lose 3-2

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana went seven strong innings, but an errant David Wright throw proved to be the difference in the bottom of the 9th as the Mets lost 3-2 to the Atlanta Braves. Game Notes Johan Santana had his second straight stellar outing, going 7 innings, giving up 2 earned runs on 5 hits and 2 […]

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