Mets Thoughts

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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How Do I Forget 2009 When The Mets Won’t Let Me?

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

There are a lot of conclusions that can be made from this season so far. It is apparent, at least to me, that the team that we know so well and love so hard lack the grit, the guts, the determination, the heart, and even in many minds, the resources to put a winning team […]

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Morning Grind: Why Not K-Rod And Why Pinch Run Tatis?

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

Every now and then the Mets do something so baffling or so mind-boggling that I am prompted to do a post like this which I call the Morning Grind. Was it just me or did anybody else have a big problem with Jerry Manuel when he substituted Fernando Tatis for Mike Jacobs as a pinch runner […]

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The Worst Team Money Could Buy: The Sequel

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

Back in 1992, the Mets added four new faces to the team in the hopes that they could recapture the glory days of the recently concluded 1980s. In new manager Jeff Torborg, first baseman Eddie Murray, outfielder Bobby Bonilla and pitcher Bret Saberhagen, the Mets thought they could knock off the two-time NL East champion […]

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There’s Enough Blame To Go Around For Everyone

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

As the Yankees were handing out World Series jewelry in the Bronx the other day, the Mets pitcher John Maine was winning the booby prize for pitching a wonderful session of batting practice out West.  Unfortunately, it occurred during the third inning of regulation against the Rockies.   After six runs crossed the plate with two outs, pushing the […]

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Mets Lose to Rockies 6-5 in 10 Innings

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets came out with a flurry, fell asleep and took the loss in 10 innings. Jon Niese had an uneven effort and the Rockies just hit when necessary. Game Notes Jon Niese looked disappointing through the 5 innings. Niese only walked one, but gave up nine hits, hit two batters and struck out two. […]

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