Mets Thoughts

One Mets Fans’ View…From the Cheapest Seat…

An article by posted on May 17, 2010 0 Comments

It’s finally happened Met Nation. I finally snapped and used my “TV Brick” to throw at my 37 inch flat panel. The sponge brick, a gift from my ex-wife about 16-18 years ago, heretofore has only been used when watching NFL football. The last time I recall I threw it in anger was a playoff […]

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Mets Drop Finale To Marlins 10-8 And Fall To Last Place

An article by posted on May 16, 2010 0 Comments

Despite a couple of comebacks, both of which fell short, the Mets lost 10-8 to the Marlins today who completed a four-game sweep in which they outscored the Mets 28-16. Game Summary Jon Niese started the game but came out in the third with an apparent hamstring injury after making an errant throw to first base […]

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It’s Time to Shea Goodbye to Jerry

An article by posted on May 16, 2010 0 Comments

So I spent the weekend away, away from the internet and for the most part away from the Mets outside of highlights on the MLB Network in the morning. Oh, by the way. Personal endorsement. If you have the option to watch MLB Network’s Quick Pitch or MLB Tonight instead of Sportscenter/Baseball Tonight. Do yourself […]

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Omar Flying To Atlanta: Is It Hammer Time For Jerry Manuel?

An article by posted on May 16, 2010 0 Comments

According to a tweet via David Lennon of Newsday, Omar Minaya will be making an unscheduled flight with the team to Atlanta for their series with the Braves, although the decision was not made during today’s game. I may be reading too much into this, but Jerry Manuel has been on the proverbial hot seat of […]

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Mets Notes: Calero Released, Plan For Mejia, Iggy Update

An article by posted on May 16, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have released Kiko Calero, tweets David Lennon of Newsday. The Mets had signed Calero to a minor league deal back in March, but health was a big concern for the 35-year-old who failed to make the team this spring. Calero posted a 1.95 ERA in 67 relief appearances for the Marlins in 2009, but in ten appearances […]

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Ollie Plays For Ollie!

An article by posted on May 15, 2010 0 Comments

In the you knew it was coming department the Mets have taken Oliver Perez out of the starting rotation today.  As of right now there is no announcement on who will be taking his spot in the rotation.  Unfortunately Oliver Perez is currently staying on the active roster as he will be placed in the […]

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Mets Fall Below .500, Lose 7-5 To Marlins

An article by posted on May 15, 2010 0 Comments

Mets drop game three of the series to the Marlins 7-5. Mets drop to one game below .500, lose their fourth straight game, and lost their first five road series series this season. Game Summary John Maine did not continue his stream of quality starts as the first twelve pitches he threw in the game […]

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Rays Shed Burrell & His $9MM Salary, Would Mets Ever Be So Bold?

An article by posted on May 15, 2010 0 Comments

According to this post on Twitter from the Tampa Tribune, the Tampa Bay Rays have designated outfielder Pat Burrell for assignment to make room for Hank Blalock. Burrell was hitting just .202/.292/.333 this year and had fallen out of favor with the organization and the fans. But what is most important to note is that the Rays, […]

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Oswalt Is Not An Option, But What About Pedro?

An article by posted on May 15, 2010 0 Comments

In a post to his blog, Mike Puma of the NY Post writes that Mets fans shouldn’t hold their breath waiting for the team to trade for Houston Astros ace, Roy Oswalt. Roy Oswalt’s name is out there as a potential reinforcement for a team in need of pitching help, but don’t expect the Mets to […]

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R.A. Dickey Has Another Solid Start And Could Replace Perez

An article by posted on May 15, 2010 0 Comments

  On Monday, May 10, I wrote a post in which I said that minor leaguers Chris Carter and R.A. Dickey could be ripe for a promotion and days away from joining the Mets. First baseman Chris Carter was promoted the very next day and paid immediate dividends by lining an RBI double later that night. […]

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