Mets Thoughts

Beltran Has No Hard Feelings, Reyes, Centerfield Battle

An article by posted on February 22, 2010 0 Comments

This post was updated from an original post today. Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger writes that Carlos Beltran arrived to camp this afternoon and that he walked with no noticeable limp when he entered the clubhouse and went into the trainer’s room, where Omar Minaya joined him a few minutes later. Adam Rubin added that Beltran […]

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You Can Cross Throwing Strikes Off The To-Do List

An article by posted on February 22, 2010 0 Comments

Marty Noble at MLB.com posted some great news this weekend and it seems that the Mets are going to make throwing strikes a top priority this spring with the hope that it carries over to the regular season come Opening Day. At least we now know why the Mets walked the second most batters in the majors […]

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Poll Results: Mets First Base Outlook

An article by posted on February 21, 2010 0 Comments

A few days ago, my co-writer Danny Krieger wrote a nice post pitting the recently acquired Mike Jacobs against the incumbent Daniel Murphy. I decided to do a quick 4-day poll to see what our readers thought about the Mets first base situation going into the 2010 season. Here are those results: And the winner […]

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Projected 2010 Opening Day Lineup Looks Formidable

An article by posted on February 20, 2010 0 Comments

With news that the Mets have signed catcher Rod Barajas, it certainly adds some punch to the bottom of the order that we didn’t have with Omir Santos or Henry Blanco. Yesterday the Mets blogosphere was abuzz with the news that Jose Reyes will be the likely number three hitter at least until Carlos Beltran […]

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2010 NY Mets: Finding Their Metsier

An article by posted on February 20, 2010 0 Comments

The 2010 New York Mets remind me of how I felt about the New York Rangers when the 1993-94 season began. The Rangers in 1991-92 acquired Mark Messier from the Oilers. They won the Presidents trophy for best record in the regular season, but then lost to the Penguins in the 2nd round, after Mario […]

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Long Balls A-Plenty or…

An article by posted on February 19, 2010 0 Comments

Dizzy with Hope: Amazin (s’) Power Projections for 2010 Now that the ridiculous talk of winning the World Series in 2010 has started, why not speculate about one stat that can be a fairly important contributing factor that helps a team get to that greatest of sports’ stages, the home run. Given my sterling track […]

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Time For Pitchers And Catchers! (And Catchers…And Catchers…)

An article by posted on February 18, 2010 0 Comments

There are three words every baseball fan loves to hear.  They bring us back to the time when we were kids and just wanted to have a catch with our friends.  They provide warmth in our hearts and minds during an otherwise cold winter.  They provide us with a sense of anticipation that the next […]

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Starting Catcher for the Mets: Rod Barajas?

An article by posted on February 18, 2010 0 Comments
Starting Catcher for the Mets: Rod Barajas?

Mets fans, you may have gotten your wish. According to Jon Heyman of SI, and coupled with multiple reports over the past few days to verify, it appears that Rod Barajas may accept the low-ball figure from the Mets. It is a minor league deal for about $1MM dollars. Of course, if accepted, Barajas is […]

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Murphy Vs. Jacobs: And The Winner Is?

An article by posted on February 18, 2010 0 Comments

“For my best friend, who loves Jake despite his low OBP, his iron glove, and his obsession with his hair. Thanks for always being there for me Pam, the way you wish Jake would be for your fantasy team.” Said by Amanda Cornoyer – The sponsor of Mike Jacobs’s Baseball Reference Page I am admittedly […]

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Will Wright’s Confidence Lead The Mets To New Heights?

An article by posted on February 17, 2010 0 Comments

David Wright pulled no punches today when asked to share his thoughts on a variety of issues including the Carlos Beltran surgery fiasco, his role as a leader, last season’s power outage, and the Mets chances in 2010. On his role as a leader: “Each year, you develop more and more as a player and as […]

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