Mets Thoughts

Is Signing Lackey A Smarter Move Than Trading For Halladay?

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

Let me begin by saying that you’ll get no argument from me as to who is the superior starting pitcher between Roy Halladay and John Lackey. Obviously, it’s Halladay and it’s not even close. If Doc was pitching for a high powered offense like the Yankees, he may have been a 25 game winner this […]

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Mets Spring Into Action, At Least That’s The Hope…

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments
Mets Spring Into Action, At Least That’s The Hope…

The New York Mets will open their 2010 Spring Training on Tuesday, March 2 against the Atlanta Braves at 1:10 p.m. at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Here is the rest of the schedule, or if you dare you can scroll down to my notes and thoughts below. March 2: Atlanta Braves in Port […]

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Happy Birthday To The Franchise – MMO Style!

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

Happy Birthday to Number 41, George Thomas Seaver! Tom Seaver celebrates his 65th birthday today, and I wanted to thank him for all the amazin’ memories he has given Mets fans in the last five decades. Even today, when Tom graces us with an appearance in the broadcast booth or in an on the field celebration, he still […]

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Holliday Will Sign With Yankees, Angels Or Red Sox

An article by posted on November 16, 2009 0 Comments

Via MLBTR, I came across this article on Fox Sports by Jon Paul Morosi who surmises that free agent outfielder Matt Holliday is on his way back to the American League. He specifically cites the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox as the three finalists for Holliday’s services. Only a handful […]

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Crawford or Granderson?

An article by posted on November 16, 2009 0 Comments

This weekend, some of the Mets blogosphere were busy opining the Mets potential pursuit of either Carl Crawford or Curt Granderson, both of whom were rumored to be candidates for trades. Both rumors have since been shot down, but that’s how the rumor mill works sometimes. News can turn on a dime. On this slow Mets […]

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Here’s An Overlooked Reason Why Lackey’s The Man

An article by posted on November 15, 2009 0 Comments

John Lackey?  Roy Halladay?  Both are All-Star caliber pitchers.  Both could elevate the Mets to the level where we expect them to be.  Signing Lackey and trading for Halladay would look lovely, but we know that’s not happening.  After all, the Wilpons are our owners.  Acquiring one of the two appears to be the more […]

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Mets Winter League Update – Stoner, Carter, Moviel

An article by posted on November 14, 2009 0 Comments

Tobi Stoner is playing in the Dominican Republic for Leonis Del Escogido.  He has started off strongly, going 3-1 with a 1.86 ERA and a .93 WHIP.  In 5 starts and 29 IP he has given up 20 hits, walked 7 and struck out 21.  It’s good to see Tobi doing so well. Tobi had […]

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Jeff Francoeur Is Indeed A Keeper

An article by posted on November 14, 2009 0 Comments

As you may have heard, Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post reported that rightfielder Jeff Francoeur will return to the Mets and speculated that Minaya may even sign him to an extension, something that Minaya previously alluded to last month. You can imagine the uproar all over the Mets blogosphere as they react to such devastating news. […]

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Carl Schaus Promoted To Buffalo Bisons

An article by posted on November 14, 2009 0 Comments

AT&T has debuted a new national television advertisement this week for their 3G Network that features the Mets AAA affiliate, the Buffalo Bisons. The 30-second spot is already airing nationwide. The new commercial is about a fictional player named Carl Schaus who has just been promoted to the Buffalo Bisons and is trying to race to the […]

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Mets Reportedly Interested In Ben Sheets

An article by posted on November 14, 2009 0 Comments

Corine Gatti of AHN  has some new information about former Brewers ace, Ben Sheets. Sheets’ agent Casey Close said that his client is returning. “We have already heard from a number of teams inquiring about Ben’s health and availability for 2010,” Close told ESPN.com Friday. “I will tell you that he has a very good chance […]

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