Mets Thoughts

I Want Hudson On The Team

An article by posted on January 26, 2010 0 Comments

For the last 2 off seasons Met fans have been debating furiously with each other on whether or not the Mets should sign Orlando Hudson.  I believe the pro Hudson fans last season wanted him for the simple fact that Hudson is not Luis Castillo.  Whatever other skills Hudson possessed did not matter to Met […]

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Remember When: Mets Deal Gentry, Frisella to Braves

An article by posted on January 26, 2010 0 Comments

Poking hot coals from hot stove seasons past… November 1, 1972 – The New York Mets traded RH starter Gary Gentry and RH reliever Danny Frisella to the Atlanta Braves for 2B Felix Millan and RH Pitcher George Stone. He was a hero in 1969. He came from Arizona State University.  He wore the Met […]

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Could Carlos Pena Provide Mets With Power Bat?

An article by posted on January 25, 2010 0 Comments

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported that unless the Tampa Bay Rays’ financial situation drastically improves. they could end up trading both Carl Crawford and Carlos Pena.   Cafardo puts the time-line of something happening at around the trade deadline, but maybe an enticing package can accelerate the situation. When you think of a comparable player […]

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Mets Might Have Interest in Chien-Ming Wang

An article by posted on January 25, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Might Have Interest in Chien-Ming Wang

The New York Mets continue to scour the pitching market and have recently been in touch with Ben Sheets ever since his throwing session last week in Louisiana. Another possible starting option for the Mets could be ex-Yankee pitcher Chien-Ming Wang who could be pitching in the majors by May 1. The Mets are among 15 […]

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Looks Like Ollie Got The Message

An article by posted on January 25, 2010 0 Comments

The always informative Adam Rubin of the Daily News, gives us an update on lefthanded starting pitcher Oliver Perez, who is one of many Mets in attendance today at the Mets Mini Camp. According to Rubin, Perez, who underwent Sept. 1 surgery to remove scar tissue from his right knee, pronounced himself fit and ready to […]

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Who’s The Better Fit, Fernando Tatis or Ryan Garko?

An article by posted on January 25, 2010 0 Comments

Mike Puma of the NY Post, opined that Fernando Tatis could be re-signed by the Mets if they decide to take a pass on Carlos Delgado. The prevailing wisdon is that Tatis would be able to platoon with the left-handed Daniel Murphy at first base. As most of you know, I’m not thrilled with the idea […]

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Delgado Limps Himself Out Of First Base Job

An article by posted on January 25, 2010 0 Comments

Jayson Stark of ESPN, reported yesterday that scouts who have seen Delgado try to play first base in Puerto Rico are not impressed. He writes,   “He’s got no range at first — none,” said one scout. “He actually limps out there. He can’t play first on a day-to-day basis. I think he can still DH, because he’s […]

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Trying To Make Sense Of The Outrage

An article by posted on January 24, 2010 0 Comments

Only Mets fans can spend 48 hours vigorously debating a trade that swapped one 25th man for another. All of a sudden Brian Stokes, who allowed 72 hits and 38 walks in just 70 innings, is likened to a budding star due to his same old and tired 95 mph fastball that has yet to […]

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Adios Luis Castillo – Thanks For The Memories

An article by posted on January 24, 2010 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that a player could hit .302, with an OBP of .387, and still be so unwanted.  But when you break down the numbers, you see why Luis Castillo is such a poor fit for the 2010 Mets.  Of course his defense is weak.  But I see his offense as an equally […]

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We Have Ourselves a Brawl Club, The Mets of NY Town

An article by posted on January 23, 2010 0 Comments
We Have Ourselves a Brawl Club, The Mets of NY Town

Elio Chacon, an original Met, may best be remembered for starting the first triple play in Mets history in 1962. It happened on May 30 (Memorial Day), and it came against the Los Angeles Dodgers. They were playing their first game in New York since their final game at Ebbets Field on September 24, 1957 […]

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