Mets Thoughts

Mets Should Consider Signing Putz For 2010

An article by posted on November 10, 2009 0 Comments

Last week the World Series finally ended, our nightmare season is finally over and the Hot Stove season has started.  There have been trades already, options picked up or bought out and players have filed for free agency.  Trade rumors are already out there, most of them so far unfounded this early and it’s only […]

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Daniel Murphy Could Be The New Lou Gehrig

An article by posted on November 10, 2009 0 Comments

Disclaimer: I’m not talking statistically, but the story is the same. Erudite baseball fans know Wally Pipp as the possessor of the most famous headache in baseball history.  In his own words, “the most expensive asprins in history.”  On June 2, 1925, Pipp told Yankee manager Miller Huggins he needed to sit that day out… […]

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From Schneider to Snyder

An article by posted on November 9, 2009 0 Comments

It’s a no doubter that Brian Schneider will not be returning to the Mets in 2010. (And rightfully so) He spent some time on the disabled list, along with his fellow Mets, and when he did get a chance to play he was sub-par. He got passed over for the starting job by two rookie catchers. […]

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Does Matt Holliday Really Like The Mets?

An article by posted on November 8, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets would love to have Matt Holliday penciled into their Opening Day lineup next season, but the question is; Does Matt Holliday want to play for the Mets? According to Ken Davidoff of Newsday, he has a source who has told him that Matt Holliday’s top two choices in free agency are the Yankees and the Mets, in […]

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A Peek Into The Mets Offseason Plan

An article by posted on November 8, 2009 0 Comments

On Friday, veteran sports writer Marty Noble wrote a great column which was featured on mets.com. Noble reveals some of the buzz surrounding the Mets front office, including some potential strategies and even some of the specific players that they may be targeting this offseason. The Mets have not said publicly which players most interest them, but people within the […]

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End The False Rivalry

An article by posted on November 6, 2009 0 Comments

This year marked the end of my rivalry with “true” Yankees fans. Personally, I know there are many Mets fans that simply cannot accept another Yankees World Series Championship, but I can. This year, the NY Yankees defeated the NY Mets division rival in the World Series, yet so many Mets fans were found trying […]

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Between Us And Them, We’ve Won 29 Championships

An article by posted on November 6, 2009 0 Comments

This week the Yankees captured yet another World Series. Combined with our beloved Mets, the two New York teams have now combined for 29 Championships. In the tradition of Donn Clendenon and Ray Knight, Hideki Matsui was named Series MVP. The Yankees got a memorable HR from A-Rod, much like Al Weis in 69. Johnny […]

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What If Bay and Holliday Resign With The Red Sox & Cards?

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

Now that the dreaded World Series is finally over, it’s time to put away that nightmare and look ahead to next season. The hot stove is already churning with plenty of rumors regarding soon to be free agents Matt Holliday and Jason Bay. The blogosphere has been buzzing with the pros and cons of each leftfielder, […]

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Mets Decline Putz Option, Add Bowman To 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

According to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post in a post to his Twitter account, the Mets have told reliever J.J. Putz that they will decline his option and instead buy him out for $1 million dollars. Not really a big surprise considering the Mets would have had to pay him over $9 million dollars […]

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Mets Should Take A Look At Conor Jackson

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

While the Mets consider the virtues of Daniel Murphy as their starting first baseman in 2010, Mets fans continue to debate his pros and cons. Several other first base options are also being weighed in the balance including stop gaps like Aubrey Huff or Russell Branyan, and multi-year options like Adam La Roche, Jorge Cantu and Nick Johnson. […]

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