Mets Thoughts

Lenny Dykstra is a Ticking Time Bomb

An article by posted on September 9, 2009 0 Comments

Lenny Dykstra is a shell of his former self, at least to those of us Mets fans who grew up in the ‘70’s and ‘80’s.  We knew the Dykstra who led off for the ’86 team and played center field with reckless abandon, the one who won Game 3 of the ’86 NLCS with a […]

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Beltran’s Heroic Blast Falls Short, Mets Fall 4-2

An article by posted on September 9, 2009 0 Comments
Beltran’s Heroic Blast Falls Short, Mets Fall 4-2

Not so much a recap this morning, but instead an anatomy of one single at-bat… An at-bat that almost was… Last night, with the Mets down 4-2 and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh, Carlos Beltran made his way from the batting circle to the plate. “Could this really be happening?”, I thought […]

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Silence Is Blue And Orange

An article by posted on September 9, 2009 0 Comments

Last night’s “Silent 6th” inning during the Mets telecast was quite interesting, to say the least. I wasn’t sure how I was going to react to it. But when it finally came, it was no big deal. I think the objective was to attract more viewers, by giving those who can’t or won’t go to […]

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Mets Catching Options for 2010

An article by posted on September 8, 2009 0 Comments

I know we still have almost a month to go before the 2009 regular baseball season is over but lets face facts the Mets season ended in July.  It’s time for the Mets and us the fans to look to 2010.   This past week Josh Thole joined the Mets for their series in Colorado.  Thole […]

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Sheffield Out For The Season

An article by posted on September 8, 2009 0 Comments

On Saturday, Jerry Manuel said that Gary Sheffield (back spasms) likely will not play again this season. It’s kind of strange when you consider that the Mets had an opportunity to get something in return for Sheffield on August 20th when he was claimed on waivers by the San Francisco Giants. The Giants were in […]

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9/7 Minor League Report! NIESEN!!!

An article by posted on September 7, 2009 0 Comments

Well, another minor league season has come to an end. Full of ups (the Savannah quartet, Davis, the late surge of Nieuwenhuis/Guzman/Maldonado/Havens) and downs (Kunz, Evans, more Rustich injuries). Those of you reading this on MMO and NYFS – this will be my final post to your respective eyes until I come back for 2010 […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on September 7, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (3-7; -8.5) The Atlanta Braves had a dreadful series against the Cincinnati Reds, and carry their 5-game losing streak to Houston to play the Astros. Thursday’s pitching matchup features Derek Lowe vs. Roy Oswalt. The Braves are falling from the Wild Card race as they are now 7 games back of the Rockies. […]

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Murphy Lays Down The Law; Mets Win 4-2

An article by posted on September 6, 2009 0 Comments

It was the Murph and Pelf Show at Citi Field on Sunday as Daniel Murphy provided the offense and Mike Pelfrey gave the Mets (and himself) a much-needed strong pitching performance.  The one-two punch lifted the Mets to a 4-2 victory over the Cubs and gave them their first series victory in five weeks. The […]

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Should “The Fab Three” Stay Or Should They Go?

An article by posted on September 6, 2009 0 Comments

This season the Mets have seen many new additions to their big league roster in order to compensate for their injured stars. Some of these roles have been occupied by career minor leaguers, while others have been filled by seasoned veterans, who have shuttled between teams throughout their career. In particular the starting pitching staff […]

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There Goes The Streak! Mets Fall To Cubs 5-3

An article by posted on September 5, 2009 0 Comments

For the first three innings of the game on a beautiful day for baseball, Nelson Figueroa appeared to be on his way to another stellar performance against the Cubs at Citi Field on Saturday.  He was continuing his amazing strikeout run that he began last week when he fanned a career-high 10 batters at Wrigley […]

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