Mets Thoughts

No matter who they face; Don’t you DARE root for Philly!

An article by posted on October 13, 2009 0 Comments

Back in August I posted here that the NY Mets should look to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim as their blueprint for future success in building a franchise. (Shameless Plug: http://metsmerizedonline.com/2009/08/angels-should-be-the-mets-blueprint.html)  While I am still largely on my Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim bandwagon, especially with their comeback victory against Boston in Game 3 […]

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Holliday or Bay In Mets 2010 Outfield?

An article by posted on October 13, 2009 0 Comments

Both Jason Bay and Matt Holiday’s season is now officially over as their teams were eliminated over the weekend, they now have a lot to consider as they are going to be free agents for the first time in both of their careers.  They were successful with both their clubs this year and have been […]

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Mets Would Do Well To Get Joe Beimel

An article by posted on October 12, 2009 0 Comments

As the Mets sort through their to-do list and figure out how much they have versus how many things they need, they may want to consider a low cost option to replace J.J. Putz as the setup man, a setup man they hardly got their money’s worth on in 2009. There is a very good […]

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Should Mets Get Into A Bidding War On Lackey?

An article by posted on October 12, 2009 0 Comments

Last week, the Mets made it clear that getting a starting pitcher would be a “top priority”, and that “money would not be an object” as they seek to put a “championship caliber team” on the field in 2010. Both Jeff Wilpon and Omar Minaya specifically said that the Mets needed another starting pitcher when asked […]

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If At First You Don’t Succeed, Your Name Must Be Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on October 11, 2009 0 Comments

There has been much debate since the season ended for the Mets, on whether the Mets should get a first baseman or stick with Daniel Murphy. Here is how Daniel Murphy ranks among all qualifying National League first baseman with 450 or more at-bats. As you can see from the above chart, Murphy is woefully deficient […]

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Hideki Matsui To The Mets? Just Say No!

An article by posted on October 10, 2009 0 Comments

In Newsday, David Lennon posted an interesting article about the possibility of Godzilla coming ashore in Flushing next season.  I hope Omar Minaya doesn’t read that article.  We don’t need him to get inspired by it. The Mets need a power hitter who can play left field or first base.  Hideki Matsui hit 28 HR […]

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Prioritizing The Mets Off Season Needs

An article by posted on October 10, 2009 0 Comments

When you take a look at this current Mets team, it’s not that dificult to figure out that they are woefully short in the power department. During last weeks interview between Jeff Wilpon, Omar Minaya and Mike Francesa, a great deal of time was dedicated toward finding a big-time power hitter. It got quite confusing […]

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Did Brad Lidge Sell His Soul?

An article by posted on October 10, 2009 0 Comments

Can The Phillies Repeat? Or Did Brad Lidge Sell His Soul To The Devil? Last year the Phillies hit on all cylinders, just at the right time – playoff time. The Mets were mostly responsible for the Phillies winning the division. But as the playoffs started, the Phillies clicked, easily taking the NLDS from the […]

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Would Kevin Towers Be An Upgrade Over Minaya?

An article by posted on October 9, 2009 0 Comments

Thanks to Phil Hoops, we kicked off the Mets off season with a great live chat last night on Mets Merized Online. We covered a number of topics ranging from Daniel Murphy and Angel Pagan as viable everyday players next season to a number of players the Mets could or should target this winter. At one […]

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Heyman Has The Scoop On The Mets

An article by posted on October 8, 2009 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com dishes out some Mets tidbits on his blog the Daily Scoop. If you’re not already a subscriber to Jon’s blog, you should be. Heyman is by far the best resource out there during the Hot Stove Season. Early impression: The Mets favor Matt Holliday for left field over Jason Bay, though […]

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