Mets Thoughts

Do Star Studded Acquisitions Lead To Winning Seasons?

An article by posted on December 18, 2009 0 Comments

This morning while scouring the barren depths of the Mets blogosphere for anything newsworthy to share with you, I came across a very interesting article in the Daily News by Bob Raisman. He correctly states that building a team that has lasting positive effects is far better than targeting a big star for the purpose of an immediate […]

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2010 Fantasy Match-Up: Jose Reyes vs. Jimmy Rollins

An article by posted on December 17, 2009 0 Comments

Early ADPs have Jimmy Rollins going before Jose Reyes, but just barely. Heading into 2009 it would have been an easy decision for owners, with Reyes considered one of the top selections in all of baseball. Should the injury concerns from last season have sent him down below Rollins? Let’s take a look. Speed: We […]

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Are The Phillies That Much Better With Halladay?

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

The Toronto Blue Jays waved goodbye to the face of their franchise by dealing starting pitcher Roy Halladay to the Philadelphia Phillies.  The three-team deal, which also involved the Seattle Mariners, will be considered complete once all the players involved take (and pass) their physicals. On paper, it looks as if the Phillies improved themselves […]

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Dear Often Angry Mets Fan

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

Dear Often Angry Mets Fan,  I don’t know if the 2009 Mets season made me a tougher fan, or if writing for this blog site did, but man you need to quit crying. Let’s talk about reality for a second.  The New York Mets cannot get every player in the MLBPA. It just can’t happen. […]

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Omar Sings A Familiar Tune, “Once We Get Our Guys Back…”

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, the Mets set aside all the drama of their not-so-hot-stove season for a good cause at their Annual Mets Holiday Party. Jeff Francoeur played the part of St. Nick and he and his fellow Mets elves brought some much needed joy and smiles to school children from all five boros of the city. By all accounts it was a grand […]

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Will Jose Reyes Perform At His Pre-Injury Level In 2010?

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday there was at least one positive development, as far as Mets fans are concerned, and that was the news that Jose Reyes is doing well in his rehab from surgery on his right leg to remove scar tissue. Reyes, who tore the hamstring tendon in his right leg last season, said he has had […]

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Mets Hot Stove Update For Wednesday

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier today Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post wrote that there is pressure on Omar Minaya after the Mets missed on Roy Halladay and John Lackey. The Mets have yet to make a significant move this offseason and Minaya spoke about the Mets plans. Minaya said that so far “the timing of the deals […]

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I’m Tired of Waiting!

An article by posted on December 15, 2009 0 Comments

In the last 24 hours, Mets fans watched in agony as John Lackey signed with the Red Sox and Roy Halladay got traded to the Phillies. And I hate to add anymore pain to this, but the Cardinals have allegedly offered Matt Holliday one the highest contracts in their team history, according to ESPN. Sure, […]

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Is It Time to Think 2011?

An article by posted on December 15, 2009 0 Comments

I’ll admit it: Patience is not one of my virtues. After all, I live in New York City where your blood pressure can reach the danger zone just trying to drive from the east side to the west side or watching Oliver Perez pitch. And when you’re a passionate baseball fan in your 50s, you’re […]

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Halladay To Phillies, Lackey To Red Sox, Jack Squat To Mets

An article by posted on December 14, 2009 0 Comments

On a day when a few extra coals have been added to the Hot Stove, the Phillies are close to trading for ace pitcher Roy Halladay, while Jon Heyman of SI.com is reporting that John Lackey will be signing a five-year, $85 million contract with the Boston Red Sox. In related news, the Mets have […]

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