Mets Thoughts

David Wright: Top Man At The Hot Corner

An article by posted on September 25, 2009 0 Comments

Number 5 is now number 1.  Including tonight’s game against the Florida Marlins, David Wright has become the Mets all-time leader in games played at third base.  At the tender age of 26, Wright has now played in 836 games at third base, surpassing the previous record holder, Howard Johnson. Until the arrival of Wright […]

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I Like Dotel, But We Have Bigger Fish To Fry

An article by posted on September 25, 2009 0 Comments

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that reliever Octavio Dotel would like to play for the Mets (or the Yankees) again. Hmm… Why does it seem like every pending free agent past his prime or unemployed player wants to play for the Mets? Anyway, the 35-year-old reliever says that the Mets are his first choice, and that’s all fine […]

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Castillo’s Season Ranks Among Mets Best At 2B

An article by posted on September 25, 2009 0 Comments

While we debate the pros and cons of whether or not Luis Castillo should be traded in the off season, let me add this for your consideration. I decided to see where Luis Castillo’s season ranks among the best all around seasons by a Mets second baseman. To begin, Edgardo Alfonso not only delivered the […]

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The Uncertain State Of The Mets – Part 1

An article by posted on September 25, 2009 0 Comments

With the 2009 season coming to an end, lets begin to chart out where the Mets are and where they might be heading. The following is a list of all the Mets salary commitments for the 2010 season. I have included their actual salary commitments, and even tried my hand at projecting salary commitments for players heading into arbitration […]

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Bengie Molina Would Be A Nice Short Term Fix

An article by posted on September 24, 2009 0 Comments

Way too much is being made of comments from Jerry Manuel that sounded like Omir Santos will be the starting catcher next season. I must have come across a dozen stories that ran with that notion today, but let’s not read too much into what Manuel is saying regarding the catching situation. First, Manuel is […]

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First Ever MMO Awards Ballot!

An article by posted on September 24, 2009 0 Comments

I joined this great team during the early summer months, you know, when we foolishly expected the Mets to make some great September run because “everybody would be back.” I’ve had a great time, and I really cannot wait until next season! To wrap up the year, I decided to create a yearly feature for this […]

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Please Shut Jose Reyes Down Already

An article by posted on September 23, 2009 0 Comments

Every athlete, professional, amateur, or the weekend warrior, should have the final say on how to deal with a debilitating injury.  After all options are presented and digested, they steadfastly must have the final say.    Baseball always points the doubters to the case of J.R. Richard, the former Astros pitcher who suffered a career ending stroke years […]

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MLB Teams Eye Cuban Pitching Phenom

An article by posted on September 23, 2009 0 Comments

Aroldis Chapman, the Cuban defector considered to be one of the top pitching prospects in the world, petitioned Major League Baseball for free-agency status recently and is likely only weeks from becoming a free agent, according to his agent. A report on ESPN suggesters that the New York Yankees have already shown interest in the […]

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Bobby Cox to Retire In 2010 As Braves Manager

An article by posted on September 23, 2009 0 Comments

The Atlanta Braves have announced that longtime manager Bobby Cox will return for the 2010 season and then retire from managing. Cox will then move to a consulting job for the team for five years afterward. Cox will retire from the Braves as one of the most accomplished managers in baseball history. Cox managed the […]

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Mets Swept Away; Braves Sink Pelf 5-2

An article by posted on September 23, 2009 0 Comments

It was more of the same at Citi Field last night, in a season that just can’t get end fast enough for the Mets at this point. With Mike Pelfrey on the mound, the Mets put themselves in a huge hole. They tried to climb out, but could never mount an extended rally and lost […]

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