Mets Thoughts

MetsMerized Player Of The Week! 7/19-7/26

An article by posted on July 27, 2009 0 Comments

So the Mets return home tonight after winning back-to-back games in Houston, and I have to say, it was in pretty impressive fashion. And those two games created a sort of dilemma for me when I was trying to choose this week’s Player of the Week, because the Mets actually put up hits, runs and […]

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Angel Pagan Is Earning His Wings

An article by posted on July 27, 2009 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran had been playing with injuries throughout most of the early season.  He occasionally had to miss a few games due to these aches and pains, but continued to play his way into the lineup with his hot start.  When Beltran could not take the pain anymore in June, he became the latest casualty […]

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HOFers Henderson And Rice Key Figures In Mets History

An article by posted on July 26, 2009 0 Comments

Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice were inducted into the Hall of Fame today.  Henderson entered the Hall in his first year of eligibility.  He was the greatest leadoff hitter of all-time, setting the career record for stolen bases (1,406), leadoff home runs (81) and runs scored (2,295).  Rice waited until his fifteenth and final year […]

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Mets Rocket Past Astros 8-3, Take The Series 2-1

An article by posted on July 26, 2009 0 Comments

This afternoon, the suddenly revitalized Mets launched a 13 hit attack against the Astros to beat them 8-3, and take the series two games to one. It was the second straight win for the Mets who have been fueled by the hot hitting of Angel Pagan and Luis Castillo, and clutch hitting of Jeff Francoeur. Even David Wright […]

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Omar Minaya Has Come Full Circle

An article by posted on July 26, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it seems as though they’re here to stay. Oh I believe in yesterday. Suddenly, I’m not half the man I used to be. There’s a shadow hanging over me. Oh yesterday, came suddenly. – The Beatles Omar Minaya has come full circle. His five year tenure is […]

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Niese Stellar Against ‘Stros; Mets Win 10-3

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese was called up from Triple-A Buffalo to replace the injured Fernando Nieve in the starting rotation.  If he continues to pitch like he did tonight, he might not have to go back anytime soon. After a rough first inning, Niese settled down and pitched beautifully for six additional innings.  The offense came alive […]

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Jon Niese: Boom or Bust?

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

When Jonathon Niese takes the mound later tonight, many will be watching and wondering exactly which Jon Niese will show up. 2008 Jon Niese made his major league debut with disastrous results. In three innings pitched, he allowed five runs on seven hits and four walks. Ouch! But in his very next start he wowed […]

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Hampton Blasts Santana, Astros Win 5-4

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

The New York Mets and the Houston Astros started off the game 1-1 and all was fine until a very depressing fourth inning when pitcher Mike Hampton hit a 2-run homer off of Johan Santana. The Mets’ ace had a horrible outing at Minute Maid Park allowing 12 hits (tying his career high) and collecting his […]

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The Sandman Cometh

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

In the early innings of tonight’s Mets telecast, Gary Cohen asked the viewers who they thought was the injured player closest to making his way back from the disabled list.  Although Jose Reyes has been doing some light running and is very close to playing in rehab games, he was not the answer.  Imagine my […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (7-3; -6.5) The Braves took three of four from the San Francisco Giants and will head to Milwaukee for a weekend series against the Brewers. Florida Marlins: (5-5; -6.5) The Marlins swept the San Diego Padres on the road, and will head to Los Angeles for a weekend series with the Dodgers. Wonder […]

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