Mets Thoughts

A Fitting Gesture With A Sprinkle Of Hope?

An article by posted on October 2, 2009 0 Comments

As we reported yesterday, the Mets have announced that no tickets will go up in price next season for Citi Field, and that they will reduce season-ticket prices by 10 to 20 percent. They will also be reducing the number of gold level ticket games which put a premium on desirable matchups. That’s a fitting gesture […]

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Memoirs of an Angry Mets Fan

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

Being a Mets fan is hard in general. Try being a Mets fan in Florida. You have idiots in Red Sox shirts come up to you and say, “What happened to you guys?” You have Marlins fans that didn’t show up to Dolphin…err…Land Shark Stadium came up to you and use expletives and lack the […]

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Mets Slash Season Ticket Prices For 2010

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier today, the Mets issued an official press release announcing that season ticket prices would be cut by more than 10%, while some select locations would see a decrease of over 20%.  There would be no price increase on any seat at Citi Field for those who cannot afford the luxury of season tickets (i.e. […]

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Mets Considering Uniform Changes In 2010

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

According to a New York Post blog by Bart Hubbuch, team officials are saying that the Mets are considering some significant changes to their uniforms in 2010. The pinstripes that have been a staple of their home jerseys since their inception in 1962 may be on the way out.  Also being considered is a cream-colored […]

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Jerry Manuel Wants Upheaval

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

While appearing during his regular weekly spot with Mike Francesa on WFAN, Jerry Manuel sounded more like a general manager at times than he did a manager. When asked if he was intrigued by any of the starting pitchers and if any one starting pitcher caught his eye as far as the 2010 rotation, Manuel gave […]

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The Sum Of All Fears

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

On September 23rd I bogged on this site the following: “One final word on the nightmare campaign of Jose`Reyes. ENOUGH! You have had four months of rest and rehabilitation and how has that satiated the goal to return to action? Now with the season about to be placed in mothballs you sing the same old […]

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David Wright’s Power Outage May Become Historic

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

It has been well-documented that David Wright has suffered through a power outage this season. The home run dropoff cannot be solely attributed to the move from Shea Stadium to Citi Field. Out of the ten home runs hit by Wright, five have come at Citi Field and five have been hit on the road. […]

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If Reyes Isn’t Ready In 2010; Here’s My Backup Plan

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

As Ed Leyro blogged yesterday, Jose Reyes, who has been out since May, has torn his right hamstring while working out on Tuesday. He was already trying to recover from a torn hamstring tendon, for which surgery appeared increasingly likely. Now, the new injury only complicates the situation and raises questions about whether Jose Reyes will be ready to play again by […]

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K-Rod Pulls an Armando Benitez; Mets Lose in Ninth 7-4

An article by posted on September 30, 2009 0 Comments

Mets fans should be used to these types of games in 2009. If there is anything we’ve learned as fans this season it is to expect the unexpected. Francisco Rodriguez gave up 5 runs in the ninth inning on a bases loaded walk to Adam Dunn and a Grand Slam to Justin Maxwell to give the Nationals […]

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Now Playing: The Comedy Team Of Gary, Keith And Ron

An article by posted on September 30, 2009 0 Comments

With the Mets eliminated from playoff contention for what seems like months, it comes as no surprise that fans have been turning their interests to football and season premieres of awful reality shows.  There are no personal milestones for Mets players to achieve, no spoiling of other teams’ playoff chances and no promising rookies to […]

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