Mets Thoughts

Mets Can’t Handle Heat; They Lose 6-2 To D-Backs

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

Livan Hernandez started the second game of the series and, like most of his games, started off shaky. Livan, was not his usual inning eater self, as he only went 4 innings, giving up 5 runs, 3 walks, and struck out 5. Tim Redding did a nice job following Livan’s poor start. Redding pitched two scoreless […]

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On The Inside… Looking In

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

I was watching the post game show after one of our many recent losses. You know the kind I’m referring to. The kind of loss where our lack of hitting turns marginal starters into Sandy Koufax. The kind of loss where a team who has not been hitting suddenly erupts and breaks out of their […]

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Forget Bobby Valentine and Consider Ryne Sandberg

An article by posted on August 11, 2009 0 Comments

There’s a lot of talk regarding change these days in Mets circles. There’s talk of change at both the general manager and the team manager position too. One name that continues to popup is former Mets manager Bobby Valentine, who is suddenly very available.  I know that there are still many Bobby Valentine fans out there, […]

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Mets Drop Opener To D-Backs, 7-4

An article by posted on August 11, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets current west coast swing through the basement of the National League’s Western Division is becoming a difficult one. After losing three of four to the Padres over the weekend, the team dropped the opener in a three-game series to the Diamondbacks last night, 7-4. In his first stop since his wife gave birth […]

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Santana Trade Did Not Kill The Farm System

An article by posted on August 11, 2009 0 Comments

The last 2 years we have heard that when the Mets traded Carlos Gomez, Phil Humber, Deolis Guerra and Kevin Mulvey for Johan Santana, that the trade killed the farm system.  The Mets, and for some reason the media, told us this trade while it was necessary and important, completely decimated the farm system.  This […]

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White Sox Get Alex Rios, Give Up Nothing In Return

An article by posted on August 10, 2009 0 Comments

Brace yourself my friends… According to the Tyler Kepner of the New York Times, the White Sox have acquired Alex Rios from the Blue Jays. It’s a straight waiver claim, so the Blue Jays will receive nothing in return. Says Jays GM J.P. Ricciardi: “This allows us to get out from under a contract and do […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! 8/2-8/9

An article by posted on August 10, 2009 0 Comments

You know, this last week was horrible for me because I had to endure a punishment that was just plain unfair. I had to spend a week in Philadelphia. Of course, I took it as an opportunity to parade around in every piece of Mets equipment I owned with pride, and I did have fun […]

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Fixing The Mets Won’t Be Easy, But It’s Doable

An article by posted on August 10, 2009 0 Comments

Joel Sherman of the NY Post takes a look at what the Mets need to do to get back on the right track in a post to his blog. Besides highlighting some players he thinks can help, he does a nice job of encapsulating the current state of the Mets and the dilemma they find themselves in. So […]

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Santana Dominant As Mets Top Padres 5-1

An article by posted on August 9, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets were on the verge of getting swept in a four game series at Petco Park for the second straight year, but Johan Santana wasn’t about to let that happen. The Mets ace won his league leading 13th game of the season as he staked the Mets to a 5-1 victory over the San Diego […]

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The 2009 Mets: What’s Not To Love?

An article by posted on August 9, 2009 0 Comments

If you want to talk about underwhelming, just take a look at Bobby Parnell’s debut as a starting pitcher… Against one of the worst teams in the league, Parnell would only last two and a third innings pitched, and allow two runs on four hits, three walks, and a hit batsman. He struck out just one […]

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