Mets Thoughts

Mets 2010 Schedule Announced

An article by posted on September 14, 2009 0 Comments

Today, Major League Baseball announced it’s masterr schedule for 2010. Some notable dates for the New York Mets include: Opening Day: April 5 at home vs. Florida Marlins April 30-May 2: First Mets-Phillies series in Philadelphia May 21-23: Subway Series at Citi Field May 25-27: First Mets-Phillies series at home June 11-13: Interleague series in […]

Continue Reading »

Pedro Hammers The Final Nail In; Mets Lose 1-0

An article by posted on September 14, 2009 0 Comments

In 2007, the Phillies took the division from the Mets on the last day of the season after the Mets held a 7-game lead with 17 games to play.  Pedro Martinez faced the Phillies once in those last 17 games and the Mets lost that game. In 2008, the Mets held a 3½ game lead […]

Continue Reading »

Maine’s Return Not Enough As Mets Drop Game 1

An article by posted on September 13, 2009 0 Comments

John Maine made his return to the Mets after a three month absence from the team following the world’s longest rehab stint.  Although he was limited to a pitch count of 60 pitches, he took the loss when the bullpen failed to keep the Phillies in the park.  The efforts (or lack thereof) of Tobi […]

Continue Reading »

Bring Nick Johnson to Citi Field

An article by posted on September 13, 2009 0 Comments

A few weeks back I wrote a column and I briefly mentioned the fact that I believe Nick Johnson would be a great fit for the Mets in 2010. I’m going to take that further today.  Assume for a second that everybody’s fantasy of acquiring Prince Fielder or Adrian Gonzalez is not going to happen. […]

Continue Reading »

Keith Hernandez Loves Bobbleheads

An article by posted on September 13, 2009 0 Comments

Newsday’s Neil Best was fortunate enough to meet with Keith Hernandez recently. Keith was gracious enough to allow his camera crew to film him and his lovely wife Kai in their beautiful Long Island home in Sag Harbor. I absolutely loved all the vintage bobblehead dolls that you could see everywhere, as well as all […]

Continue Reading »

The Case To Bring Back Carlos Delgado

An article by posted on September 13, 2009 0 Comments

At the start of the season it appeared that 2009 would most definitely be Carlos Delgado’s last season in the Big Apple. Well as we wrap of the final month of the season, Delgado appears to be as good as gone, especially after missing a majority of the season after undergoing hip surgery. However, the […]

Continue Reading »

The Power Is Back On! Wright’s HR Shocks Phils 10-9

An article by posted on September 12, 2009 0 Comments

Rest easy, Mets fans.  It appears David Wright has finally paid his electric bill as his power has been turned back on.  Wright had his best offensive game of the season, collecting two home runs (his first multi-homer game since September 14, 2008 against the Braves) and tying his career-high with six RBI.  His second […]

Continue Reading »

Francoeur Muscles Three Hits, But Mets Fizzle Out 4-2

An article by posted on September 12, 2009 0 Comments

This one will be very short and not so sweet… The Mets fell to the Phillies Friday night in what once considered to be the biggest series of the season for the Mets back in June. Four games in three days against their number one nemesis in mid September. But alas, the only significance this […]

Continue Reading »

Congratulations To The All-Time Hits Leader… Ed Kranepool

An article by posted on September 11, 2009 0 Comments

Derek Jeter broke the all-time hits record for the Yankees when he collected his 2,722nd hit in the third inning of Friday night’s game against the Orioles. In honor of his great achievement, I would like to congratulate Ed Kranepool for being the all-time hits leader for the Mets. (You didn’t think we were going to […]

Continue Reading »

NL East Report

An article by posted on September 11, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (4-6; -8) The Atlanta Braves took two of three from the Houston Astros, and will head to St. Louis to play the Cardinals. Nate McLouth has hit three HR’s since returning from the disabled list. Top prospect Jason Heyward won the Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year award. I do these […]

Continue Reading »