Mets Thoughts

Mets Create Conflict Of Interest, Than Use It As A Crutch

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

In responding to a post I read earlier today, I left a comment that I thought was a good stand-alone for a blog post. If you listened to WFAN this morning, they spent a great deal of time ripping into Adam Rubin if in fact he inquired about a job with the Mets. I also […]

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Omar, Any Respect I Had For You Is Gone!

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

Before you read any further I just want to make it clear that I have never, I repeat never inquired about getting a job with Player Development for the New York Mets. Yesterday Omar Minaya after what I am sure was an exhausting investigation into the Tony Bernazard situation finally announced that the Mets fired […]

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Jeff Francoeur Is Just What The Mets Needed

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Jeff Francoeur Is Just What The Mets Needed

When the Mets traded Ryan Church to the Atlanta Braves for Jeff Francoeur, there was an outcry among Mets fans such as I’ve never heard before over a trade that I thought was a great one for the Mets. All of a sudden Ryan Church was looked upon as this golden boy, when in fact […]

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‘The Bronx Zoo’ Moves To Queens

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Just a few short seasons ago we seemed on the edge of something great. We were preparing ourselves for several years of NL dominance unprecedented in Mets history. We locked up young studs David Wright and Jose Reyes to long term contracts, added 5-tool superstar Carlos Beltran and mixed in veteran presences like Pedro Martinez […]

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Stokes Out To Prove Pessimistic Wagner Wrong

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During an interview with the New York Post two weeks ago injured Mets reliever, Billy Wagner was asked about what he role with the club would be. Wagner was very honest and blunt in his response about whether or not he thought he would have a significant spot in the bullpen. “No. Not at all. […]

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Mets Slam Rockies 7-3, Get One Game Closer In Wild Card

An article by posted on July 27, 2009 0 Comments

If the Mets were distracted by all of today’s craziness off the field, they sure didn’t show it on the field as they took the opener of a crucial four-game series against the Colorado Rockies, 7-3 tonight at Citi Field. The win puts them a full game closer to a Wild Card spot as they […]

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Final Thoughts On Bernazard

An article by posted on July 27, 2009 0 Comments

This afternoon we learned that Omar Minaya has satiated, for the time being, the faithful by throwing the head-still attached to the body of Tony Bernazard to the wolves. As if a suffering Mets fan will rush to their favorite gin mill after work and start celebrating. Who really cares about a behind the scenes […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on July 27, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (7-3; -6.5) The Braves took two of three from the Milwaukee Brewers, and will open a series in Florida Tuesday night. If the Braves make any moves at the deadline, it would be to help their pen, as they do not seem to have any glaring holes, just areas that could use help. […]

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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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