Mets Thoughts

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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Feeling Down? Go To The Cyclones!

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

Here’s an understatement: It has been a rough season for Mets fans. We all need some activities to boost optimism in a time like this and one of the best solutions is minor league baseball. On one side, its great because you are down about the economy, its a lot cheaper than major league baseball. […]

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Cardinals Get Their Man – Acquire Matt Holliday

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

ESPN is reporting that the Oakland A’s and St. Louis Cardinals have completed a trade that sends outfielder Matt Holliday to St. Louis in exchange for third baseman Brett Wallace, outfielder Shane Peterson and right-handed pitcher Clayton Mortensen. The A’s are also including $1.5 million cash in the deal. Wallace is considered an elite propspect and […]

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MetsWrighter’s Week In Review

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

I may be a few days late and many dollars short, but I’d finally like to weigh in on all that has transpired with our Mets this past week, on and mostly off the field. First of all, going back to the Halladay deal. Whether it was or wasn’t true, I am glad the Mets did not […]

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Brad Holt Too Valuable To Be Traded

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

Starting pitcher, Brad Holt continues to shoot up the top prospects lists. The 2008 supplemental first round draft pick, has impressed scouts with his plus fastball and his other pitches continue to improve. I asked Adam Rubin of the Daily News about him on Tuesday, and he now has him ranked among the top three […]

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This Is Your Brain On Mets Baseball

An article by posted on July 23, 2009 0 Comments

I don’t know whether to laugh or cry about the latest Mets follies, but maybe these will make you laugh. They say it’s the best medicine you know. This first image was taken out of yesterday’s paper and proves that if nothing else, God still loves the Mets. Maybe if we pray hard enough, he’ll send […]

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Was The Bernazard Story Overblown?

An article by posted on July 23, 2009 0 Comments

Brian Moritz of Press-Connects wrote a new article that sheds some more light on the alleged incident involving Tony Bernazard and what transpired in the clubhouse of the B-Mets. The Double-A squad spent the day trying to downplay a story in the New York Daily News that said Tony Bernazard, the Mets’ vice president for player […]

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I Don’t Trust Omar Minaya Anymore

An article by posted on July 23, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve supported Omar Minaya ever since he first took the reins of the New York Mets after the 2004 season. He took an organization that was in complete disarray and put the Mets back on the map. He said that the Mets would be rebuilt and taken seriously, and he gave us his five year […]

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