Mets Thoughts

K-Rod vs. Bruney! Let’s Get Ready To Rumble!

An article by posted on June 14, 2009 0 Comments

WPIX has reported that Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez and Yankee big-mouthed bass Brian Bruney had to be separated during batting practice before the finale of the Subway Series.  Rodriguez took exception with Bruney’s comments about his post-game celebrations and confronted him on the field. No word yet if the Three Fernandos or ‘Han the Man […]

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Fantasy Focus: Getting to Know Fernando Nieve

An article by posted on June 14, 2009 0 Comments

Well Met fans – yesterday was exactly what we needed – a win against the Yankees to help us forget the debacle of Friday night (that shall not be mentioned – EVER AGAIN).  And a key to the victory Saturday – our surprise starting pitcher – Fernando Nieve who went seven (almost) strong innings in […]

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Mets Rebound To Beat The Yankees 6-2

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

Game Recap The best thing about baseball is that after a bad game, you can always clear the slate, come back the next day and try again. The Mets did just that today, and bounced back from yesterday’s brutal loss to beat the Yankees 6-2 in the second game of the Subway Series. It was […]

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Three Amigos: The Next Generation

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

After the ending to last night’s game, the Mets needed someone to step up today.  Perhaps it would take the collective efforts of more than one man to erase the bitter taste of the Friday Follies that took place in the ninth inning.  Maybe three men would be needed.  Which men could lead the team […]

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There Will Be More Gut Wrenching Losses…

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

Howie Rose called it the worst regular season loss in franchise history and that none ever hurt this bad. He should know, he’s seen them all. I find it amazing that not one Mets player expressed outrage last night… Certainly, you could tell by the looks on their faces that they were shell-shocked, but not one […]

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Speechless

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

I’m speechless, my friends.   In over 40 years of watching baseball I never witnessed a player costing his team the game by flubbing a routine pop up.  Every year baseball shows me something I have not yet seen.   I can live without what I just saw.   Sitting next to my son, the Yankee fan […]

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Don’t Worry Mets Fans, Fernando Nieve Starts Today!

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

Are you feeling lucky, punk? I told you I’d be back with an optimistic post and here it is! After moaning and groaning my way back to my computer this morning, I went to Mets.com and suddenly all that pent up anger was transformed into warm feelings of joy and sheer happiness. On the day […]

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Mets Choke Again, Lose 9-8 To The Yanks

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

I can’t believe what I just saw… I find it so hard to remain optimistic after watching the Mets lose in gut-wrenching fashion once again. With a huge victory only one out away, Luis Castillo drops the game-ending third out, allowing two Yankees runs to score and give them a walk-off victory in front of a packed […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves:  (2-2; -6.5) The Braves went 2-2 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and will open up an interleague series against the Baltimore Orioles. Tommy Hanson has the start tonight. Florida Marlins: (2-2; -8) The Marlins split their series with the St. Louis Cardinals. With this past week’s draft, they selected Chad James, a power pitcher […]

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Mets Should Consider Dealing For Brad Penny

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

With the news that John Maine has been placed on the disabled list with what Omar Minaya calls “weakness and fatigue”, can we now seriously consider the need for another starting pitcher? Who knows when John Maine will come back. If we were to go by what he said last night it would leave us once […]

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