Mets Thoughts

In Defense Of The Mets Wild Card Chances

An article by posted on July 31, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets lost the second game of the day-night doubleheader last night by the final score of 4-2, preventing them from completing a four-game sweep over the Colorado Rockies. Despite the loss, they still took three out of four games in the series, which was crucial as the Rockies are one of the teams the […]

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How Five Games Change Almost Everything

An article by posted on July 31, 2009 0 Comments

Six games ago, the Mets basically seemed dead. We dropped series to the Braves and the Nationals among others and it just seemed like any hope we had on the season was quickly leaving our grasps like how sand leaves fingers. Well the Mets had a response with a five game winning streak with very […]

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Mets Lose Nightcap 4-2, Snap Five Game Win Streak

An article by posted on July 30, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets lost the second game of the doubleheader tonight. The Rockies broke their own 27 inning drought winning the game 4-2. Jon Niese didn’t bring his best stuff to Citi Field tonight. He barely survived 6.1 innings, giving up 8 hits, 4 walks, and 4 runs including a two run homer. The damage could have […]

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Game Preview: Rockies at Mets – Game 4

An article by posted on July 30, 2009 0 Comments

On my drive home from work today I heard Evan Roberts (Mets fan) say that he believes this is a mediocre team that is just hot right now. Well, Mr. Roberts, this is a team with at least 4 starting players that belong in backup roles, and are merely 2 games shy of the elusive […]

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Santana Feasts On Rockie Road; Mets Win DH Opener 7-0

An article by posted on July 30, 2009 0 Comments

Johan Santana rebounded from his rough last outing against the Astros to pitch brilliantly today, as the Mets cruised to a 7-0 victory over the Rockies in game one of the day-night doubleheader. Six days after giving up a dozen hits to the Astros, Santana recorded a positive dozen as he picked up his 12th […]

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Dial M For Minaya

An article by posted on July 30, 2009 0 Comments

Where is Omar Minaya? After triggering a stunning turn of events at a press conference that was intended to announce the firing of Tony Bernazard, Minaya has been invisible from the public eye. Omar Minaya made the firing of Bernazard a mere footnote after levying a sharp and unexpected attack on Adam Rubin’s integrity. He came off like a vindictive […]

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Laugh It Up…

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

Conan O’Brien became the most recent person to mock the Mets, with a video of “Mr. Met” smashing windows on someone’s car.  Conan made comments about the Mets being “practically in last place in their division” and about this being a terrible year for the Mets.  On half of that, he’s right, but I think […]

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Game Preview: Rockies at Mets – Game 3

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have won their 4th straight game for the first time since May 10th. Take a minute to let that soak in. May 10th. Since the 3-1 loss in Washington last week, this team has seen the light. You can just see it on their faces, the way they react to one another, working […]

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Phillies Get Reigning Cy Young, Cliff Lee

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

The Phillies have reached agreement on a trade that would bring them left-hander Cliff Lee and outfielder Ben Francisco from the Indians for Class A right-hander Jason Knapp, Class AAA right-hander Carlos Carrasco, shortstop Jason Donald and catcher Lou Marson, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal, which does not include any cash, […]

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Brooklyn Native a Good Fit for Mets?

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

When you examine the Mets lineup, and assume that Jose Reyes will be back, you soon realize there are four glaring holes in the everyday lineup. Obviously, they need another starting pitcher. It doesn’t take a creative mind to figure out this team needs to either get Cliff Lee, or somebody of his caliber, or […]

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