Mets Thoughts

Why The Mets?

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

What is it exactly that makes the Mets ‘the Mets’? Why do we root for this team with unending loyalty and a lifelong commitment? It can’t be for our string of championships. We have won just twice in almost five decades, our previous one coming a generation ago. A growing number of fans are too […]

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The Mets Were At Their Best In May… Really!

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

This about all of the highs and lows of the last month… The month of May started out with Oliver Perez losing his rotation spot, going to the bullpen, and ending up on the DL with a bum knee. All of our starters except for Johan Santana, had ERA’s that were 5.50 or higher, and […]

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Credit Manuel For Making The Tough Decision On Sunday

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve been giving Jerry Manuel a lot of heat for his in-game strategy lately. Most recently, on Saturday I felt he put the Mets into a poor position to win the game when he rested most of his regulars. That said, I need to give him his due for taking out J.J. Putz in the […]

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Mets Can’t Afford A June Swoon

An article by posted on May 31, 2009 0 Comments

As the calendar changes from May to June, the Mets find themselves a half game behind the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League East.  They have managed to stay at or near the top of the division despite the fact that the Mets have become the walking wounded.  In 2006, it was the month of […]

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Mets Sink The Marlins 3-2 And Take The Series

An article by posted on May 31, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Thanks to a solid performance by starting pitcher John Maine, the Mets took the rubber game of their weekend series with the Marlins and beat Florida 3-2. The Mets got some key hits in the Pitching John Maine broke out his new changeup and used it to stifle the Marlins bats today. In […]

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Morning Grind – Manuel Guilty Of Malpractice, Redd Alert, Dan Haren

An article by posted on May 31, 2009 0 Comments

Here’s the place for Mets fans to sound off on anything and everything! An open thread for ranting and raving about the Mets, completely raw and uncensored!. Today’s Hot Point Issues 1. What was Jerry Manuel expecting on Saturday when he trotted out that ridiculous lineup on a day that we were already at a disadvantage […]

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Game Recap: Marlins 7, Mets 3

An article by posted on May 30, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary This game wasn’t one of the best the Mets have had this season. Starting pitching was clearly the weak point, and the offense didn’t help much either. Mets winning streak snapped at 4 games as Mets lose 7-3 to the Marlins. Pitching Tim Redding had a rough outing as he gave up four runs by the third inning, […]

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First Concert At Citi Field

An article by posted on May 30, 2009 0 Comments

NY Daily News reports that Paul McCartney will perform the very first show at Citi Field. He played the very first concert at Shea Stadium 44 years ago. Last fall, McCartney appeared at the final concert held at the now demolished Shea, as a guest star for Billy Joel’s series of shows there. The proposed […]

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David Wright Is Riding The Pine Today

An article by posted on May 30, 2009 0 Comments

When the Mets take the field against Josh Johnson and the Marlins this afternoon at Citi Field, don’t look for David Wright at third base. Instead, just peer into the dugout and you’ll be able to see him chumming it up with last night’s hero, Omir Santos, who will be sitting on the bench too. […]

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The Morning Grind – Weigh In On Castro, F-Mart, Manuel, Sweet Caroline

An article by posted on May 30, 2009 0 Comments

Here’s the place for Mets fans to sound off on anything and everything! An open thread for ranting and raving about the Mets, completely raw and uncensored!. Today’s Hot Point Issues 1. Last night the Mets made a bold move by trading catcher Ramon Castro plus all of his remaining salary to the White Sox for one […]

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