Mets Thoughts

Mets On The Verge Of Double Digits In ‘Games Back’

An article by posted on July 20, 2009 0 Comments

I don’t know whether to laugh or cry at the standings anymore. Four games out was cute. You want to give us a little something to be anxious about and keep us in the game – fine. Seven games out was worrisome. You want to test our loyalty and make us sweat – okay. But the fact […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! 7/12-7/19

An article by posted on July 20, 2009 0 Comments

Most people won’t be paying attention to the Mets blogosphere anymore, and I can understand why. But that doesn’t mean the bloggers are going to stop blogging! The “Fan Confidence Rating” on Metsblog continues to amaze me by staying above 0%. Really. Because I’ve been reading a lot about giving it in and sadly, it […]

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Now Batting Sixth… First Baseman… Livan Hernandez

An article by posted on July 20, 2009 0 Comments

From the archives of the strange, but true… The Mets may have found themselves a new utility infielder who can play first base, third base, pinch hit, and even pitch a complete game. And the best part is, we don’t have to give up any propsects to get him because he’s already on the team. Adam Rubin of […]

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Mark Teahen Is Good To Go

An article by posted on July 20, 2009 0 Comments

Since the season started and we got socked with all these injuries, I really haven’t sounded the alarm as far as trades go. I don’t really subscribe to the notion of trading prospects for rental players. The only player I had any interest in acquiring, and one that I devoted an entire blog to, has been Alex […]

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Going Through The Motions Of A Long Season. But What If…

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

It’s strange what a difference four months can make. In March, we were filled with optimism. Our big concern coming into 2009 was avoiding a 3rd straight September collapse. We hoped for the best and were anticipating an enjoyable season in our new stadium. Our huge Achilles heel was solved when Omar Minaya went out […]

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Braves Scalp Mets 7-1, Another Met Goes Down

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

One long weekend into the second half of the season, and with still no relief in sight, the Mets dropped three out of four games to the Braves, after a 7-1 shelling on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball. Fernando Nieve started, but his appearance would be cut short when he was carted off the field in the second […]

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Is It Really About Re-Building?

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

I don’t know. To me, when I hear the word ‘rebuild’, I think of a team like the Washington Nationals or Pittsburgh Pirates, who have had little or no superstars in recent years, and whose only direction is up. Our New York Mets are far from the Nationals and Pirates, and far from the basement in their division. […]

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Mets Should DFA Redding and Promote Jon Niese

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

For the life of me, I just can’t ever figure this team out sometimes. Here we are hanging on the edge of a cliff and praying that we don’t fall into complete obscurity, and yet with help just a phone call away, the Mets refuse to dial 911. During the All Star break, I blogged […]

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It’s Time To Show Omar The Door

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

To sell, or not to sell. That is the question. However, the answer is not as easy as you might think. If the Mets become sellers, then Omar Minaya will be rubber stamping this season which was engineered by him, as a failure. If the Mets become buyers, and they still don’t make it, then […]

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Mets Are Becoming The Butt Of ESPN’s Jokes

An article by posted on July 18, 2009 0 Comments

Has anyone been watching SportsCenter recently?  I happened to be watching this morning and noticed another Not Top 10 list.  Immediately, I remembered the recent Not Top 10 where they focused on the Mets.  Apparently, the Mets’ follies had become fodder for jokes in Bristol.  The SportsCenter crew couldn’t contain themselves as they were running […]

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