Mets Thoughts

Fernando Martinez to DL

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

New York Mets outfielder and top prospect Fernando Martinez’s injury woes have sidelined him again. Martinez was placed on the Disabled List due to inflammation behind his right knee. Martinez had missed the last four games, and had not played since July 3rd against the Phillies. Infielder Argenis Reyes was called up to take Martinez’s […]

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Ollie Walks Seven, But Mets Hang On To Beat Dodgers 5-4

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets finally snapped their four-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday night. Oliver Perez made his long anticipated return to the mound, but he was as erratic as ever as he toiled through five innings while throwing 108 pitches. He allowed just two runs and was very lucky it wasn’t a […]

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You Know… Pat Misch Isn’t Half Bad

An article by posted on July 8, 2009 0 Comments

You could say that much of the team is a mish-mash, but after getting out of a bases loaded jam last night against the Dodgers, left-handed reliever Pat Misch has stranded eight of his nine inherited runners since coming to the Mets. In addition, he has only given up one earned run. Misch was acquired […]

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Will 2009 Be Omar Minaya’s Waterloo?

An article by posted on July 8, 2009 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Dodgers made themselves right at home last night; lounging out at the Ebbet’s Club, sharing stories of their glory days at the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, and then taking the field and bitch-slapping the Mets. The only thing missing were the Dodger Dogs, but they made do with a Nathan’s hot dog instead. Manny was being Manny, […]

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Too Late For The Mets To Sell High

An article by posted on July 8, 2009 0 Comments

About a month ago I broached the unpopular vision that if the Mets fell out of contention by the all-star break they should become sellers. Stop putting patches on the holes, but fill them permanently. According to another Mets site I was being “drawn and quartered,” by fellow bloggers. Anybody remember? Anyone want to get […]

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Mets Are The Worst Team Money Could Buy

An article by posted on July 8, 2009 0 Comments

When you look at all the teams in both the American and National Leagues objectively, and you consider their payroll versus production in several statistical categories across the board, it becomes quite obvious that the Mets are indeed the worst team money can buy. The Mets boast the second highest payroll in Major League Baseball with […]

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At Least ESPN Finds The Mets Entertaining…

An article by posted on July 8, 2009 0 Comments

Here is a sobering video of the Mets worst plays of the season according to ESPN. I warn you that this is definitely not for the squeamish. Can you believe that this Mets team was predicted to win the World Series by Sports Illustrated? Is it time to think about 2010 yet? A hat tip to […]

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Dodge(r) Ball!

An article by posted on July 8, 2009 0 Comments

According to Minaya earlier today, he is “hope[ful]” that the Mets we have can stay competitive until the myth of the injured come back to rescue us and vault us into first place. The GM has hope? I watched eight innings of tonight’s game—rather foolishly as I think about it now—and I decided that hoping […]

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News On Reyes and Beltran

An article by posted on July 7, 2009 0 Comments

David Lennon, the New York Mets beat writer for Newsday on his twitter account has some news on Carlos Beltran and Jose Reyes and it’s not good, not at all.  On Reyes, Lennon says: “Reyes back in NYC. Got another cortisone shot. Shut down again for a few days. Not good.” On Beltran the news […]

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Leave Jon Niese In AAA, And Call Figgy Up!

An article by posted on July 7, 2009 0 Comments

According to MiLB.com, Jon Niese was named International League pitcher of the week after compiling a 1-0 record and 1.06 ERA in two starts for the Bisons. Niese, who allowed 10 hits and struck out 14 in 17 innings, has rebounded to go 4-1 in his last six starts with a 1.04 ERA. After a […]

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