Mets Thoughts

Luis Castillo Is On Fire, Should We Trade Him?

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

Unless you’ve had your heads in the sand, you all know that Luis Castillo is on fire. He might be more responsible for this little winning streak than any one player on the team. Since dropping that popup in Yankee Stadium, Castillo has transformed himself back into the player that made him a three time […]

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Mets Dishing Out Apologies, Wilpon Not Happy

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

Mets COO Jeff Wilpon met with reporters shortly before the start of last night’s game and offered his apologies for what transpired during Omar Minaya’s press conference on Monday. “After some reflection, I thought it was important to come out and talk to everybody. We’re very sorry about what happened. It was the wrong forum. The […]

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Pelfrey Shuts Down Rockies, Mets Win 4-0

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments
Pelfrey Shuts Down Rockies, Mets Win 4-0

The Big Pelf kept the Mets winning streak alive tonight as they won their fourth game in a row. Pelfrey pitched 6.1 shutout innings working himself out of bases loaded jams several times. Daniel Murphy has really stepped up for the team and scored the first run off of a Jeff Francoeur single in the second inning. In the […]

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Game Preview: Rockies at Mets – Game 2

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

When the Mets lost the rubber game of a 3 game set with Washington, the camera panned in on the Mets dugout and it looked as though everybody had just seen a ghost. The constant thought was that the Mets just had to tread water until their superstars returned. At that moment, they realized they […]

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Defending Omar Minaya

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

Somebody has to defend Omar Minaya right? Prior to yesterday, I felt he should keep his job as I’ve stated and discussed with Joe D back and forth. Today, I still remain in favor of Minaya keeping his job and helping this team get into the playoffs, this year! To me, Omar Minaya now more […]

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Mets Create Conflict Of Interest, Than Use It As A Crutch

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

In responding to a post I read earlier today, I left a comment that I thought was a good stand-alone for a blog post. If you listened to WFAN this morning, they spent a great deal of time ripping into Adam Rubin if in fact he inquired about a job with the Mets. I also […]

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Omar, Any Respect I Had For You Is Gone!

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

Before you read any further I just want to make it clear that I have never, I repeat never inquired about getting a job with Player Development for the New York Mets. Yesterday Omar Minaya after what I am sure was an exhausting investigation into the Tony Bernazard situation finally announced that the Mets fired […]

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Jeff Francoeur Is Just What The Mets Needed

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments
Jeff Francoeur Is Just What The Mets Needed

When the Mets traded Ryan Church to the Atlanta Braves for Jeff Francoeur, there was an outcry among Mets fans such as I’ve never heard before over a trade that I thought was a great one for the Mets. All of a sudden Ryan Church was looked upon as this golden boy, when in fact […]

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‘The Bronx Zoo’ Moves To Queens

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

Just a few short seasons ago we seemed on the edge of something great. We were preparing ourselves for several years of NL dominance unprecedented in Mets history. We locked up young studs David Wright and Jose Reyes to long term contracts, added 5-tool superstar Carlos Beltran and mixed in veteran presences like Pedro Martinez […]

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Stokes Out To Prove Pessimistic Wagner Wrong

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

During an interview with the New York Post two weeks ago injured Mets reliever, Billy Wagner was asked about what he role with the club would be. Wagner was very honest and blunt in his response about whether or not he thought he would have a significant spot in the bullpen. “No. Not at all. […]

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