Mets Thoughts

Were You Inspired when Martinez Stepped to the Plate?

An article by posted on May 21, 2009 0 Comments

Ramon Martinez…The Joke’s On Us  I know, even if we had tied, who would then go on to play short in the bottom of the ninth? If that’s the rationale, we’re all in deep doo-doo. Nutty as it may be, I kind of thought the consensus was not to get swept in L.A.If I were […]

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Quick Summary Of Jerry Manuel’s Interview On WFAN

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

Earlie today Mets manager Jerry Manuel was a guest on Mike Francesa’s radio show.  There were some interesting things said by Manuel. Daniel Murphy: Manuel pretty much said that the Daniel Murphy outfield experiment is dead and over with.  Murphy will have the next 4 games to prove himself a capable first baseman, otherwise Murph […]

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It’s Funny How Things Work Out

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

This was actually submitted this morning, and was scheduled in our queue for tonight, hence the title. JD I for one have seen enough of Daniel Murphy in left field. A person can cringe only so much before it leaves permanent unflattering lines across their forehead. In fairness to the kid, asking him to learn […]

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I Wish Jon Heyman Was GM of the Mets

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

I was just reading Heyman’s Latest Scoop on SI.com and as usual, he made some excellent points today regarding the Mets. The Mets are probably going to need to trade for a first baseman (more on that below). But in the meantime, few scouts can understand why Daniel Murphy — the former fair-haired boy — […]

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To Panic or Not To Panic: Notes from an Increasingly Confused Fan

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

 The usual rule of thumb is Memorial Day weekend. Two months of baseball in should give an attentive and analytic fan a good sense of where his Mets are headed. We are now a game out of first as we try desperately to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Dodgers, having completed three […]

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Heroes of 1969: Ron Swoboda, The Heart Of A Lion

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

2009 marks the 40 year anniversary of our first World Championship. With today’s article and continuing through the summer I will pay tribute to some of the heroes of that 69 team. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged America. He insisted that by the end of the decade, we put a man on the […]

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Mets Lose Third Straight, Dodgers Win 5-3

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

Mets played game 2 of a three game series against the red hot LA Dodgers, who are starting to say “Manny who?” The Dodgers took game one of this series in extra innings. The Mets are 9-9 on the road this season, while Dodgers have the best home record in the majors (15-3). Mets send […]

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The Last Word On Last Night

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets committed a comedy of errors last night but not many bleary-eyed fans were laughing. If you were dedicated (crazy) enough to last past 2:30 in the morning, you were treated to arguably the worse 11th inning in team history. First, Ryan Church misses third base on a Angel Pagan double and the go-ahead […]

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David Wright Please Take The Reins!

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

During Sunday’s game on ESPN I was trying to drown out Joe Morgan and crew but one thing did get my attention was their talk of leadership.  It’s something that we on this site have talked about for years now.  In my mind and other Met fans the leader of this franchise is David Wright.  […]

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Hey Kids, Learn to Run the Bases Like the Mets!

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

That’s right … now you, too, can run the bases just like your favorite New York Mets!!  Jose Reyes and Ryan Church have teamed up to bring you “Run Like the Mets!”, a baseball clinic just for kids! Get step-by-step instructions on: how to not run out a ball because you think its a homerun!! how […]

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