Mets Thoughts

Ian Snell Needs Some Serious Therapy

An article by posted on May 11, 2009 0 Comments

While reading a recap of yesterday’s game from Associated Press, I read something that caught me completely by surprise. Apparently, after the game Ian Snell spoke with reporters and pretty much accused Wright of somehow stealing signs. Here is the way AP tells it, “They hit some good pitches. I found out later they had our […]

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Mets Make It Seven Straight, Beat Pirates 8-4

An article by posted on May 11, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Livan Hernandez survived a shaky start, but settled down and gave the Mets six solid innings, as the Mets won their seventh straight and beat the Pirates 8-4 on Sunday. Carlos Beltran, Luis Castillo and Omir Santos each drove in a pair of runs for the Mets, who continued their offensive revival at […]

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Seven Wins In a Row, Seven New Graphics To Celebrate

An article by posted on May 10, 2009 0 Comments

I was feeling especially creative today. Maybe it was because of the wonderful winning streak the Mets are on, or maybe it was because I was relaxed and enjoying Mother’s Day. Either way, here are seven new creations featuring the seven players that, in my opinion, have been the most impactful so far this season. […]

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What If Niese Keeps Pitching Good?

An article by posted on May 10, 2009 0 Comments

Many of us are still feeling good after watching Jonathon Niese make his season debut and deliver a top notch performance, beating the Pirates and giving us something to get excited about. I don’t know what prompted the Mets to make the last minute switch and replace Ken Takahashi with Niese for that start, but […]

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I Think Reyes Has Turned A Corner… Really!

An article by posted on May 10, 2009 0 Comments

Gary Cohen has embedded it into our brains… As Jose Reyes goes, so do the Mets. Lets face it, Reyes hasn’t exactly lit it up with his bat or on the bases this season. But, if you take a closer look you’ll find that his current .336 on-base percentage, matches his career total exactly. So, while […]

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Mets Maul The Pirates In 10-1 Blowout

An article by posted on May 9, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets finally got the idea and decided that the best way to play Citi Field was to stop swinging for the fences and start driving the ball toall fields. The results were astonishing as the launched a 17 hit attack and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-1. Johan Maine started and continues to show […]

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Calling All Cars, Be On The Lookout For Brian Stokes

An article by posted on May 9, 2009 0 Comments

Brian Stokes has been missing since April 28th and none seems to know why he hasn’t been seen in a game since then. When last seen, Stokes was wearing his home uniform and had tossed 1.2 scoreless innings against the Marlins. He can easily be identified by his 0.00 ERA. Stokes is known to brandish a 98 […]

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Niese Impresses In Mets 7-3 Win Over The Bucs

An article by posted on May 9, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Making his first start of the year for the Mets, Jonathon Niese exceeded everyones expectations and pitched a solid game against the Pirates, holding them to just two runs. The Mets rallied in the eight inning to break a 2-2 deadlock and beat the Bucs 7-3. It was the fifth straight win for the Mets […]

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Move Over Mariano, K-Rod Is The Best Now!

An article by posted on May 8, 2009 0 Comments

Today, Mike Francesa of WFAN has spent hours whining and bemoaning the fall of Yankees closer Mariano Rivera today. He is learning how to come to grips with the fact that Mariano Rivera has hit the wall and is no longer the most dominant closer in baseball. In 11.1 innings, Rivera has allowed 15 hits […]

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NL East Weekday Roundup

An article by posted on May 8, 2009 0 Comments

The NL East had a bit of an eventful week, as the Mets swept both the Braves and the Phillies, the Braves swept the Marlins, and the Nationals had some crazy games against both Houston and Los Angeles. The Week That Was (Record in parenthesis shows record in mid-week series’) Atlanta Braves (2-2) @ Marlins […]

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