Mets Thoughts

…And Then There Was One

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

Please do not be alarmed.  That’s not a picture of David Wright getting injured.  But the way things have been going for the Mets lately, would you be surprised if it was?  The rash of injuries to hit the Mets continued this week with the news that Carlos Beltran would have to be placed on […]

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F-Mart It’s Your Time To Shine!

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

For the last 4 years we have been hearing about Fernando “F-Mart” Martinez.  The 16 year old was praised as the future of the New York Mets.  F-Mart was the 5 tool player that the Mets were going to make into their next superstar.  There were growing pains of course, the last couple of seasons […]

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Sammy To The Hall of Fame? Say It Ain’t Sosa!

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

Former Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg, levied some harsh criticism on Sammy Sosa and his Hall of Fame chances. According to Sandberg, a Hall of Famer himself, Sammy Sosa does not belong in the Hall because of integrity issues associated with the steroids era. While a guest on ESPN 1000 radio today, Sandberg said: “They use the word ‘integrity’ in […]

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Barack, Bellies and Baseball

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

For one night this summer, the Brooklyn Cyclones will be transformed into the Baracklyn Cyclones, honoring the 44th President of the United States with a night of patriotic partying at the ballpark. The landmark game will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd – the “Inaugural Tuesday” of the 2009 New York-Penn League season – and […]

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The New Shea Stadium – View from the Caesars Club Seats

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

In 2007 – for the first time in my life I fulfilled a lifelong dream and became a Mets season ticket holder.  Some friends and I ended up splitting 2 seats 4 ways – and visions of playoff games after the stunning near miss of 2006 danced in my head. The last time I had […]

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09′ Mets Motto – We’re Not Gonna Lay Down And Die!

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

There are two things a ballclub that has been decimated by injuries can do: Slide their gloves back on their handlebars and peddle home dejectedly, or adopt an “us against the world” mentality. Last night, the Mets showed the latter. And, why not? What do they have to lose now that all is lost? The […]

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Hendu Misses Shea, Omir Gets It, Church Is Like Kingman

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

From inside the Mets (and Rays) clubhouses I gleaned several conclusions Saturday: Carlos Beltran is a real gamer (I proposed trading him a month ago because the returning bounty would fill several holes, but I agree with a post who called me “insane” ). He’s hurting right now. (scheduled for a MRI Monday). His knee […]

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Looking At Brad Hawpe

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

How many one-sided trade suggestions are we going to get with this team? Sure, I’d take Holliday, Carlos Lee, Mark DeRosa or Jermaine Dye. There aren’t a lot of people who wouldn’t. But we don’t have too much to offer back. So maybe it’s time we look at things in a different light. I propose […]

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Bullpen Running Out Of Gas, Elmer Dessens Can Help

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets bullpen got off to a great start and quickly staked its claim as the best in the National League after an off-season overhaul. But as the season wore on, and the bullpen innings continued to mount, we began to see some cracks as May came to an end. Jerry Manuel was quick to […]

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Poll Results: Mets Biggest Concern

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

Poll Question:What Concerns You Most About The Mets Right Now?   Despite the amazing turnout at the poll for this question (734 votes), the results are extremely too close for my taste. The majority of voters (247 34%) believe that the Mets’ biggest concern is starting pitching, and of course that would make sense especially with […]

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