Mets Thoughts

John Maine: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Ask any Mets fan what he or she thinks of John Maine and you will most likely get a similar response. “He’s not bad.” “He’s okay.” “He has potential.” “He’s a good # 3.” Many years ago Tom Petty wrote a song entitled, ‘The Waiting (Is the Hardest Part.)’ After 80+ starts, we are still […]

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Will Mets Be Power-less Against Phillies, Yanks?

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

In what should be a very telling week for the Mets, they face off against their two fiercest rivalries; the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Yankees. The Yankees have knocked out 88 homeruns which is ranked number two in all of baseball second only to the Texas Rangers who have one more at 89. The Phillies […]

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Mets Get Revenge! Beat Nats 7-0 And Take Series

An article by posted on June 7, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Mets bounced back from last nights awful effort and defeated the Nationals 7-0. Livan Hernandez had another stellar start, and the offense helped out with five runs in the first inning, and more runs in the seventh and ninth innings. The Mets win the series two games to one. Pitching Livan Hernandez continues to impress and […]

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Mets Fans Are Grumbling While The Team Is Stumbling

An article by posted on June 7, 2009 0 Comments

As the injuries have been piling up for the Mets over the past few weeks and the losses to teams like the Pirates and Nationals continue, Mets fans have come out in droves complaining about the team and their chances to make any kind of noise in the National League East.  To those fans, I […]

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Should The Mets Become Sellers By The Trade Deadline?

An article by posted on June 7, 2009 0 Comments

If the Mets lose 4-5 to the Pirates and Nationals, what happens in the coming weeks when they face the Phillies, Yankees, and Rays? They will need high-powered binoculars to locate Philadelphia, that’s what. With Mike Pelfrey and John Maine graciously serving up batting practice to the opposition, the mantra is becoming: Santana and Livan […]

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Beltran Vs LaRoche – Ding, Ding, Ding, Round 3

An article by posted on June 7, 2009 0 Comments

Round One On Friday June 4th after the Mets got swept by the Pirates, Carlos Beltran said he was embarrassed. “We have to play better. There’s no doubt we have to play better. I mean, we have to take this personally. It can’t happen. It can’t happen us being able to come here and lose three games […]

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Mets Lose A Tough Game To The Nats 7-1

An article by posted on June 6, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary It was only a two hour game, but felt like an eternity for the Mets. John Maine gave up seven runs to give the lead to the Nationals. Mets offense was only able to score one run against John Lannan who pitched a complete game. Mets lose game two to the Nationals 7-1. Pitching […]

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Omir Santos: Did We Catch Lightning In A Bottle?

An article by posted on June 6, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have been socked with too many injuries and a fair share of adversity so far this season. When that happens, it becomes so hard to spot some of the good things that have also emerged out of all the drama and upheaval. One such positive has been the outstanding pitching of Livan Hernandez. Who could […]

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Fernando Martinez Will Stay With Mets When Church Is Activated

An article by posted on June 6, 2009 0 Comments

Although the decision to bring up Fernando Martinez was met with 50/50 support on this site when we were lobbying heavily for his callup, I bet that at least some of those opposing Mets fans agree that F-Mart has been a fine addition and has held his own. When talking to reporters after last nights […]

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Mets Take Game One And Beat The Nats 3-1 In Extras

An article by posted on June 5, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Mets were able to snap a three game losing streak, beating the Nats 3-1 in ten innings. Tim Redding had a great start and the offense was able to score their just enough runs to get the win in extra innings. Pitching Tim Redding started the game and delivered a solid performance to start off […]

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