Mets Thoughts

Is Johan Santana Besting 1969 Tom Seaver?

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

Ask any Mets fan who the greatest pitcher in franchise history is, and without hesitation they’ll say Tom Seaver. Ask that same fan what season was Seaver’s greatest and most likely they’ll say it was 1969 when he compiled a 25-7 record while leading the Mets to their first World Series title. After being treated […]

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Santana Shuts Down Phillies, Mets Win 1-0

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary In yet another spectacular performance, Johan Santana dazzled a packed house at Citi Field by combining with Pedro Feliciano and Francisco Rodriguez on a 3 hit shutout of the Phillies on Wednesday night. It was a classic pitchers duel with the lone run being scored by Carlos Delgado thanks to a throwing error by […]

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Winning Run in Slow Motion

An article by posted on May 6, 2009 0 Comments

Carlos Delgado scored the winning run in slow motion in a thrilling 1-0 Mets victory, or maybe something was wrong with my television, but it sure looked like slo-mo to me. I figured out why Werth hesitated and double-pumped down in foul territory: he couldn’t believe a turtle was on his way home! The triumvirate […]

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What Will Mets Do With J.J. Putz?

An article by posted on May 6, 2009 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports raises an interesting dilemma that will face the Mets next season when they decide how to handle the 2010 option on J.J. Putz, He writes, The Mets eventually will face an interesting decision on right-hander J.J. Putz, whom they can retain for 2010 by exercising his $9.1 million option. That’s […]

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Lately, The Mets Are Mad As Hell

An article by posted on May 6, 2009 0 Comments

Maybe Omar Minaya knew exactly what he was doing when he told Fox Sports that Wright, Reyes, Beltran and Delgado don’t have an edge… Maybe it was sheer genius when Jerry Manuel pinch hit for Ramon Castro last week much to the dismay of many… When Alex Cora stepped in for Luis Castillo while he […]

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Mets Hang On To Beat The Braves 4-3

An article by posted on May 6, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Despite a solid pitching performance by Livan Hernandez and some clutch hitting, the Mets almost let the win slip through their fingers thanks to some shoddy defense. Luckily, Chipper’s liner landed in Church’s glove for the final out and the Mets eked out the victory and completed a mini sweep of the Braves. […]

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Mets Block MTV, Nickelodeon From Clubhouse TVs

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

Mets Merized Online has just learned that the New York Mets have just activated Parental Controls on all 16 televisions installed in the player areas including the players lounge and locker room. Immediately after the parental controls were finally activated by the Verizon FIOS dude, COO Jeff Wilpon took over and immediately began adding channels […]

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Isn’t It Ironic? Don’t Ya Think?

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

One of the main reasons why the Mets ultimately passed on starting pitcher Derek Lowe this off season, was because of his age. You see, the Mets were only willing to give him three years and Lowe was looking for a fourth year which the Atlanta Braves were willing to give him. At 36-years old, […]

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What’s Next For Ollie?

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday the Mets finally did something about Oliver Perez.  They did not send him to the minors, nor did they put him on the disabled list after Ollie announced Sunday that his knee has been “injured” since the start of the season.  Instead Fred Wilpon and Omar Minaya flew down to Atlanta and decided along […]

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Beltran Homers Twice, Mets Scalp Braves 6-4

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets got off to a terrible start, falling behind 3-0 to the Braves after two innings. But somehow, starter John Maine dug deep down and found the edge to stop the bleeding long enough for the Mets to comeback thanks to three 2-run homers and some solid work from the bullpen. The Mets […]

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