Mets Thoughts

So What’s The Deal With Johan Santana?

An article by posted on June 15, 2009 0 Comments

It’s been a steady decline in performance for Johan Santana recently. It’s a decline that began on May 16th and culminated in an all time low point in his career on Sunday against the Yankees. Santana’s velocity has now dropped to 89 MPH on his fastball, which makes his usual lethal changeup a lot less […]

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June 15, 1977: A Date Which Will Live In (Mets) Infamy

An article by posted on June 15, 2009 0 Comments

There are certain dates in our nation’s history when Americans remember exactly where they were and what they were doing. One day that stands out for Mets fans is June 15, 1977. That is a day in our history which will live in infamy. Tom Seaver, the face of the franchise, the heart and soul […]

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Ump In Yanks Pocket, Stadium On Steroids, Keith On Tex

An article by posted on June 15, 2009 0 Comments

What a weekend… The New Yankee Stadium is a complete joke, and I can’t believe they didn’t know ahead of time that the place was going to be a launching pad. Every deep flyball was either over the wall for a homer, or caught at or near the wall. You have to hold your breath on anything […]

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WARNING! WARNING! Johan Santana Raising Concerns

An article by posted on June 14, 2009 0 Comments

After a dominating start to the season which saw Johan Santana leading the league in several different pitching categories including ERA and strikeouts, it’s been a tremendous struggle since mid May and it may be time to start worrying. Johan Santana isn’t just struggling, his velocity has been decreasing and he barely got over 90 MPH […]

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Phillies Blog Disses Mets Fans’ Loyalty

An article by posted on June 14, 2009 0 Comments

I came across this at a Phillies blog, See the fatty 3rd on the left, with the shitty facial hair? That’s shitty movie actor, decent TV show creator, and even shittier stand up (if you haven’t seen his stand up, it’s a lot like Dane Cook, only with trans fats) comic Kevin James. But there’s […]

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K-Rod vs. Bruney! Let’s Get Ready To Rumble!

An article by posted on June 14, 2009 0 Comments

WPIX has reported that Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez and Yankee big-mouthed bass Brian Bruney had to be separated during batting practice before the finale of the Subway Series.  Rodriguez took exception with Bruney’s comments about his post-game celebrations and confronted him on the field. No word yet if the Three Fernandos or ‘Han the Man […]

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Fantasy Focus: Getting to Know Fernando Nieve

An article by posted on June 14, 2009 0 Comments

Well Met fans – yesterday was exactly what we needed – a win against the Yankees to help us forget the debacle of Friday night (that shall not be mentioned – EVER AGAIN).  And a key to the victory Saturday – our surprise starting pitcher – Fernando Nieve who went seven (almost) strong innings in […]

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Mets Rebound To Beat The Yankees 6-2

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

Game Recap The best thing about baseball is that after a bad game, you can always clear the slate, come back the next day and try again. The Mets did just that today, and bounced back from yesterday’s brutal loss to beat the Yankees 6-2 in the second game of the Subway Series. It was […]

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Three Amigos: The Next Generation

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

After the ending to last night’s game, the Mets needed someone to step up today.  Perhaps it would take the collective efforts of more than one man to erase the bitter taste of the Friday Follies that took place in the ninth inning.  Maybe three men would be needed.  Which men could lead the team […]

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There Will Be More Gut Wrenching Losses…

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

Howie Rose called it the worst regular season loss in franchise history and that none ever hurt this bad. He should know, he’s seen them all. I find it amazing that not one Mets player expressed outrage last night… Certainly, you could tell by the looks on their faces that they were shell-shocked, but not one […]

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