Mets Thoughts

Mets Fans Will Pay Dearly For Oliver’s Twist

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

It seems like ripping off the Wilpon family is en vogue these days. The sad part about that is that the Wilpon’s can always recoup their losses by giving their fan base the bill. After two straight disappointing seasons and a world of revenue pouring in from a new park, the Mets were poised to […]

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A Few Thoughts On Today’s Loss

An article by posted on May 2, 2009 0 Comments

Talk about having defeat snatched out of the jaws of victory, what a depressing loss. Depressing not because the Mets played poorly, only that the victory was right there for the taking. This game featured plenty of ups and downs, but a key hit or two could have made all of us Mets fans happy […]

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10 Players Who Could Have Been Mets

An article by posted on May 2, 2009 0 Comments

Here is a list of players that were either rumored or reported to have interest, or connected to the Mets in someway this off season. Most of them were reported by sports writers via their Mets sources. Some of them were free agents and others were connected via trade rumors. I wanted to take a look […]

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An Open Letter to Philly Fans

An article by posted on May 2, 2009 0 Comments

Dear Philly fans, After seeing John Gonzalez’s letter to Mets fans in the Philadelphia Inquirer, I felt a response was necessary. Okay, we get it, you won the World Series. You’re the best team in baseball and nobody can take that away from you until October. Now the Phillies have won as many World Series […]

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Mets Find Their Edge And Top Phillies 7-4

An article by posted on May 2, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets (10-12) beat the  Philadelphia Phillies (11-10)  7-4 in the first game of a make or break series for the Mets. Mike Pelfrey wasn’t spectacular, but pitched well enough to get the Mets back on track and pick up the win. The Mets bats came alive in this one scoring early and often. Mets Pitching Mike Pelfrey improved […]

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Do The Mets Lack A Killer Instinct?

An article by posted on May 2, 2009 0 Comments

Omar Minaya spoke with Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and made some disparaging remarks when talking about the team’s lack of what he calls “an edge”. “We have good guys, solid professionals. There is a smile on David Wright’s face, a smile on Jose Reyes’s face. But there is not an edge to them. Some people […]

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Video Flashback: Gary Carter

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

Check out this video of former Mets All Star catcher Gary Carter. It comes courtesy of Gary Carter’s blog on Newsday where he covers his latest exploits as the manager of the Lon Island Ducks. Carter says this in his first blog post. Hey, everybody. Thanks for checking out the blog. I’m very excited to […]

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An Apple a Day Won’t Keep the Phillies Away

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

Kevin Burkhardt did a great piece on the telecast the other night comparing the new Homerun apple at Citi Field to the old one from Shea.  For those of you who missed it, the old apple is made out of papier mache and weighs practically nothing. It is 12 feet in diameter. The new apple is […]

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The Comeback Kids

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

Have any of you read Jack Curry’s piece in today’s Times about the Sillies? Well penned analysis about our enemy’s well developed tendencies to bounce back in the late innings. Had you heard about this Philly proclivity? Our Mets decidedly don’t comeback as Curry painfully indicates given how we have lost games for a while […]

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Should Dan Warthen Be Worried About His Job Security?

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

How much blame does pitching coach Dan Warthen warrant for the lack of early season success from the 2-5 pitchers? A lot? A little? None? If the Mets are going to win this thing, it’s going to take a lot more than Johan Santana and good bullpen. The inability for our starters to pitch deep […]

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