Mets Thoughts

Phillies Rough Up Livan And Beat The Mets 7-2

An article by posted on July 3, 2009 0 Comments

The Phillies got the fireworks started early on Friday night, and before Livan Hernandez could get an out in the fourth inning, he was out of the game and heading for the showers. Livan was pulled from the game after allowing 7 earned runs on 10 hits and 4 walks. It was ugly, and he simply didn’t have […]

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Manuel Had His Team Meeting; Now It’s My Turn!

An article by posted on July 3, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier this week, Jerry Manuel had a team meeting with his players after the Mets dropped their fifth straight game, a 6-3 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.  They had been playing sloppy, lethargic baseball and had fallen two games under .500.  In the nearly half hour meeting, Manuel claimed the following: “The whole key was […]

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Can The Mets Hold Down The Fort Until More Troops Arrive?

An article by posted on July 3, 2009 0 Comments

To begin, let me first commend the Mets on the remarkable fight and resiliency they displayed yesterday at PNC Park where they beat the Pirates 9-8 in ten innings. I thought they showed remarkable courage and fight under some intense adversity. These days, the Mets are not only faced with the challenge of battling the […]

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Wright Helps A Dream Come True

An article by posted on July 3, 2009 0 Comments

While Mets fans are pulling their hair out and arguing over what the organization should do to make the team better, ESPN and David Wright along with other dream players have taken a moment to help bring smiles to critically ill children through the Make-A-Wish program. Make-A-Wish Foundation, Walt Disney Company and ESPN have come together once […]

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Ghosts of PNC Park Exorcised; Mets Win 9-8

An article by posted on July 2, 2009 0 Comments

The last time the Mets were in Pittsburgh, I wrote a piece about PNC Park having similar effects to the Mets as Atlanta’s Turner Field once had, and to an effect, still has.  Over the past few years, PNC Park had become a house of horrors for the Mets.  They failed to clinch the division […]

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John Franco Was Right, So What’s All The Uproar About?

An article by posted on July 2, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday while a guest of Kevin Kennedy’s Inside Pitch on Sirius XM, former Mets closer and captain John Franco, threw a spit ball at his former team when he was asked to comment on the current state of the Mets. “Watching them almost every day, there’s no leadership there,” Franco said during an interview with SIRIUS XM. Nobody […]

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Make Room For One More At The All-Star Table

An article by posted on July 1, 2009 0 Comments

According to mlb.com, Major League Baseball will be expanding the rosters for this year’s All-Star Game from 32 to 33 players.  The extra player added will be a pitcher, allowing for each league to have 13 pitchers at its disposal.  This move was deemed necessary because last year’s Midsummer Classic lasted 15 innings, prompting both […]

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Let’s All Forget About June

An article by posted on July 1, 2009 0 Comments

Alright the Mets finished June with a 9-18 record, more injuries, more sloppy play, and they dropped below .500. June also, included an unforgettable dropped pop-up and losing 5 of 6 to the Yankees. Now all Mets fans have to try their hardest to forget about last month and look forward to what July has in store. […]

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Pelfrey Outduels Gallardo, Mets Edge Brewers 1-0

An article by posted on July 1, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets salvaged the final game of the series and avoided a second consecutive sweep thanks to starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey. The game looked like a colossal mismatch on paper as another makeshift Mets lineup took on one of the best starting pitchers in the game in Jovani Gallardo. Gallardo absolutely dominated the Mets and […]

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I’m Running Out Of Axes To Grind

An article by posted on July 1, 2009 0 Comments

I used to consider the Mets my therapy and my stress relief from the daily grind, never did I believe that they would become the source of my angst. I thought for sure that we were going to win it all in 2009 after we signed K-Rod and traded for Putz. I really wanted to […]

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