Mets Thoughts

Losing Is A Disease

An article by posted on July 17, 2009 0 Comments

“Losing is a disease. …as contagious as polio.  Losing is a disease. …as contagious as syphilis.  Losing is a disease. …as contagious as bubonic plague.  Attacking one. … but infecting all.  But curable.” This is some dialogue that I’m sure most of you are familiar with.  It is taken from the movie “The Natural,” one […]

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Omar’s Conference Call From Hell

An article by posted on July 16, 2009 0 Comments

Okay so it’s not really the conference call from hell, but lately doesn’t it seem like Omar’s become the harbinger of death whenever he addresses the media? Today he had another one of those conference calls where he throws an unexpected curveball at us, or was it a spitter? There are many versions out there […]

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Mets Drop Opener To Braves, 5-3

An article by posted on July 16, 2009 0 Comments

Ed Note: Paul Zinn originally wrote this game recap on Mets Fans Forever. It was an old nemesis that finally got to the Mets tonight. Chipper Jones had the final go-ahead single as the Braves built a lead, fell behind and then rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Mets tonight at Turner Field as both teams […]

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Will The Mets Party Like It’s 1987?

An article by posted on July 16, 2009 0 Comments

Much has been made about the 2009 Mets resembling the 1987 team because of the injuries.  The difference is that this year’s injuries have mainly cost the Mets their offensive spark plugs while the 1987 team lost their starting pitchers to various injuries.  I have done extensive research on the 1987 team and I will […]

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How We Saw The First Half

An article by posted on July 16, 2009 0 Comments

Mets First Half MVP Griffin – Gary Sheffield, most homers and has been a huge part of team Russell Z – Johan Santana Satish – David Wright – I was reluctant to choose Wright because it seemed as if he didn’t do much this year, but he does deserve some credit for his new-found ability […]

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Are We Going To The Playoffs?

An article by posted on July 16, 2009 0 Comments

Now that we are pretty much at the halfway point of the season, it is time to look and see what is in store for the next half of the season. After 87 games the Mets are 42-45 and 6.5 back in the division and the wild card.  Presumably the Mets want to get 88-90 […]

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For Whom The “Bell” Tolls

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

What a punkass Heath Bell turned out to be. I’m not saying that because the National League lost to the junior circuit (Again!), but because I just read his post game comments and it showed me what a jerk he really is. For those of you who made the wise decision not to watch last night’s […]

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Petey’s a Philly… Yuck!

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

Indications are that Martinez is now a Phil for something like a million bucks with an incentives package worth $1.5 million, with an official announcement just hours away. Recall back in spring that Martinez supposedly wanted 5 million for the year, and this was a leading reason the Mets wouldn’t bite. Well, to many it made […]

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It’s Official – Pedro Signs With Phillies

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

Pedro Martinez has signed a one-year contract with the Phillies according to ESPN. The Phillies planned to hold a news conference on Wednesday to make the announcement and introduce Martinez. Pedro can earn up to $1.5 million in incentives, and will make a couple of starts in the minors before joining Philadelphia’s rotation. The Phillies watched Martinez, 37, pitch twice […]

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Madoff Stole $700 Million From Wilpon!

An article by posted on July 14, 2009 0 Comments

Mets beat writer Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post reported a little while ago in his blog that Bernie Madoff stole $700 million from the Wilpons.  That is a lot higher than the originally reported $300 million that the Wilpon’s allegedly lost.  Since the scandal broke late last year the Wilpons have not publicly […]

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