Mets Thoughts

Here’s How Bob Murphy Would Have Called It

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

So much for all that talk about Citi Field being the place where would-be homeruns go to die… Last night, baseballs were flying out of Citi Field like nobody’s business as the Phillies and Mets combined to hit seven homeruns to set a new single game record and smashing the previous high of five at […]

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Santana Was Feisty Last Night, And I Loved It!

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

Johan Santana was absolutely brilliant last night… no not on the mound, but at the plate. His RBI double in the sixth inning proved to be the difference maker as the Mets topped the Phillies 6-5. On the mound it was a totally  different story as Santana served up four homers, but on this damp […]

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ESPN – Has Jose Reyes Reached his potential?

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

In a recent column on ESPN.com from Buster Olney talks about our injured SS – Jose Reyes: Mets must face possibility that Reyes has peaked Some excerpts from the column: There are talent evaluators with other teams who have their doubts. They see a diminishment of range, for whatever reason, and some signs of erosion […]

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What Are The Mets Planning In Regard To Daniel Murphy and Fernando Martinez?

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have announced their lineup for tonight’s game against the Phillies and it’s the same lineup that won the game for us last night.  I’m not concerned about that, they won the game but there are two players who will be sitting on the bench tonight that do concern me: Daniel Murphy and Fernando […]

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Mets End Their Homerun Drought And Win 6-5

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Wow, one of the best games of the year! The Mets were able to ride high on the strength of three homeruns and Santana’s seven innings pitched to win game one against the Phils 6-5. Pitching Johan Santana had a decent start only giving up one hit through the first three innings. He had trouble […]

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Is Too Much Being Made Of The Lack Of Home-Runs?

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

The last couple of weeks fans and writers have been talking about the lack of power the Mets have displayed so far this season.  The Mets this year have hit only 34 home-runs.  Obviously the absence of Carlos Delgado has affected the number of home-runs the Mets will hit this season.  Jose Reyes, who also […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (1-2; -6) The Braves lost their weekend series to the Milwaukee Brewers, including Tommy Hanson getting roughed up in his 1st career start. They return home to begin a 4 game set. Nate McLouth will get to meet his teammates again, as the Pirates come to Turner Field. The Braves have the 7th […]

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Don’t Blame Citi Field For Mets Power Outage!

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Everyone is blaming Citi Field for the Mets power outage this season, but is that really the case? While researching for another post this morning, I took a look at some Mets team stats and came across some information that some of you may find surprising. I learned that the Mets have hit more homeruns […]

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Fantasy Focus: Omar’s Gamble – Oliver Perez

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

I thought we’d change gears here in our fantasy column and talk about the much maligned – and soon to be discussed in depth again (when he eventually returns from his mysterious ‘injury’) – Oliver Perez. In February of 2009 after Derek Lowe opted for the Braves four year offer – Minaya came to terms […]

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John Maine: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Ask any Mets fan what he or she thinks of John Maine and you will most likely get a similar response. “He’s not bad.” “He’s okay.” “He has potential.” “He’s a good # 3.” Many years ago Tom Petty wrote a song entitled, ‘The Waiting (Is the Hardest Part.)’ After 80+ starts, we are still […]

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