Mets Thoughts

Still Walking On Air After Last Night’s Win

An article by posted on May 24, 2009 0 Comments

Mets fans are still walking on air after last night’s thrilling comeback win against the powerhouse Red Sox. This one will sustain the often critical (but overly effusive) fan base until at least the next bad loss. But circle May 23rd as a defining moment in the 2009 season. After Omir Santos’ go-ahead two-run homer […]

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If Church Goes On DL, It Screams For An F-Mart Callup

An article by posted on May 24, 2009 0 Comments

I wrote extensively on promoting F-Mart last week, but now with news that Ryan Church could go on the DL, it’s worth revisiting. Adam Rubin of the Daily News writes, Ryan Church will be examined by team doctors in New York on Monday, and hopes to get a definitive idea of what’s ailing him and […]

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How Long Will K-Rod Be Out?

An article by posted on May 24, 2009 0 Comments

The short answer is, nobody knows. I’ve read a half dozen articles today regarding Frankie Rodriguez, and while a couple of them are painting a gloom and doom scenario, I say leave the diagnosing to the professionals and keep hope alive. I know many a person who had severe back spasms that prevented them from walking or even […]

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101 Reasons Why Bobby Parnell Is A Keeper

An article by posted on May 24, 2009 0 Comments

I thought the Mets made a mistake when they decided they would put Bobby Parnell in the bullpen to start the season. Boy was I ever wrong! The more I see of this kid, the more there is to like. I’ve heard his name in trade rumors all off season long and even this season […]

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Spirit of ’86

An article by posted on May 24, 2009 0 Comments

Whenever the Mets and Red Sox square off in their rare interleague meetings, even a casual Mets fan can’t help but think of the 1986 World Series.  Their seven-game showdown was one for the ages, culminating in the World Championship trophy being brought to Shea.  During this weekend’s interleague series between the Mets and Sox, […]

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Everyone Pray for Frankie

An article by posted on May 23, 2009 0 Comments

The unusual absence of our star closer had me concerned during the game. They spanned the bullpen with the cameras during the 9th inning as JJ Putz was on the mound, and Frankie was no where to be found. After the win, we waited for Jerry Manuel’s press conference because we knew someone would ask him […]

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OMIR-ACLE!!! Mets Win 3-2

An article by posted on May 23, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets play game two of this inter-league series against the Boston Red Sox. Mets took game one despite the lack of defense behind Santana. “He’s making his pitches, and he’s executing his pitches, but we’re not executing on our end defensively,” manager Jerry Manuel said. “And to some degree, that has to be frustrating. […]

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Can We Ditch Ramon Martinez Now?

An article by posted on May 23, 2009 0 Comments

I have seen all I can stand of Ramon Martinez filling in at shortstop. He may go down in Mets history as the worst shortstop ever to field the position. Four errors in three games?  Even Fernando Tatis couldn’t possibly do any worse than Martinez, so why not have him fill in for Reyes so […]

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Wanna Know How Good Santana Is?

An article by posted on May 23, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets defense keeps finding themselves in all sorts of predicaments when Santana is on the mound. Seven unearned runs as a result of 11 errors behind Johan. Usually you rely a team’s defense to bail the pitcher out of a jam. In Santana’s case, it’s the pitcher who bails his team out of their jams. That’s how […]

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We Won Despite Ourselves

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

 Every time I think Johan Santana cannot be any more brilliant or magic, he does something else that leaves me slack jawed all over again. And I’m not talking about his jawing with Youkilis or coming back to strike that turkey out after hitting him with what looked like a strike (Talk about Youkilis positioning […]

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