Mets Thoughts

Tatis Is Getting Punished For Being Too Clutch

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

Fernando Tatis has been a godsend for the Mets from the moment he first arrived. Last season, Fernando Tatis had one of the highest batting averages on the Mets with runners in scoring position at .392. He batted .375 with the bases loaded, and .357 with runners on base. By driving in 47 runs and […]

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If It Was Your Choice, Pitchers Park or Hitters Haven?

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

During Wednesday night’s broadcast, Gary Cohen talked about some of the drives he felt would have been homers at Shea Stadium, specifically citing Wright and Beltran’s long outs. He went on to say how Jeff Wilpon mentioned that the Citi Field was setup so that if necessary they could bring in the fences next season […]

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Game Recap: Padres 6 – Mets 5

An article by posted on April 16, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets lost the game and the series to the Padres tonight thanks to a poor outing by John Maine and a lack of situational hitting. The game began with Ramon Castro behind the plate because Brian Schneider was given the night off after complaining of back and leg pain. Castro would later homer in the game. […]

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Mets Fans Are Not The Only Ones Worried

An article by posted on April 16, 2009 0 Comments

Mets fans are always worried, thats what makes us Mets fans. Of course you have the overly optimistic Mets fans who will always tell you, “it’s only April” or “relax, we have a seven game lead.” Those fans are the most vocal, but still make up the minority. We are all a hopeful bunch, but […]

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Do We Give Ollie Another Turn in the Rotation?

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

A 7-2 victory was just what the doctor ordered. Yes! When Ron Darling says that a guy “pitched really well tonight” who am I to dispute? Given the weather and lack of great run support, I agree. He looked good and maintained his composure. His slider looked good, and nice to see he’s sporting a […]

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Live Game Chat: Mets vs Padres – Sheffield In RF

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

Here is tonight’s lineup which has Gary Sheffield batting sixth. Jose Reyes, SS Daniel Murphy, LF David Wright, 3B Carlos Delgado, 1B Carlos Beltran, CF Gary Sheffield, RF Brian Schneider, C Luis Castillo, 2B Oliver Perez, P Mike Pelfrey has been diagnosed with forearm tendinitis after an MRI on Tuesday. More on that later on. […]

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Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

As reported in the NY Post, former Mets relief pitcher Ambiorix Burgos is going to the pen – not the bullpen – after he was sentenced today to nine months behind bars for beating his girlfriend in a Queens hotel. Burgos, 24, was convicted in Queens supreme court last month of the September 2008 assault […]

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Peavy, Halladay and Dye All In Play

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

The NYPost  is reporting that the Mets will be able to increase their payroll this season if a deal that could improve the club becomes available, general manager Omar Minaya told the New York Post on Tuesday. “We’ve been told that whatever we need to get to help us win, we’re going to try to […]

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Get The Ball Rolling

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

Good morning Mets fans. Today we see Oliver Perez take the mound for the second time this season and I can only hope we see improvement like we did with Johan’s second start. His ability to maintain control was his downfall in the last start and I hope Jerry & Dan were able to correct […]

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Did Mets Miss Opportunity Knocking?

An article by posted on April 14, 2009 0 Comments

Joel Sherman of the NY Post, believes the Mets may have blundered when they decided against adding Orlando Hudson, especially after his price went down to one year, $4 million dollars. Orlando Hudson hit for the cycle on Monday against the Giants. It is interesting that the two players Met fans pined for most this […]

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