Mets Thoughts

Citi Field: A Field Report

An article by posted on April 3, 2009 0 Comments

Having had a great opportunity to attend Friday night’s exhibition game at Citi Field with the Mets taking on the Boston Red Sox, I felt obligated to give a fan’s first perspective on the new ballpark. My first impression as I arrived to the park via the 7 train was one of sadness. No longer are […]

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Eddie Coleman and Omar Minaya Weigh In On Sheffield

An article by posted on April 3, 2009 0 Comments

Well it’s no surprise that all the baseball world is a buzz with opinions and reaction to the Gary Sheffield signing. Lets try and clear through some of the smoke… First and foremost, while a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN, Omar Minaya refuted the rumors that Sheffield was guaranteed significant playing time. Francesa had […]

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Baseball Under The Stars At CitiField

An article by posted on April 3, 2009 0 Comments

It must have looked like a scene straight out of Bull Durham, but last night at around 11:00 PM the Mets arrived at their new home and took to the field. Ben Shpigel of the NY Times gives us a fascinating glimpse into what it must have felt like as the players wandered about their […]

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Do You Really Want Gary Sheffield On The Mets?

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Do You Really Want Gary Sheffield On The Mets?

As I posted earlier, the Mets could be on the verge of signing Gary Sheffield as soon as tonight. In addition to the sources I already mentioned this morning, Joel Sherman of the NY Post adds a little more clarity to the situation and writes, The Mets are closing in on signing Gary Sheffield, likely today, […]

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The Verdict is In on Mets Shortstop

An article by posted on April 3, 2009 0 Comments

Ok Mets fans, time for a little fun!   MetsMerized Times, New York, Friday, April 3, 2009: After only a few short hours of deliberations, the jury in the most crucial case of it’s kind found New York Mets shortstop, Jose Reyes, guilty of hitting the first Homerun for a Met at the new Citi Field. […]

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Out Of Town Mets Fans Rejoice!

An article by posted on April 3, 2009 0 Comments

Are you as excited as me about opening up Citi Field? If you live out of town like I do, you feel the pain of missing Mets games and not having local access to programming or the freedom to attend a game. I live in Oklahoma and MLB considers me to be in the region […]

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April 2009 Promotions

An article by posted on April 3, 2009 0 Comments

Generally teams have to think of creative ways to fill the stands (or, corporations think of creative ways for teams to fill the stands) and this year more than ever this will need to happen. I have spent some time going through the promotion schedules for April for about every team, and I have picked […]

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Who’s On First?

An article by posted on April 3, 2009 0 Comments

As we get ever so closer to opening day I thought some of you might enjoy this. I came across this vintage clip from an old classic and thought it would be perfect for getting us back in that baseball state of mind. Please enjoy watching Abbot and Costello perform their classic rendition of “Who’s on First”?  […]

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Every Game Is Important

An article by posted on April 2, 2009 0 Comments

Johan Santana doesn’t buy into that whole spring training doesn’t mean anything mantra, and you won’t see him shrug off a loss with the typical, “It’s only April” or “we have plenty of season left.” One of the things that always concerned me during the Willie Randolph era, was how unaffected some of the players […]

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Mets Win Division By Five Games?

An article by posted on April 2, 2009 0 Comments

Just took a glance at the newly updated PECOTA team standings for the NL East at Baseball Prospectus.  NL East W L RS RA AVG OBP SLG New York Mets 92 70 824 722 0.266 0.341 0.421 Philadelphia Phillies 87 75 828 770 0.265 0.339 0.436 Atlanta Braves 86 76 798 743 0.272 0.342 0.42 […]

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