Mets Thoughts

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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“Put It In The Books” Mets win 5-3

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

After a well needed day of rest, the Mets look to bounce back after getting swept and get a win against the Boston Red Sox on the road. The Mets will send out their ace Johan Santana who is 5-2 with a 1.36 ERA. Boston will also bring out their ace as well, Daisuke Matsuzaka is 0-1 with a […]

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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

In honor of this weekend’s upcoming Indianapolis 500, I’d like to share my thoughts about speed.  I seem to have noticed that the Mets are having a little bit of a problem with their power this season.  Entering this weekend’s series against the Red Sox, the Mets were 15th in the National League in home […]

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NL East Weekly Roundup

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

Every team in the NL East opens an interleague series against the AL East, with the Marlins and Nationals drawing their regional rival. (Record in past week; games back) Atlanta Braves: (3-3; -2.5) The Braves split two games with Arizona, as the third of their series last weekend was rained out. The Braves then split […]

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Random Thoughts On Our Crazy Lineup

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

Just got a glimpse at today’s lineup against the Red Sox and to say I’m worried would be an understatement. Daniel Murphy – 1B Ryan Church – RF Carlos Beltran – DH Gary Sheffield – LF David Wright – 3B Jeremy Reed – CF Omir Santos – C Ramon Martinez – SS Luis Castillo – […]

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How Well Does Murphy Have To Hit To Keep His Job At 1B?

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

So now that we finally figured out where Dan Murphy should play defensively, how long before we start worrying about his lack of hitting this month? I mean it’s great that we found him a permanent position he can call his own, but will he hit enough to justify his hold on first base both […]

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Lets Go Mets!! Let’s Go Yankees??

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

When I was younger, I had a t-shirt that read “I root for 2 teams – the Mets and whoever is playing the Yankees.”  That was a long time ago, before Inter-League play. Now, for the next three days, Mets fans will become Yankee fans; and vice-versa.  What is this world coming to ??? I […]

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Mets Lead The League In Batting (No, It’s Not A Typo)

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

I was looking at the league leaders while researching for another blog I am composing, and I was shocked to learn that the Mets, yes our Mets, lead the league in hitting. 1. .287 – NY Mets 2. .285 – LA Dodgers 3. .276 – Washington 4. .266 – Houston 5. .263 – Atlanta 6. […]

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Mets Could Promote Top Prospect Fernando Martinez

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

According to David Lennon of Newsday, the Mets may still opt to place Jose Reyes on the DL especially if he shows no signs of improvement today. If that happens, the Mets may very well call up their top prospect, outfielder Fernando Martinez. Lennon writes, The Mets could simply wait to put Reyes on the […]

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Fenway Will Be The Cure For Mets Power Outage

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

Yes, I’ve heard all the gloomy numbers regarding the Mets homerun drought. They haven’t homered in 69 straight innings and 307 plate appearances. David Wright was asked about the recent power outage and this is what he said to reporters on Wednesday, “We’ve played in big parks,” third baseman David Wright said, fully aware that […]

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