Mets Thoughts

Should The Mets Have Eaten Some Contracts

An article by posted on April 1, 2009 0 Comments

By now you’ve all heard about the release of prominent players like Gary Sheffield of the Tigers and Geoff Jenkins of the Phillies. I find it amazing that even in the current economic climate, the Phillies had no problem with eating the remaining $8 million dollars of Jenkins’ contract, and even more surprising that the Tigers […]

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Still Crazy After All These Years

An article by posted on April 1, 2009 0 Comments
Still Crazy After All These Years

It’s been almost a quarter century since Sports Illustrated pulled off one of the ultimate pranks and ran a featured story on the Mets latest pitching phenom, Sidd Finch. Finch wasn’t just an ordinary phenom, far from it… More like other worldly… I mean what else do you call a kid who can blaze a […]

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Mets 25 Man Roster – Mets Baseball On WFAN

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments

Starting Lineup 1B – Carlos Delgado (L)2B – Luis Castillo (S)SS – Jose Reyes (S)3B – David Wright (R)CA – Brian Schneider (L)LF – Daniel Murphy (L)CF – Carlos Beltran (S)RF – Ryan Church (L) Bench Players Fernando Tatis (R)Alex Cora (L)Ramon Castro (R)Marlon Anderson (L)Jeremy Reed (L)Nick Evans (R) (will be sent down on April 11) […]

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The Curse Of SI… What Curse?

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments

Despite the title, I’m not one who believes in jinxes and curses hence the question mark. Instead, I find myself exceedingly glad that Sports Illustrated has picked the New York Mets to win the 2009 World Series, beating the Los Angeles Angels. Of course, the fine folks at SI aren’t telling me something I didn’t already […]

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments

It’s almost that time of year again.  Baseball season is upon us and you can feel it in the air.  Last Spring all anyone can talk about was the collapse of 2007.  Johan Santana came over but that only dimmed the talk of the collapse.  The bullpen had question marks coming into the 2008 season […]

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Fantasy Info: Rookies You Should Know For 2009

An article by posted on March 29, 2009 0 Comments

Here is an excellent list of some rookies who could make an impact in 2009 from AP’s Jay Cohen. LHP David Price, Tampa Bay - The No. 1 overall pick in the 2007 draft breezed through the Rays’ minor league system last year before helping the new AL East powerhouse reach the World Series after a […]

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Luis Castillo Wants To Win

An article by posted on March 28, 2009 0 Comments

In eight days, the Mets begin a new season with a new bullpen, a new bench, and a new fifth starter. All else remains the same for the most part, including at second base where Luis Castillo returns for the second year of his four year deal. Nobody could have thought that Castillo would be back in […]

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And The Winner Is…

An article by posted on March 27, 2009 0 Comments

Field of Dreams   Field of Dreams took on The Natural in the final round of the tournament, and much like Roy Hobbs did in the movie, it knocked the stuffing out of the ball. The final vote tally was 504 – 425. Either movie could have won and I’m sure few would have been […]

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Your Morning Links – The Best of the Mets Blogosphere

An article by posted on March 27, 2009 0 Comments

A new daily feature that will bring the best of the Mets blogosphere right to your desktop. It’s the perfect compliment to your morning brew. Omar Minaya reiterated his stance on players going to the WBC, even in the face of comments made by pitching coach Dan Warthen who believes the WBC ruined Oliver Perez’s […]

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This Is It… Watch, Then Decide!

An article by posted on March 26, 2009 0 Comments

It’s getting close to deciding the winner of our March Baseball Movie Madness Tournament.   By the looks of the voting so far, Field of Dreams has a tiny lead over The Natural. To help all of you decide between the two, enjoy these two clips that feature the signature moments in each classic movie. […]

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