Mets Thoughts

Breaking News: Mets Cut Duaner Sanchez

An article by posted on March 10, 2009

David Lennon of Newsday is now reporting that GM Omar Minaya just announced minutes ago that Duaner Sanchez has been released. Sanchez knew he had to fight for a job this spring — he said as much after yesterday’s outing — but the Mets didn’t hesitate to cut him loose. I figured Minaya would wait […]

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Jerry Manuel Is So Much More Than A Gangsta

An article by posted on March 10, 2009

There are so many qualities I admire about Jerry Manuel, but the one I admire most is his ability to be forthright and tell it like it is. Unlike past Mets managers, I never get the feeling that Manuel is simply paying us lip service. Yesterday, he weighed in on Pedro Martinez and regardless of […]

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Mets Would Be Smart To Cut Duaner Sanchez

An article by posted on March 9, 2009

I think it’s time we stop dreaming about the Duaner Sanchez we saw for three months in 2006, and start accepting the fact that the “pre taxi cab from hell” Sanchez is never coming back. It’s been three years… Lets move on already… The truth is that, he was riding a hot April in 2006 […]

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Redding Must Be Joking

An article by posted on March 9, 2009

After being knocked around yesterday by the Michigan Wolverines, Tim Redding was quoted by the New York Post as saying, “I showed them last year – that’s why I’m here,” said Redding, who was 10-11 for the Nationals in 2008. “I don’t have anything to prove. I’ve proved to myself I belong on this stage, […]

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Jose Reyes Offers To Play Another Position

An article by posted on March 9, 2009

There was an interesting article from Jim Baumbach of Newsday this morning in which he reported that Jose Reyes would be willing to switch to another position for the WBC Dominican team. Jose Reyes said he told Dominican Republic manager Felipe Alou he is willing to play “anywhere on the field” in order to get […]

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Update: Pedro Still Tops Our Poll For Fifth Starter

An article by posted on March 9, 2009

On Saturday we ran a poll… Who Should Be The Mets Number 5 Starter? We have registered over one hundred additional votes since yesterday, and Pedro’s numbers continue to rise. Pedro now stands at 59% with 262 votes, followed by Tim Redding in second place with 19% and 83 votes. Today, Ron Darling said that the thing that […]

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Pudge Rodriguez Still On Mets Radar

An article by posted on March 9, 2009
Pudge Rodriguez Still On Mets Radar

If you thought for one moment that that the Mets were done shopping or building this team, put such inklings away. The Mets are still interested in adding Pudge Rodriguez, but current backup catcher, Ramon Castro stands in the way. Aside from his defensive skills and any offensive skills he brings to the table, the […]

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Pressure

An article by posted on March 9, 2009

In the forty five years the Mets played at Shea, some of the greatest ever have performed on the field. True legends have appeared on the green grass of our home. No, I’m not talking Tom Seaver, Sandy Koufax or Henry Aaron. I’m referring to some of the biggest names in the history of Rock […]

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Three Up and Three Down

An article by posted on March 8, 2009

It’s so hard to make sense of the latest Mets wins and losses because most of the roster is off to the WBC. However, there are still jobs to be won and lost. Today the Mets split a pair of games, they had a  8-3 loss to the Nationals and then beat the University of Michigan 18-7. […]

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Pounded Again! Call Pedro!

An article by posted on March 8, 2009

Yesterday, I was told by many that I should not shed light on the solid performance by Pedro Martinez because it came against the Netherlands who happened to beat the Dominican Republic. I was like so what? What does that matter? He went out there without the benefit of training in a Major League camp […]

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