Mets Thoughts

This Season Root, Root, Root For Castillo

An article by posted on February 10, 2009

I know with this post I’m not going to be very popular with our readers.  I was adamant this whole off-season of unloading Luis Castillo and signing Orlando Hudson.  After last season I didn’t want Luis Castillo anywhere near this team and was hoping against hope that the Mets would trade him or outright release […]

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Mets Spring Into Action: Santana, Maine Ready To Go

An article by posted on February 10, 2009

Despite not officially starting until this Friday, the sounds of Spring Training filled the air at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. Gloves were popping as players, coaches and fans alike, gathered to see Johan Santana and John Maine pitch. Both are coming off surgery and everyone was eager to see how they were. The […]

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The Steroid Scandal Continues

An article by posted on February 10, 2009

Like a recurring nightmare, the steroid scandal just won’t go away.  Baseball fans awake in a cold sweat and are bombarded with analyst of why players with superior talents, such as Alex Rodriquez, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Andy Pettitte, and Roger Clemens, among too many others, would tarnish their lofty accomplishments in the name of […]

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Delgado Was Robbed Of MVP Award By A-Rod

An article by posted on February 10, 2009

David Lennon of Newsday, gives us another reason to be angry at the A-Roid revelation, and opens up an interesting debate. Remember, it was Delgado who finished second to Alex Rodriguez in the 2003 AL MVP vote. A-Rod was first with 242 points, including six first-place votes. Delgado was second with 213 points, including five […]

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The Mets Are America’s Team

An article by posted on February 9, 2009

Yes it’s true. He told me himself, the legendary Captain America. This past week I took a vacation to Universal Studios in Florida. Being a Mets fan, I couldn’t go to Universal Studios and not represent the Mets properly. So I put on the new stadium jacket my cousin got me for Christmas and headed […]

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Gammons Gives Beltran His Props

An article by posted on February 9, 2009

Peter Gammons of ESPN, had an interesting article on defense, and how it may be one of the reasons why Manny Ramirez, Adam Dunn and Bobby Abreu are making teams think twice about them. In his article he praises Carlos Beltran. Nowhere is it more evident than in center field. Most of the clubs that […]

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Mets Outlook For 2009 Season

An article by posted on February 9, 2009

Here is a 2009 Mets outlook from Sports Illustrated’s point of view. For a complete team-by-team look at the National League entering spring training, read the full article at SI.com. Coming off their second consecutive September collapse, the Mets were called “choke artists” by Philadelphia ace Cole Hamels. The only effective response would be a […]

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Baseball Dies With The Player’s Association

An article by posted on February 8, 2009

Imagine a clear, blue summer day. The sun is shining brightly and you are on your way out the door to see a baseball game. Upon arriving to the stadium, the only thing you hear is dead silence. There are no other fans walking around. No children excited to see their favorite baseball players. No […]

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Latest Mets Rumors: Abreu, Castro, Ohman, Ayala

An article by posted on February 8, 2009

The rumor mill continues to churn as spring training rolls in later this week. The Ramon Castro trade rumors won’t subside, and like the saying goes… where there’s smoke there’s fire. MLB Trade Rumors reports that Baseball America’s John Perrotto has sources that tell him the Mets are still actively pursuing a trade for Ramon […]

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MLB.com Fantasy Baseball Rankings

An article by posted on February 8, 2009

The MLB Fantasy Baseball Rankings have came out, and they have ranked 800 players. I don’t take too much stock in the fantasy rankings, but its also nice to see your players recognized. One debate I hear a lot with Mets fans is who is better, Reyes or Wright? Well MLB.com also has a hard […]

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