Mets Thoughts

Brian Schneider Could Be Due For A Career Year

An article by posted on February 22, 2009

With all of the talk about upgrading the catcher this offseason clearly behind us, let focus a bit on the here and now. Much has been said about Brian Schneider starting from the first day he arrived with Ryan Church in exchange for Lastings Milledge. (remember him?) For some, Schneider failed to deliver on his […]

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Random Mets Thoughts

An article by posted on February 22, 2009

Okay. I realize the Shea remembrances and tributes have been done to death recently. It had finally come to a head this week with the last remnants of the old girl finally coming down. That being said, I’m going to beat the dead horse a little more.  For 44 years our beloved Mets called Shea […]

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Scraping The Bottom Of The Barrel

An article by posted on February 21, 2009

Aside from Manny Ramirez, there doesn’t seem to be a whole lot left on the free agent market. However, if you’re looking for some good low risk, high reward type players, you have quite a few bargains still out there. CatchersGary Bennett (37)Johnny Estrada (33)Paul Lo Duca (37) – Type B, not offered arbIvan Rodriguez (37) […]

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Tim Redding Not Ready For A Battle Yet

An article by posted on February 21, 2009

The Mets signed Freddy Garcia, Livan Hernandez and Tim Redding to compete for the fifth starter’s job in spring training, however only one of them got a major league contract, Tim Redding. Ironically, it’s Redding who has suffered an early setback due to a previously undisclosed injury. Steve Popper of the Record has more, In the race for […]

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Ron Swoboda Takes A Swipe At A-Rod

An article by posted on February 21, 2009

Former Mets outfielder Ron Swoboda, who helped the Mets win their first world championship in 1969, leveled some sharp criticism at Alex Rodriguez. Kevin Kernan of the NY Post recently interviewed the beloved Met. Swoboda’s love for baseball remains pure. But the steroid scandal and the escapades of Alex Rodriguez disgust him. “He is a tremendous athlete, […]

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Out With Old And In With New

An article by posted on February 20, 2009

Here are some stunning pictures from CitiField taken this week. You can click on each image to view a larger picture. Thanks to Stadium Page for the new photos, and make sure you visit them to see even more shots of our new park.  With Shea Stadium gone, the focus now shifts to our new […]

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Something Is Missing From Citi Field

An article by posted on February 19, 2009
Something Is Missing From Citi Field

One of the things that makes me proudest to be a Mets fan is the way our team has always honored our past. While we keep one eye on the future, we never forget where we came from. The Mets have built a history of paying homage to our National League heritage. Our team colors […]

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All Time Mets Fantasy Team – First Base

An article by posted on February 19, 2009

Ever wanted to figure out what the all time best fantasy team would be comprised solely of New York Mets players based on actual single season stats? The only eligibility to qualify was that the player had to play the position the majority of the time for the Mets in that season. Here are twelve of […]

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K-Rod Couldn’t Have Said It Better!

An article by posted on February 18, 2009

It’s that time of year again.  Pitchers and catchers have reported to Spring Training and position players start reporting for workouts this week.  Fortunately for them the weather is in the high 60′s and up while we freeze here in New York waiting for the 2009 baseball season to start.  The Mets this year will […]

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Now That’s Much Better…

An article by posted on February 18, 2009

It looks like the Mets are attempting to make some amends regarding the whole drama that surrounded their inaugural patch for this seasons uniforms. At the risk of reigniting the silly “patch” controversy that developed last month, the Mets introduced another patch — not a replacement — Thursday.  The new one will adorn the left side of […]

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