Mets Thoughts

Minaya Still Focused On The Bullpen

An article by posted on February 6, 2009

The Mets will have an assortment of left handed relievers in camp to compete for the second lefty reliever spot. However, all of them signed minor league deals and none are guaranteed to make the team. At a recent press conference, Minaya said he would still focus on the bullpen, specifically a left-handed reliever. He may have found […]

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Attention F-Mart Fans: Fernando Martinez Injured Again

An article by posted on February 5, 2009

MLB.com is reporting that the Mets top prospect Fernando Martinez is suffering from a sore elbow and is on his way to New York for a checkup.  Martinez said of the injury: “I felt my elbow tighten up the day before yesterday,” Martinez told MLB.com.  “It was a little swollen.  It’s better.  I feel I […]

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All We Have Left Is To Get Another Lefty For The Pen

An article by posted on February 5, 2009

As the long Hot Stove season winds down and the winter transforms into spring, the Mets are seemingly finished with their off season makeover. The Mets first priority was to overhaul a bullpen that was overworked, ineffective, and had become the object of most Mets fans ire. Gone are Aaron Heilman and his lefthanded counterpart […]

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Slamming The Door On Manny

An article by posted on February 5, 2009

The Manny to the Mets pipe dream is finally over.  It had nightmare written all over it.  GM Omar MInaya officially declared this last Tuesday. Let him go back to the Dodgers, hat in hand (for 25 mill, who wouldn’t grovel at that?). Whether Omar was parroting what the Wilpons have decreed is irrelevant.  Ramirez […]

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K-Rod 3 Years $37MM vs. Ollie 3 Years $36MM

An article by posted on February 4, 2009

Lost in the excitement of the Oliver Perez signing, is a very underreported yet very interesting fact. Most of us agree that the Mets overpaid to get the Oliver Perez deal done. It was a move I certainly won’t argue with. But, now that the dust has settled, it’s become apparent to me that we […]

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The Yankees and Bank of America

An article by posted on February 4, 2009

I had told Joe last week I was working on another article I was ready to post here on the site. However, in light of everything going on Citigroup and the New York Mets, I have decided to talk about something that has just come to the surface. We all know Citigroup and the Mets […]

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Torre Takes Shot At Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on February 4, 2009

Last week, I posted a blog on how Joe Torre took a cheap shot at Mike Piazza, based on an excerpt from his book that appeared in the New York Post. Today, Ben Shpigel of the NY Times, reports on yet another swipe Joe Torre takes at a Mets player; Carlos Beltran. Scott Boras, Beltran’s agent, gave the […]

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Omar On Future Moves: That’s All Folks!

An article by posted on February 3, 2009

Wow, Matt Cerrone did an excellent job of live blogging the Oliver Perez press conference. It felt like you were actually there in the way he delivered his content. Anyway, the big news other than the fact that the Oliver Perez signing was official, was that when Omar Minaya was asked about Manny Ramirez and any […]

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Dreaming About Our Sultans of Swat

An article by posted on February 3, 2009

Lately, it overtakes me when I’m washing the dishes, getting changed in front of my locker, trying to read a boring book, or while walking the dog. I find myself visualizing baseball’s most exciting scenarios, such as the big strikeout in the ninth w/ bases jammed, that fabulous leaping catch at the wall, a bang-bang […]

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New York Mets: Met Fans Are Very Much Into You

An article by posted on February 3, 2009

Hello.  My name is Greg Pomes and I would just like to take a second and introduce myself.  I have followed this site for a long time now and I am very excited and honored to be writing for it.  I have been a fan of the New York Mets all my life and I […]

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