Mets Thoughts

Aaron Heilman Traded To The Cubs!

An article by posted on January 28, 2009

UPDATE 12:20 PM Done Deal! WFAN is reporting that Aaron Heilman of the Seattle Mariners, has been traded to the Chicago Cubs for Ronny Cedeno. Wow, that west coast trip didn’t last long… This can’t be good for Heilman’s psyche… Original Post ESPN 1000 Radio, is reporting that the Chicago Cubs are pursuing a trade […]

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That Nagging Feeling

An article by posted on January 27, 2009

It’s only late January, it’s already late January. Are you feeling as if K-Rod and the guy whose name is profane in Yiddish maybe aren’t the pieces that make us complete? Maybe eight-ten more saves and a few fewer blown games won’t get us over the hump? Now, hold on just a minute, you say. […]

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Mets Home Opener, Subway Series Tickets To Be Sold In Lottery

An article by posted on January 27, 2009

One of our writers Tanya, got in touch with the CitiField ticket office regarding single game ticket sales. I’ll let her tell you the rest. I spoke with two people over at the Sh…er…Citi Field ticket office. So weird to say that. I asked them when the single game tickets will go on sale, and if […]

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Bloggers Wanted – Join Mets Merized Online

An article by posted on January 27, 2009

Hot Stove Season is winding down, and Mets Merized Online is getting ready to crank it up!   We are now looking to staff several spots for writers and bloggers with a passion for baseball and the Mets.   Currently, we need bloggers who can cover Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturdays.   You will have full creative […]

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Kenny Rogers To Retire

An article by posted on January 25, 2009

Detroit Tigers pitching coach Rick Knapp is saying Kenny Rogers has decided to retire, according to mlive.com. Rogers has not made this official. Knapp is claiming since he is close to the pitcher, he claims it as fact. Other reports have indicated the 44 year old pitcher has been contemplating coming back in 2009 to […]

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Special Feature: Strawberry Fields Forever

An article by posted on January 25, 2009

There have only been a handful of players in Mets history that can be referred to by first name only. One of these is Darryl. Colorful, exciting and controversial, the life of Darryl Strawberry resembles a Shakespearean Tragedy. He thrived playing major league baseball, battled personal demons, defeated drug and alcohol addiction and encountered legal […]

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Will Mets Get 60 Homers From Their Outfield?

An article by posted on January 24, 2009

I’m a little worried about where our power will come from in 2009. We can easily count on Carlos Beltran to hit at least twenty-five homers and most likely thirty, but then what? The Mets don’t have that prototypical power hitting corner outfielder in left field or right. The most homeruns that right-fielder Ryan Church ever hit in a […]

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Mets Sign Another Outfielder, Rob Mackowiak

An article by posted on January 23, 2009

The New York Post is reporting that the Mets have signed lefthanded outfielder, Rob Mackowiak. In a continuing collection of lefty-hitting outfielders, the New York Mets have signed Rob Mackowiak to a minor league contract, the Post has learned. If Mackowiak makes the team he will have a base salary of $600,000 and he has a […]

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Where Are Our Right-handed Bats?

An article by posted on January 23, 2009

Don’t look now, but there’s an epidemic shortage of right-handed hitting on the Mets bench. Projected Lineup 1B – Carlos Delgado (L) 2B – Luis Castillo (S) SS – Jose Reyes (S) 3B – David Wright (R)  C – Brian Schneider (L) LF – Fernando Tatis (R) / Dan Murphy (L) CF – Carlos Beltran (S) RF […]

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Is Jeff Kent A Hall Of Famer?

An article by posted on January 23, 2009

With the retirement of second baseman Jeff Kent now a thing of the past, the argument now shifts to his credentials for the Hall Of Fame. In my opinion, he is not only worthy of the Hall of Fame, but he should be a first ballot Hall of Famer. What sets him apart from the […]

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