Mets Thoughts

Nothing Worth Seeing

An article by posted on January 21, 2009

Outside of Citi Field itself, that is exactly how it is going to be on opening day if the Mets do not get themselves some help with that starting rotation. Good pitching stops good hitting. We all know this. It’s drilled into our brains by every baseball analyst on television and in the papers. NEWSFLASH! Right […]

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Done Deal – Alex Cora Makes It Official

An article by posted on January 21, 2009
Done Deal – Alex Cora Makes It Official

Earlier today, the Mets today officially announced the signing of infielder Alex Cora to a $2 million dollar, one-year contract. Cora gives the Mets a solid backup shortstop and second baseman whoc could even step in and start should Luis Castillo falter. Omar Minaya was all smiles as he made the announcement and said, “You win […]

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F-Mart Ranked 16th Overall, Mets Farm System 17th

An article by posted on January 21, 2009

ESPN’s Keith Law recently released his Top 100 Prospects list and ranked Mets outfielder Fernando Martinez at number sixteen.  Martinez’s big issue is staying healthy; he has yet to reach 400 plate appearances or play in 100 games during any of his pro seasons, excluding winter ball. This is a shame, because Martinez has a […]

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Nelson Figueroa Throws A No-Hitter?

An article by posted on January 19, 2009

According to Mets.com, Mets right-hander Nelson Figueroa (Mets) didn’t surrender a hit over nine innings for the Cardenales. He fanned 10 and allowed a hit and a walk over nine-plus frames en route to the victory. Entering the 10th inning with a 1-0 lead, Figueroa gave up a single to center field to Zulia’s Alberto […]

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Why Not Fonzi?

An article by posted on January 18, 2009

Remember the good ‘ole days when the New York Mets had “The Best Infield Ever” as described by a cover on Sports Illustrated? Remember who made up that infield? John Olerud, 1B; Edgardo Alfonzo, 2B; Rey Ordóñez, SS; and Robin Ventura, 3B. No other team could compete with that. The combination of number 13 and […]

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(Orange and) Blue Light Special

An article by posted on January 18, 2009

This sounds like a joke. Brian Cashman and Hank Steinbrenner walk onto a car lot and immediately head over to the brand new 2009 Lexus. One hour later, Omar and Jeff Wilpon walk onto a car lot. They walk right by the newer models and instead choose to look at a used 72 Pinto. I’m […]

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Carlos Beltran Wants To Retire A Met

An article by posted on January 15, 2009

Carlos Beltran, spoke to Daily News writer Christian Red, and I’m diggin’ what he’s sayin… To begin, Beltran weighed in on the recent comments made by Cole Hamels who said the Mets are choke artists. “I just have to say, the Phillies did play well. They were champions last year. This year is a new […]

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Mets Sign Alex Cora To One-Year $2 Million Dollar Deal

An article by posted on January 13, 2009

According to Sports Radio WEEI, Former Red Sox infielder Alex Cora has agreed to a one-year, $2 million deal with the New York Mets. The 33-year-old Cora played with Boston from July 7, 2005 — when he was traded from Cleveland for infielder Ramon Vazquez — through last season. Cora played in 75 games with […]

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Don’t Count Billy Wagner Out Yet!

An article by posted on January 12, 2009

 Here’s some good news from Eddie Coleman at WFAN: Spoke with Billy Wagner today. I’m sure he’s a distant memory to most Met fans since the acquisitions of K-Rod and Putz, but Wagner is doing well and progressing ahead of schedule. He’s been working out three times a week, strengthening his elbow and shoulder in […]

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The Curious Case Of Carlos Delgado

An article by posted on January 12, 2009

One of the more prominent movies of the new year stars Brad Pitt, and is about an old man who gets younger through the years instead of older. Sort of like what happened to Carlos Delgado right around the All Star break last season. Even before the injuries took their toll on Carlos Delgado, the decline […]

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