Mets Thoughts

I Think A Change Would Do Us Good

An article by posted on May 21, 2008
I Think A Change Would Do Us Good

Over the last couple of years I’ve learned so much about the game of baseball, I’m still no expert by far. But it doesn’t take an expert to see that something is majorly wrong with the 2008 Mets. With the spotlight on the team that was supposed to come back from the "worst collapse in […]

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Mets Losing Sight of the Real Deal

An article by posted on May 21, 2008

Alright already. Enough Willie-bashing. Enough clubhouse drama. Enough losing. Remember what you’re here for in the first place? To play baseball. To put on a show for the New York fans. To win a championship. I just don’t get it – over the weekend, I saw something in this team that I didn’t see for […]

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Wilpon May Fire Willie Over His Racy Comments

An article by posted on May 21, 2008

The fact that the Mets have been playing uninspired baseball for almost a year may not be Willie’s undoing… The fact that the Mets have been a .500 team for almost a year may not be his undoing either. The truth of the matter is that  Willie’s own mouth may be what catapults him out […]

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A Mets Icon: Mike Piazza Calls It A Career!

An article by posted on May 20, 2008
A Mets Icon: Mike Piazza Calls It A Career!

It’s with some sadness and also great joy to report that Mike Piazza has announced his retirement today. In a statement released by his agent, Mike said the following… “After discussing my options with my wife, family and agent, I felt it was time to start a new chapter in my life. It has been […]

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What Happens When A Third Of Your Payroll Is Wrapped Up In 3 Under-Performing Players?

An article by posted on May 20, 2008
What Happens When A Third Of Your Payroll Is Wrapped Up In 3 Under-Performing Players?

Today I read an interesting article penned by the talented Josh Curtis of the New York Observer. In the article, Josh conveys an interesting alternative as to why the Mets and the Yankees find themselves in the same quandary with regard to fan expectations versus team performance. He takes a rather interesting look at a […]

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Mets Leave Behind That Foul Stench At Yankee Stadium

An article by posted on May 19, 2008

Who’s feeling good this morning? There’s nothing better than going to work or school with the glorious feeling that the Mets swept the shortened Subway Series and helped to bury the Yankees further in last place. Despite the drama that unfolded right after the disaster against the Nationals, Mets fans are quick to forget the […]

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And Now A Word From Our Center Fielder

An article by posted on May 19, 2008

He teases us with his speed, dazzles us with his defense, and sometimes astounds us with his power this season. And he hasn’t even gotten warmed up yet. Carlos Beltran’s recovery from off-season knee surgery hasn’t gone as quickly as all of us have hoped, but signs of his return to form are suddenly evident. […]

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Hot as Fire or Cold as Ice?

An article by posted on May 17, 2008

Welcome back to the third installment of Hot or Not, the only list where you want to be in the hot seat. This week, I’ve had to consider many things besides from a player’s performance; otherwise the whole team would be Cold As Ice. Hot as FireMike Pelfrey: El Duque can take as long as […]

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A Change Is Gonna Come

An article by posted on May 16, 2008

I’m not going to try and write another blog about the struggles of the Mets. Keeping track of the wins and losses on my pocket schedule is painful enough. Clearly, something is "up" because of oh-too-familiar win one, lose one pattern of this entire month. I’m not going to go on about Mike Pelfrey’s gem […]

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Willie Randolph’s Approval Rating Plummets Amid Omar’s Vote Of Confidence

An article by posted on May 16, 2008

Before todays rained out contest, Omar Minaya reiterated his support for Willie Randolph during SNY’s pre game coverage. When asked if Randolph’s job was on the line he replied,  “Absolutely not, I am very supportive and will continue to support Willie Randolph.” Meanwhile, back at the ranch… Today we ran a poll to record our readers feelings […]

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