Mets Thoughts

Does Omar Minaya Deserve An Extension?

An article by posted on September 6, 2008

I hate tropical storms… Especially tropical storms with funny names that rhyme with banana… I”m sitting home, bored out of my mind… no baseball, no good movies on the tube, so I figure, let me read some other Mets blogs. And so I did. I came across the following excerpt in a post by Andrew […]

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This Weekend In Baseball History: Sept 5–Sept 7

An article by posted on September 6, 2008

September 5: 1908: Nap Rucker of the Brooklyn Superbas strikes out 14 and no-hits the Boston Braves. 1914: A young pitcher for the AAA Providence Grays named Babe Ruth hits the first home run of his professional career. 1922: With his 2287th strikeout, Walter Johnson passes Cy Young and becomes Baseball’s All-Time Strikeout King. 1954: […]

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The Remaining Schedule Favors The Mets

An article by posted on September 5, 2008

The following is the remaining schedule for the Mets and Phillies. Phillies (13 at home, six on the road): three vs. Florida, four vs. Milwaukee, three at Atlanta, three at Florida, three vs. Atlanta, and three vs. Washington. Mets (12 at home, seven on the road): two vs. Washington, three vs. Atlanta, four at Washington, […]

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Billy Wagner Will Return After The Weekend Series

An article by posted on September 5, 2008

According to several reports that are citing Mets sources, Billy Wagner will be activated on Tuesday when he becomes eligible to come off the disabled list. The Mets are an impressive 21-9 since Wagner was put on the disabled list, but there is no denying how much he has been missed in the bullpen. Yesterday, […]

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Dan Murphy In At Second Base, Luis Castillo Out!

An article by posted on September 5, 2008

Adam Rubin of the Daily News had this interesting blurb buried at the end of his column this morning. Luis Castillo signed a four-year, $25 million contract last winter. But the Mets are signaling they intend to shop the second baseman this offseason, even if it means eating some contract. Daniel Murphy, who has settled […]

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The Mets Control Their Own Destiny

An article by posted on September 5, 2008

The calendar has turned to the point that proved to be the demise of the 2007 New York Mets. September has arrived once again, after an offseason filled with questions of a possible mental hangover, the Mets of this campaign appear poised to lay those demons to rest. Entering the Summer Olympic Games a few […]

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A Field Goal Up.

An article by posted on September 4, 2008

Three up on the Phillies in the NL East with 22 left to play. Not in as good shape (standings-wise) than the 2007 Mets at this time. At this time last year, the Mets had a stronger lead in the NL East.  However, last year, at this point, the writing was on the wall.  2007 […]

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Perfect Timing For Carlos Beltran To Get Hot

An article by posted on September 4, 2008

Let’s give it up for Carlos Beltran! The knock on Beltran after his first season with the Mets was that he was soft. How ridiculous… He is anything but soft. Time and time again we have seen him crash into walls, limping off the field, and what not. And yet each and every time he […]

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Bobby Parnell Gives The Bullpen Someone Who Can Throw Heat

An article by posted on September 3, 2008

Josh Thomson of the Journal News spoke to September callup and top Mets prospect, Bobby Parnell. The Mets’ top pitching prospect, Jonathon Niese, got the start last night, but perhaps the next best young arm is Bobby Parnell. The 6-foot-3 right-hander was among 10 call-ups, nine of whom joined the team when rosters expanded yesterday. The […]

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Generation K – Deja` Vu All Over Again

An article by posted on September 2, 2008

When Mets fans first heard the term Generation K back in the nineties, it would invoke hope and dreams of a Mets dynasty. The term referred to three highly touted Mets prospects; Jason Isringhausen, Bill Pulsipher and best of all, Paul Wilson. They were supposed to lead the Mets from relative obscurity to the World […]

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