Mets Thoughts

Pedro Martinez Bumped To Monday, Jon Niese Gets The Start

An article by posted on September 13, 2008

The Mets have reshuffled the rotation and instead of Pedro Martinez pitching in the second game of the doubleheader, it will be rookie Jon Niese. Pedro will instead pitch the first game of the nationals series which begins on Monday. Oliver Perez will pitch tomorrow’s series finale as scheduled. Of course, our ace Johan Santana […]

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This Weekend in Baseball History: Sept 12-Sept 14

An article by posted on September 13, 2008

September 12: 1914: At only age 23, Yankees SS Roger Peckinpaugh becomes the youngest manager in baseball history . 1947: Ralph Kiner hits 2 HR’s, giving him 8 round trippers in just 4 days. 1962: Tom Cheney of Washington fans a record 21 batters (in 16 innings). 1962: With the Giants just 1 game behind […]

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A Look At Delgado’s Past MVP Type Seasons

An article by posted on September 12, 2008

While we can debate the merits of Carlos Delgado’s MVP candidacy this season, here are some close calls for Delgado in years past. 2005 Albert Pujols (1) .330 41 117 1.039 Delgado (6) .301 33 115 .981 2003 Alex Rodriguez (1) .298 47 118 .996 Delgado (2) .302 42 145 1.019 2000 Jason Giambi (1) .333 […]

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Ramon Castro Expected To Come Off DL Today

An article by posted on September 12, 2008

Ramon Castro, who has been on the disabled list with a strained right quadriceps, is expected to come off the disabled list for tonight’s game. Castro has been on the DL since Aug. 27. In 43 games, Castro is batting .242 with seven homeruns and 24 RBI’s. He does have a penchant for being a clutch […]

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The Continuing Saga Of Billy The Kid

An article by posted on September 12, 2008

In an exclusive interview with Mike Puma of the NY Post, Billy Wagner talks about the past, the present and the future. A few of his more interesting quotes were… About Playing Next Season – “I’ve played my last day as a Met, that’s the way it goes.” About This Season - ”To me, it’s more […]

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A Phillies Fan Lament

An article by posted on September 11, 2008

Here’s an interesting article from a Phillies fan who apparently is not afraid to hide the fact he is tired of chasing the Mets. The following is just a small part of the full article, so I encourage you to read the rest at The 700 Level. I’m tired of this. I’m tired of having to come […]

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The New Prince Of Thieves

An article by posted on September 11, 2008

Last night, while the Mets were messing around with your sanity, Jose Reyes took off for second base in the third inning and swiped his 48th base of the season. It was also his 282nd steal as a New York Met passing Mookie Wilson on the All Time Mets stolen base list. Jose Reyes is […]

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Leave Aaron Heilman In The Doghouse

An article by posted on September 11, 2008

Yesterday, Matt Cerrone over at MetsBlog asked “Where is Aaron Heilman?” My answer is… Who cares! Leave him in the damn doghouse where he belongs! Last night, Aaron Heilman made his first appearance in almost a week. He immediately walked the first batter he faced, bringing the tying run to the plate. One batter later he […]

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Different Season, Different Mets

An article by posted on September 10, 2008

Ok Mets fans, here we are in the middle of a pennant race, and I don’t know about you, but I am absolutely loving it!  I know that sounds like a plug for Mickey D’s, but this really is great!  In a way, part of me awaits the day when the Mets clinch (at home, of course) and […]

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What’s In A Name?

An article by posted on September 8, 2008

Okay, fellow Mets fans. I would like an honest opinion on this. Before I mention the name, what do you think of these stats for a pitcher: 177 hits allowed in only 153 innings, an ERA of 6.27 and a record of 10 wins and 10 losses. I would say these stats are less than […]

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