Mets Thoughts

Oliver Perez Will Get It Done

An article by posted on September 28, 2008

Are you nervous? Well, you should be… But at the same time you should be excited as well. This afternoon, as the Mets close out Shea Stadium with pomp and circumstance, Oliver Perez will take the mound and depending on which Oliver Perez shows up, the Mets may or may not play baseball again beyond […]

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Back From The Dead: Mets Back In The Wild Card!

An article by posted on September 28, 2008

The Milwaukee Brewers have just lost to the Chicago Cubs and are now tied with the New York Mets for the National League Wild Card! Just when you thought we were out… they dragged us back in… What a thrill ride this is shaping up to be… The Mets will now send Oliver Perez to […]

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Phillies Are Crowned NL East Champs

An article by posted on September 27, 2008

Any chance of the Mets trying to win the division has just come to an end. Only moments agao, the Philadelphia Phillies have defeated the Washington Nationals. As reported on phillies.com, closer Brad Lidge sealed Saturday’s 4-3 Phillies win over the Nationals and captured a second straight National League East title — Philadelphia’s first back-to-back […]

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Game Preview: Cubs vs Mets, The Most Important Game of the Year

An article by posted on September 27, 2008

Today is the most important game of the year. If the Mets want a chance at the postseason, they must win today. This is a back against the wall, we need outside help as well, situation. So we need a win and then pray for a Brewers loss. Rightfully so, Santana will be taking the […]

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Shea Deserves Better Than This

An article by posted on September 27, 2008

Okay, it might not be as storied as Yankee Stadium but it still doesn’t change the fact that Shea Stadium is also closing, being knocked down, and destined to be a parking lot for Citi Field. I’m angry with the Mets right now. It seems like every year around this time, we turn into a […]

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The Price Of Failure Can Be Costly

An article by posted on September 27, 2008

The Mets are desperate. “We really, really have put ourselves in a tough spot,” manager Jerry Manuel said. “And we’re the only ones to blame for that. We had opportunities and didn’t get it done.” Desperate times call for desperate measures. The Mets are asking Johan Santana to pitch on three days rest and start in […]

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Marlins Reel In Mets Playoff Hopes

An article by posted on September 27, 2008

Almost to the exact day as last year, the Mets find themselves again on the verge of elimination at the hands of the Florida Marlins. What is it about the Mets that can energize and motivate a team like the Marlins to deriving such pleasure from delivering the final blow to the Mets? Former Mets catcher […]

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This Weekends Probables – It’s The Final Countdown

An article by posted on September 26, 2008

Here we go Mets fans! It’s been quite a year of ups and downs for the Mets, but we are still alive and well and that’s all that matters. The Mets enter the final three games in second place and only one game behind the Philadelphia Phillies. They are in a flat-footed tie with the […]

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The Textbook Definition Of Choke

An article by posted on September 25, 2008

Choke – [chohk] verb 2007 New York Mets 2008 New York Mets   Should the 2008 New York Mets find their way into the playoffs, should they make to the big dance, should they be crowned World Series Champs this year, I will not look back on the 2008 New York Mets as a team […]

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An Opportunity That Crumbled Before Our Very Eyes

An article by posted on September 25, 2008

Last night’s loss will reverberate with this team for a long time. It may just have been the most demoralizing loss of the season. It was clearly a maddening display of poor execution at the plate and a lack of pure baseball instincts and intellect. David Wright swinging wildly at ball four in the ninth inning with […]

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