Mets Thoughts

K-Rod To Mets One Step Closer To Reality

An article by posted on November 13, 2008

Yes it’s true, the word around those who are close to some Mets insiders, and those who are monitoring every word that K-Rod and his agent say, are all in agreement that the Mets would be a perfect fit for the most sought after closer. Can lightning strike twice in back to back off seasons […]

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Would Magglio Ordonez Be A Good Fit?

An article by posted on November 12, 2008
Would Magglio Ordonez Be A Good Fit?

Detroit Tigers GM, Dave Dombrowski recently revealed his off season game plan which focuses on three major team needs. “We have to weigh some needs for a catcher, at shortstop, and in our bullpen. We’ve talked to a lot of clubs. A lot happens between now and the Christmas holidays. I think there’ll be a […]

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K-Rod Lowers Demands From Five To Four Years, Should We Bite?

An article by posted on November 12, 2008

Yesterday. K-Rod’s agent Paul Kinzer was a guest on WFAN’s Boomer and Carton Show. He didn’t hide his attempt to endear Mets fans to his client. “(There are three to four teams in the running) besides the Mets,” Kinzer said. “It’s a good fit because he likes pitching in the big games on the big […]

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No Sour Grapes For Johan Santana

An article by posted on November 11, 2008

When the Mets went after Johan Santana last off season, some Mets fans were stoked, while others thought we either gave up too much to get him, or that we paid him too much to keep him. Fast forward 12 months later… I think it’s safe to say that there’s not one Mets fan who […]

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Why Aren’t The Mets Going After C.C. Sabathia?

An article by posted on November 11, 2008

It’s been assumed for most of the off season so far, that the Mets will be targeting starting pitchers like Derek Lowe, Brad Penny and A.J. Burnett. And while either of them would fit nicely into the Mets’ rotation, I first have to ask why not C.C. Sabathia or Roy Halladay or Jake Peavy? Last […]

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Take No Prisoners

An article by posted on November 11, 2008

Like a gift from the Baseball Gods, the ball fell from the heavens into the glove of left fielder Cleon Jones. Prayers were answered. The impossible dream became reality. As the champagne was sprayed in the clubhouse and the field was torn up by adoring fans, no one could have imagined it would take another […]

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David Wright Needs To Take A Chill Pill

An article by posted on November 8, 2008
David Wright Needs To Take A Chill Pill

Let me preface this post by saying David Wright is my favorite Met by far. Okay, that said, let me proceed with the utmost of caution… On the surface, David Wright had a phenomenal year at the plate, particularly in the RBI department. In 2009 he drove in 124 runners, so no complaints there, right? […]

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What A Remarkable Country… What A Remarkable City

An article by posted on November 8, 2008
What A Remarkable Country… What A Remarkable City

Sixty-one years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball, Barack Obama has broken the ultimate color barrier of all time, when he was elected to become the next President of the United States on Election Day. Our country has truly come full circle from the days of slavery to this momentous and monumental achievement. […]

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Brian Fuentes Pitches 4-Year Deal To The Mets

An article by posted on November 8, 2008

Tracy Ringolsby of the Rocky Mountain News is reporting that the agents for for free agent closer, Brian Fuentes have made a contract proposal to the New York Mets. The agents for Rockies closer and free agent Brian Fuentes reportedly put a four-year, $44 million proposal on the table to the Mets. Executives with Cleveland […]

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Willie Randolph Takes Bench Coach Job With Brewers

An article by posted on November 8, 2008

MLB.com is reporting that the Milwaukee Brewers today named Willie Randolph bench coach. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Melvin. “We are very pleased to add Willie to the organization as he brings recent National League expertise and success to our coaching staff,” said Melvin. “His reputation as a […]

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