Mets Thoughts

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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Dan Murphy Is Sizzling Hot In Arizona

An article by posted on November 5, 2008

Somebody slow this guy down! Dan Murphy continues to rake in the Arizona Fall League as evidenced by another big game last night. MLB.com reports that Murphy homered and hit a walk-off double to lead Peoria over Mesa, 13-12, on Tuesday to push the Saguaros past the the Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League […]

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Luis Castillo, Meet Guillermo Mota

An article by posted on November 4, 2008

When we acquired Luis Castillo on Deadline Day 2007, I thought that getting an everyday second baseman was exactly what the club needed. While Castillo performed in August and September, the club historically collapsed (how long will we be hearing those words in a sentence?). Based on Castillo’s performance in August and September, Omar Minaya […]

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Wouldn’t Matt Holliday Solve A Few Problems For The Mets?

An article by posted on November 3, 2008

The Mets need an everyday leftfielder… The Mets need a reliable right handed bat to balance the lineup… The Mets need a disciplined and patient hitter in the lineup… The Mets need someone who can hit in the clutch in their lineup… Only one player can solve all of these problems and is definitely available, his […]

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Carlos Beltran Named Best Centerfielder In Baseball

An article by posted on November 3, 2008

Bill James who is as venerated and respected as they come, especially from MLB statisticians, analysts and baseball junkies everywhere, just unveiled his selections for the 2008 Baseball Fielding Awards. Carlos Beltran was named the best fielding centerfielder in baseball for the second time in his career. Here is what Bill James had to say… Center Field – Carlos Beltran, […]

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Elias Sports Bureau Free Agent Player Rankings

An article by posted on November 2, 2008

ESPN listed the newly updated Elias Sports Bureau free agent rankings. These rankings are used to determine compensation for a team that loses a Type A or B free agent. The list looks like it includes players who probably will have their options picked up. Type A Free Agents Mark Teixeira, C.C. Sabathia, Bobby Abreu, Doug Brocail, […]

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Rollins, Phillies and their Opinions of the Mets

An article by posted on November 1, 2008

This is almost becoming comical at this point. When the Phillies were in the World Series, they were talking about how every team in the NL East hates the Mets. When they won the World Series, their fans were bringing signs telling Mets fans to look at their trophy. Now with their parade, they called […]

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