Mets Thoughts

Mission (Not) Accomplished

An article by posted on October 6, 2008

Maybe I’m mistaken but when we made a managerial change on June 17, I thought the purpose was to get us into the Post-Season. When Omar Minaya fired Willie Randolph in the early morning hours and replaced him with bench coach Jerry Manuel, I, along with most Mets fans, were hoping for the best. We […]

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Trading Wright is the Wrong Move

An article by posted on October 4, 2008

Earlier this week, Mike Francesa suggested trading David Wright because he is nowhere to be found in pressure games. This idea to me is laughable, mainly because 25-year-old Gold Glove 3rd baseman who average 29 homers and 114 RBI and hit over .300 in their first four seasons grow on trees. Don’t we wish? So […]

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Are The Mets Setting Their Sights On C.C. Sabathia?

An article by posted on October 3, 2008

There was interesting article this morning in the Record by Bob Klapisch, who suggests that their may be full-fledged bidding war between the Mets and Yankees for the services of C.C. Sabathia, He writes, The Yankees and Mets worlds are about to collide over their competition for CC Sabathia. The prize? CC Sabathia, who despite […]

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Will Omar Deliver K-Rod To Mets Fans?

An article by posted on October 3, 2008

Sometimes the New York media can be too brash, overbearing and relentless in their criticism of the Mets players and management. But, every now and then they can be very useful in how they can put pressure on a team to react to the demands of the fan base. It looks like this offseason, the […]

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So Long, Big Shea

An article by posted on October 3, 2008

Well we are four days removed from the final game of the season and the final game of Shea Stadium. I’ve had time to digest the fateful end am beginning to digest what happened this season. I was very lucky to have had the opportunity to attend the final game and closing ceremonies at Shea […]

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Do We Have a Rivalry with Philly?

An article by posted on October 2, 2008

About a week and a half ago, I was in a hurry so I grabbed a quick meal in my school’s cafeteria, and on TV was sportscenter. They were showing the Baseball races and I was watching it, and this guy next to me started cursing about the Mets and tried to see if I […]

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How Do We Fix The Mets?

An article by posted on October 1, 2008

Bryan Heyman of the Journal News had an interesting take on his five fixes for the New York Mets. Let me show you what he had and then I will add a couple of my own to his list. 1. Revamp the poison pen: Trade for a veteran closer, although the Mets appear wary of […]

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Johan Santana Wins Pitcher of the Month

An article by posted on September 30, 2008
Johan Santana Wins Pitcher of the Month

Johan Santana has won the National League Pitcher of the Month Award for September. As reported on MLB.com, Santana finished the month 4-0 with a 1.83 ERA. The left-hander will receive a specially-designed trophy to commemorate his Pitcher of the Month performance. Santana won that award five times for Minnesota in the American League when […]

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Should They Stay Or Should They Go

An article by posted on September 29, 2008

The following is a list of current Mets players. I’m thinking the Mets are going to hang on to their core players and basically do some major house cleaning as well. I have analyzed each player based just on my gut feeling, on a scale of 1-5. (1 means they are as good as gone, and […]

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2009 Is Gonna Be “Gangsta”

An article by posted on September 29, 2008

It was like the movie Groundhog Day. Except instead of waking up to Sonny & Cher every morning, once again, we are waking up the day after the Mets were eliminated from playoff contention in the last game of the season. Last year was heartbreaking because the lead lost and this year was heartbreaking because […]

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