Mets Thoughts

Where Will All Of This Lead Us?

An article by posted on October 26, 2008

It seems like an eternity since the Mets’ season crashed and burned into another bitter end. The last three weeks have enabled us to dissect the failures and successes of what could have been, and all of us seem to have our own answers and our own fixes for this team that we all love so […]

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Fernando Tatis Wins Comeback Player of the Year

An article by posted on October 23, 2008
Fernando Tatis Wins Comeback Player of the Year

The Mets got some good news today as the winners of this season’s Players Choice Comeback Players of the Year were announced. Fernando Tatis was the overwhelming choice in the National League. The following is from the official announcement… Perseverance and dedication took center stage today as Major League baseball players named Cleveland Indians pitcher […]

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K-Rod Is Back On The Table

An article by posted on October 22, 2008

About two weeks ago, several bloggers including myself, raised the specter of not getting too caught up in the Mets going after Angels closer, Frankie Rodriguez. Many different sources were cited and even some of the signals we were getting from the organization seemed to be in par with the Mets not really considering K-Rod […]

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# 37, Casey Stengel

An article by posted on October 21, 2008

This week I will start an off-season feature where I’ll take a look back at the life and career of some influential people, both on and off the field, in the history of our beloved Mets. It’s only fitting that the initial one be dedicated to our first manager. Charles Dillon Stengel was born in […]

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Get Rid Of Castillo Or Get Ready For The Boo Birds At CitiField

An article by posted on October 19, 2008

Whether it is deserved or not, Luis Castillo has become the poster boy for last seasons failures… even though it was the bullpen that was the main culprit. The way I see it, Luis Castillo has become to 2008, what Guillermo Mota was to the 2007 season. It doesn’t matter if we get anything in […]

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A Pair Of Aces And Manny Too

An article by posted on October 18, 2008

Just Show Me The Money! For those of you who still have a soft spot for Manny Ramirez and yearn for Omar Minaya to land talented and controversial outfielder, here is what he had to say to reporters as he left the Los Angeles Dodger’s clubhouse for what could be the last time. “I’m not […]

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It Can Only Get Better From Here

An article by posted on October 17, 2008

Watching our arch rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies, get to the World Series guaranteed that this off-season is going to be particularly longer (and particularly more painful) than usual. But lets face it: the Phillies deserve it. They played with heart while we played like we were dead. Their offense came through in the clutch and […]

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Waiting For Next Year… And It’s Alright

An article by posted on October 14, 2008

The 2008 Mets went quietly into the night. There was no fanfare, no curtain calls. The final chants ever shouted at Shea of Lets Go Mets were more out of desperation than of hope. As we reached into our gut one final time, we were dreaming of summoning the ghosts of rallies past. That did […]

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This Week in Baseball History: Oct 13–Oct 16

An article by posted on October 13, 2008

October 13: 1903: The 1st World Series ever played is completed as the Boston Pilgrims defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 and take the series, 5 games to 3. 1914: The Boston Braves, who were in last place in mid-July, rebound to win the World Series. “The Miracle Braves” defeat the Philadelphia A’s in the first […]

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What’s The Knock On This Guy?

An article by posted on October 12, 2008

Quick, only one active player has hit 40 or more homeruns and drawn 100 or more walks for five consecutive seasons. Who is he? The answer is Adam Dunn. For some reason whenever Dunn’s name comes up as a potential candidate to takeover in left field, you get more jeers than cheers… more thumbs down […]

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The Mets Are Not Trading Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on October 11, 2008

One of things I love most about the Hot Stove season is all the interesting trade rumors that we hear from the teams and the press that follows them. That being said, one of the drawbacks is all of the false claims and rumors that are not based on any legitimate information. In the last […]

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