Mets Thoughts

Our Minor League System Is Not Barren… It’s The Envy Of Baseball!

An article by posted on August 24, 2008

I just finished reading this great interview Steve Serby of the NY Post conducted with Mets prospect Dan Murphy. Here are some of my favorite excerpts from the interview but please be sure to check out the full text and view the video he has too. Q: Your first home run . . . was […]

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With Just A 1 1/2 Game Lead Are The Mets Playing With Fire?

An article by posted on August 24, 2008

This has been one heck of a season. It has taken me from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs. The agony and ecstasy of the 2008 season has been just that. For now, the Mets hold on to a slim 1 1/2 game lead over last seasons defending N.L. East champs, the […]

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And They Keep On Rolling!

An article by posted on August 23, 2008

Happy Saturday Mets fans! And welcome to another installment of Hot or Not! The main story this week is the return of both Ryan Church and Luis Castillo. I thought sweeping the Braves would be more bittersweet, but I guess our anger and resentment now resides in Philadelphia. The Mets have won 10 out of […]

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Mets Top Pick Brad Holt Continues To Dominate!

An article by posted on August 23, 2008
Mets Top Pick Brad Holt Continues To Dominate!

The Mets had three of the first 33 picks in this years Annual Baseball Draft. And while the first two picks have yet to impress, Brad Holt who chosen at number 33 overall, has opened eyes all over the baseball world. He first burst onto the scene when he made his professional debut with Brooklyn Cyclones and […]

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Mets Playoff Push – It’s Now Or Never!

An article by posted on August 23, 2008

The baseball gods must be smiling down upon the New York Mets this season. While most of us complained about the four west coast trips in April and May, the good thing about that grueling ordeal is that it’s smooth sailing from here on in. The only ones that can keep the Mets from winning […]

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We Might Just Have an MVP on our Hands!

An article by posted on August 22, 2008

Listed below are the 2007 stats of two players that were discussed in the MVP race. And no cheating! Player A: .325 AVG/ 30 HR/ 107 RBI/ 34 SB/ .416 OBP/ .546 SLG Player B: .296 AVG/ 30 HR/ 94 RBI/ 41 SB/ .344 OBP/ .531 SLG Now, here are the 2008 stats of the […]

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Pay Delgado His $12 Million, Or Pay Him $4 Million To Play For Someone Else?

An article by posted on August 22, 2008
Pay Delgado His $12 Million, Or Pay Him $4 Million To Play For Someone Else?

It may be too early to start considering whether or not the Mets should pick up the team option for 2009 on Carlos Delgado for next season… or maybe not… The post Willie Randolph era has proved to be a lift for many of the current Mets, but nobody has lifted their production more than […]

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This Weekend in Baseball History: Aug 22–August 24

An article by posted on August 22, 2008

AUGUST 22 1886: As Reds outfielder Abner Powell is chasing a ball hit into the gap, he is attacked by a stray dog that has run onto the field. With the dog tearing at his pant leg, Jimmy Wolfe of Louisville rounds the bases with an inside-the-park HR. 1934: The Red Sox defeat the White […]

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They Won’t Have Billy Wagner To Kick Around Anymore

An article by posted on August 20, 2008

It wasn’t long ago, when on the night before the start of the All Star Break, Billy Wagner blew a save and reaped the wrath of many Mets fans who growled at the thought of Wags being the lone representative for the Mets in the 2008 All Star game. Thanks to a last minute injury, David […]

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Your Morning Cup-A-Joe (John Maine Is Not A Closer Edition)

An article by posted on August 19, 2008

John Maine has pitched in two games since returning from the disabled list. He has totaled ten scoreless innings allowing just three hits and striking out nine batters. Rather than giving him props for returning as strong as he has, many are concerned about the number of pitches he is throwing during both those outings. […]

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