Mets Thoughts

‘Ode to the New York Metropolitans

An article by posted on May 23, 2008

M is for the many games you’ve lost this year – Twenty three to be exact. It’s not even June yet. E is for every time you let us down. Every pop up with the bases loaded. Every runner stranded in scoring position. Every swing and a miss for strike three to end an inning. […]

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Over And Out – Lowly Mets Swept By High Flying Braves

An article by posted on May 22, 2008

Stopper my ass… Johan Santana provided no relief for a Mets team that continues to reel in what looks to be another disappointing season at best. The Mets have already been declared dead by Braves beat writers, and Mets beat writers might not be ready to print it, but they are certainly whispering it among […]

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Mets Need Some Firing and Some Firing Up

An article by posted on May 22, 2008

I think Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts said it perfectly on the FAN this morning… “Delgado’s got to go!” It’s true, maybe if the Mets grew some guts and cut their losses now, they would send a message to the rest of the team, insisting that there will be no more nonsense. This team is […]

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Church Injury Only Illustrates How Precarious The Mets Season Is

An article by posted on May 22, 2008

Frustrating… It’s the first word that jumps into my head whenever I hear the name of Moises Alou. All the good he does when he’s in the lineup is just washed away in one fell swoop whenever the injury bug strikes. I wonder if he’s even worth it… I wonder if we would be better […]

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I Think A Change Would Do Us Good

An article by posted on May 21, 2008
I Think A Change Would Do Us Good

Over the last couple of years I’ve learned so much about the game of baseball, I’m still no expert by far. But it doesn’t take an expert to see that something is majorly wrong with the 2008 Mets. With the spotlight on the team that was supposed to come back from the "worst collapse in […]

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Mets Losing Sight of the Real Deal

An article by posted on May 21, 2008

Alright already. Enough Willie-bashing. Enough clubhouse drama. Enough losing. Remember what you’re here for in the first place? To play baseball. To put on a show for the New York fans. To win a championship. I just don’t get it – over the weekend, I saw something in this team that I didn’t see for […]

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Wilpon May Fire Willie Over His Racy Comments

An article by posted on May 21, 2008

The fact that the Mets have been playing uninspired baseball for almost a year may not be Willie’s undoing… The fact that the Mets have been a .500 team for almost a year may not be his undoing either. The truth of the matter is that  Willie’s own mouth may be what catapults him out […]

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A Mets Icon: Mike Piazza Calls It A Career!

An article by posted on May 20, 2008
A Mets Icon: Mike Piazza Calls It A Career!

It’s with some sadness and also great joy to report that Mike Piazza has announced his retirement today. In a statement released by his agent, Mike said the following… “After discussing my options with my wife, family and agent, I felt it was time to start a new chapter in my life. It has been […]

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What Happens When A Third Of Your Payroll Is Wrapped Up In 3 Under-Performing Players?

An article by posted on May 20, 2008
What Happens When A Third Of Your Payroll Is Wrapped Up In 3 Under-Performing Players?

Today I read an interesting article penned by the talented Josh Curtis of the New York Observer. In the article, Josh conveys an interesting alternative as to why the Mets and the Yankees find themselves in the same quandary with regard to fan expectations versus team performance. He takes a rather interesting look at a […]

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Mets Leave Behind That Foul Stench At Yankee Stadium

An article by posted on May 19, 2008

Who’s feeling good this morning? There’s nothing better than going to work or school with the glorious feeling that the Mets swept the shortened Subway Series and helped to bury the Yankees further in last place. Despite the drama that unfolded right after the disaster against the Nationals, Mets fans are quick to forget the […]

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