Mets Thoughts

The Sheets Hits The Fan During Johan’s Shea Debut

An article by posted on April 12, 2008

Ben Sheets rained all over Johan Santana’s Shea Stadium debut, and masterfully out-pitched our new ace as the Milwaukee Brewers topped the Mets 5-3 on Saturday. Three home runs by Bill Hall, Rickie Weeks and Gabe Kapler helped end Santana’s day and a three-game losing streak. He lasted 6 2-3 innings and allowed five runs […]

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Same Old Song and Dance?

An article by posted on April 11, 2008

When Angel Pagan hit the game winning single in the bottom of the 12th inning yesterday, it marked the first time I was excited for the Mets, and I mean really excited for the Mets, since Johan Santana opened up the season in Miami. Really though, the Mets were playing Triple-A players and Hanley Ramirez […]

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Mets Fans Are the Most Passionate and Expressive Fans in Baseball

An article by posted on April 11, 2008

Add to that knowledgeable, loyal, indiscriminate, relentless, forgiving, unforgiving, manic and obsessive… fill in the rest.   We can be found all over the country and in every corner of the world. Every now and then I enjoy looking at our site statistics and marvel at the places some of our readers come from. Just this […]

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Mets Can Exhale As Big Pelf Arrives

An article by posted on April 10, 2008
Mets Can Exhale As Big Pelf Arrives

Perhaps as crucial as adding Johan Santana was to the Mets pitching staff over the off-season, was general manager Omar Minaya’s decision to retain Mike Pelfrey. After all, at the time of the deal he was the most developed young pitcher the organization had to speak of. Philip Humber and Kevin Mulvey possessed promise, but […]

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Will Mike Pelfrey Force Omar Minaya’s Hand

An article by posted on April 9, 2008

For every action there is a reaction. If Mike Pelfrey fails to deliver a solid performance, the reaction by Mets General Manager, Omar Minaya will be quick and far-reaching. After bringing perhaps baseball’s best pitcher in Johan Santana this off-season, things have gotten sour in a hurry in what was portrayed as a formidable starting rotation. […]

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Top 10 Reasons You Know It’s Going To Be A Long Season

An article by posted on April 9, 2008

10. Carlos Delgado finally hits his first homerun, and the Homerun Apple gets stuck half way up.9. Scott Schoeneweis is booed when he enters the game, and cheered as he leaves the game.8. The hot dogs are the same price but now they are an inch shorter.7. Mr. Met slips on a discarded Lastings Milledge baseball card that […]

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Mets Home Opener Not All That

An article by posted on April 9, 2008

How about a little fan poll to get the ball rolling today?  Ok, which of the following best describes the 2008 Mets Home Opener? A.  a total disappointment B.  a nightmare on Roosevelt Ave C.  an embarrassment beyond belief D.  a belated April Fool’s joke E.  all of the above If you said E, you […]

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Will Willie Randolph Make It To Memorial Day?

An article by posted on April 8, 2008

Unless the Mets fortunes change dramatically in the next few weeks, the answer to that question is a resounding no. Willie will NOT last past Memorial Day. Mets fans who are still disenchanted from 2007 have already begun calling for his head after barely a week into the season. One reader says, “Why shouldn’t we […]

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Luis Castillo: Just What The Mets Didn’t Kneed

An article by posted on April 8, 2008

Luis Castillo has been replaced in the 4th inning of todays game by Damion Easley. Apparently the right knee that was supposedly taken care of in the off season is just as creaky and as weak as ever. Castillo complained of soreness after running to catch a foul pop-up in the first inning and tried to […]

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The Braves Can’t Wipe This Smile From My Face

An article by posted on April 7, 2008

Consistency, the mark of a true champion..   Winning teams throughout the history of sports more often than not are found to be models of consistency. The timely base hit, homerun or RBI, even clutch play from a quarterback as time expires to lead their teams to victory, snatching it from the jaws of defeat. […]

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