Mets Thoughts

Brian Schneider Blames His New Glove For Miscues

An article by posted on April 16, 2008

An interesting side note to today’s game that was reported by Jim Baumbach of Newsday. He writes… I also spoke with Brian Schneider about his trouble with catching the ball – he said he was using a new glove model this year for the first time in 10 or 11 years, and he never got […]

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Luis Castillo Complains Of Sore Knee Or Bruised Ego?

An article by posted on April 16, 2008

No sooner than being dropped to the number eight spot in the lineup due to a prolonged slump, Luis Castillo was hinting that he needs more time off to heal. The New York Post writes that when asked if he needs some time off, Castillo said: "Sometimes, I do. When I play three or four […]

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Pelfrey Blanks The Nats 6-0 As Wright Drives In Five

An article by posted on April 15, 2008

What a way to open a series! There were so many bright spots in this game I don’t know where to begin, but let me start with Mike Pelfrey who pitched a gem tonight at Shea Stadium. Pelfrey’s fastball was popping and his slider was devastating to the Nationals hitters. He pitched seven solid innings […]

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Just Another Manic Monday…

An article by posted on April 14, 2008

Happy Monday… kind of an oxymoron if you ask me. Right up there with “Smart Jock” and “Classy Phillies”.   It has been a rough week for our beloved Mets, which in turn makes it a worse week for fans. Hopefully starting Tuesday night against the “Gnats”, things will finally turn around. It’s a good […]

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Should We Go Back To A 3-4-5 of Beltran, Delgado and Wright?

An article by posted on April 14, 2008

Mets losses always get me to start thinking and yes even overreacting. I was wondering about a few things while I watched the game, and I wanted to discuss one of them with you. Last season we had to switch the 3-4-5 spots in the batting order because of Delgado’s slump. Now that he is […]

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Mets Lack Of Execution Gives Randolph The Willies

An article by posted on April 13, 2008

The usually mild mannered Willie Randolph, was anything but that during his post game press conference this afternoon. A visibly distraught Randolph was as critical of his team’s performance than at any time since he took control of the team. “That put a damper on a nice off-day, huh? Jeez,” Randolph said after the Mets […]

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Boo, What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing…

An article by posted on April 12, 2008

When listening to the opening introductions on the last Opening Day at Shea I intently heard the loud disdain for some members of the Phillies.  When Jimmy Rollins’ name was announced I think the boos were so loud it put another crack in the Liberty Bell.  OK I get it, I’ve been paying attention, I […]

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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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