Mets Thoughts

Something Is Missing From Citi Field

An article by posted on February 19, 2009
Something Is Missing From Citi Field

One of the things that makes me proudest to be a Mets fan is the way our team has always honored our past. While we keep one eye on the future, we never forget where we came from. The Mets have built a history of paying homage to our National League heritage. Our team colors […]

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All Time Mets Fantasy Team – First Base

An article by posted on February 19, 2009

Ever wanted to figure out what the all time best fantasy team would be comprised solely of New York Mets players based on actual single season stats? The only eligibility to qualify was that the player had to play the position the majority of the time for the Mets in that season. Here are twelve of […]

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K-Rod Couldn’t Have Said It Better!

An article by posted on February 18, 2009

It’s that time of year again.  Pitchers and catchers have reported to Spring Training and position players start reporting for workouts this week.  Fortunately for them the weather is in the high 60′s and up while we freeze here in New York waiting for the 2009 baseball season to start.  The Mets this year will […]

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Now That’s Much Better…

An article by posted on February 18, 2009

It looks like the Mets are attempting to make some amends regarding the whole drama that surrounded their inaugural patch for this seasons uniforms. At the risk of reigniting the silly “patch” controversy that developed last month, the Mets introduced another patch — not a replacement — Thursday.  The new one will adorn the left side of […]

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Having Your Cake and Eating It Too: Where to Bat Reyes

An article by posted on February 17, 2009

Jerry Manuel made a very casual comment the other day that he was going to try changing things in the order to not only give Castillo more confidence but also to make Reyes a better player, because really, you are only the leadoff batter once a game. If only there was a way for Reyes […]

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Hey Buddy, It’s Not Rocket Science

An article by posted on February 17, 2009

It may take a few more years before the zen of Rick Peterson wears off on me. There were no simple solutions and no easy answers for the complexities of putting together a starting rotation. New pitching coach Dan Warthen, doesn’t worry about such things anymore. He may not be in touch with his inner […]

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Are We Down To 102 Names On The List?

An article by posted on February 16, 2009

Quite possibly! We’ve all been wondering who are the remaining 103 names on the steroid list that A-Rod was found on. Names are being thrown around left and right, including St. Louis Cardinals first baseman, Albert Pujols and former Mets catcher, Mike Piazza. Here’s a name that I never really thought about, but is being […]

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Tim Redding: Number Five Starter Right Now?

An article by posted on February 16, 2009

I think most of us agree that Freddy Garcia has the inside track on the final rotation spot and that it’s his job to lose. However, in a post to his blog, David Lennon of Newsday writes: As of today, with everyone healthy, this is the Mets’ rotation to start the season: 1. Johan Santana2. Mike […]

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Santana Is Optimistic, Passes First Real Test

An article by posted on February 16, 2009

The Mets and Santana are taking no chances. Both sides have a vested interest in being cautious this spring with Santana who had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in the offseason. The Mets ace Johan Santana gets stronger each day, and yesterday he thre from the back mound which the Mets say was a significant […]

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Jerry Manuel On Luis Castillo And The Lineup

An article by posted on February 16, 2009

The following is transcribed from Jerry Manuels press conference this weekend. Q: Would you have Castillo lead off permanently?A: I would never do anything permanently. I’m talking regular season and that depends on how it looks, how it fits, how Jose fits maybe batting second, third, or whatever, there’s a lot of little different things […]

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