Mets Thoughts

Willie Randolph Says He’d Love To Have Johan Santana

An article by posted on January 22, 2008

Here is the second part of the WFAN interview with Willie randolph by Chris Carlin and Kim Jones. The first part was posted earlier today. Carlos Delgado – He is not the fiery type or a boisterous leader, but he leads by example and you have to let people be who they are. He knows […]

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Willie Randolph Is Fired Up For The 2008 Season

An article by posted on January 22, 2008

Chris Carlin and Kim Jones of WFAN had Willie Randolph on as a guest yesterday, and he had a lot to say about a lot of things. After spending a good deal of time talking about the New York Giants, the conversation eventually moved on to the Mets. I transcribed it for you and will […]

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Monday Mets Minutes

An article by posted on January 21, 2008

After the disappointing end to the 2007 season, many Mets fans were forced to start thinking of the 2008 season even before the calendar changed. Morale is a big concern of mine. As a player, I would be thinking, hey, there were no major moves to change the make-up of this team, which means that […]

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Who Has The Best 1-2 Punch In The National League?

An article by posted on January 21, 2008

Finding something to blog about every day in the off season is not as easy as it may sound. That’s why every now and then you have to put up with my mindless ramblings and senseless outpourings… Today is one of those days as I decided to look at each National League team’s top two […]

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What Will The Mets Rotation Look Like In 2009?

An article by posted on January 19, 2008

After this season, not only will Pedro Martinez be a free agent, but Orlando Hernandez and Oliver Perez as well. It’s no secret that Oliver Perez wants to play for San Diego so he can be closer to home. On Friday, the Mets exchanged arbitration figures with Perez and the two parties were $2 million dollars […]

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I Can’t Wait To Bite Into A $6 Dollar Hot Dog Again

An article by posted on January 18, 2008

Happy Friday everybody! I hope everyone has had a productive and exciting week! Forgive my excitement folks, being a month away from pitchers and catchers reporting makes me do it.  I’m almost as jumpy as Robin Williams after 12 lattes, thinking about it. The fresh air, green grass, sound of bats cracking and leather popping, […]

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Would the Mets Go For Erik Bedard Instead?

An article by posted on January 15, 2008

Okay, okay, okay. So the recent hype has been about the Mets acquiring Johan Santana for Carlos Gomez, Mike Pelfrey, Philip Humber, Deolis Guerra, Kevin Mulvey, and 19-year-old phenom outfielder Fernando Martinez. I wouldn’t complete this deal if I was Omar Minaya. Fernando Martinez has the potential to be a star when he comes up. […]

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The Latest On Johan Santana, and Other Mets News…

An article by posted on January 15, 2008

Last night I watched Mets Hot Stove Baseball on SNY and of course the topic of Johan Santana reared its little head. In a light-hearted moment, Kevin Burkhardt asked Ken Rosenthal to predict where the Johan Santana would end up when all was said and done. Here is what he said… "At the risk of […]

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Hey Jimmy, We Still Think the Mets are the Team to Beat

An article by posted on January 14, 2008

According to a poll on Mets Hot Stove Live on SNY, 77% of viewers still believe the Mets are the team to beat. Personally, I believe the Mets do still have the best team. Top to bottom, the lineup is a force to be reckoned with. The pitching is another story. Was 2007 just a […]

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If At First You Don’t Succeed…

An article by posted on January 14, 2008

Carlos Delgado thought it would be easy to overcome a couple of off season surgeries, the birth of a new child and being the cleanup hitter for a team that was considered by many to be odds on favorite to become National League champs and compete in the 2007 World Series. He was expected to […]

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