Mets Thoughts

Hey Mr. Rollins, Are the Phillies STILL the Team to Beat?

An article by posted on October 8, 2007

Good Evening, Mets fans, and Happy 2nd Monday of the off-season…  I’ll make it short and sweet today… The Phillies were NOT the team to beat in 2007, in fact, the Mets were.  And the only reason Philadelphia was able to rise to the top of the NL East is not on their own success, but […]

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Your Mets Hot Stove Season Has Come – Part 2 of 3

An article by posted on October 8, 2007

On Friday I took a look at all of the weaknesses the Mets needed to address this off-season, and focused on why they should re-sign both Luis Castillo and Paul Lo Duca. This morning I wanted to delve into the outfield situation. Let’s start with left field which was handled quite well by Moises Alou […]

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Your Mets Hot Stove Season Has Come – Part 1 of 3

An article by posted on October 6, 2007

With the first two considerable moves of the off-season now out of the way, the Mets are in full hot stove mode. With Tom Glavine declining his player option and Willie Randolph officially being retained, the Mets must now go about the business of filling some major flaws and in the process, resurrect the confidence […]

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Losing Makes Me Snippy

An article by posted on October 4, 2007

Well, here we go, another fall and winter filled with free agents and trade rumors. Granted, part of me always enjoys the off season. Who is going where? Why and for how much? Let me just say that losing that 7 game lead hurt almost as badly as that Yadier Molina home run in the […]

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Is This The Mets Cable Network, Or Not?

An article by posted on October 3, 2007

Before I start this off season debating, assessing, and blogging about the team, I must first address an issue that has bugged me all year long… I’m talking about the Mets cable network SNY. For months and months I have been bombarded with way too much Yankees coverage and not enough coverage of the team that pays the […]

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They Are All To Blame…

An article by posted on October 2, 2007

Who do we blame exactly? Perhaps the most puzzling questions being swirled around the fall winds of Flushing are not that of who Omar Minaya should keep and who should be shipped to Osh Gosh for a bag of balls. Rather they are centered on responsibility… and who indeed is accountable for the demise of […]

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Mets News: The Walking Wounded

An article by posted on October 2, 2007

John Maine learned that he has been playing with a bad hip for most of the second half after receiving the results of an MRI. It may explain the big drop off in his performance shortly after the All-Star break. He will learn later today whether he will need surgery. If he does, it will […]

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Omar And Willie: Joined At The Hip

An article by posted on October 2, 2007

It is being reported in several sources that Mets General manager, Omar Minaya will soon meet with the ownership group to present his plan for 2008. We have learned that Omar, will suggest keeping Willie Randolph on as the manager for the 2008 season. Several reports suggest that the Wilpon’s have told Omar that if […]

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Break Up The Mets?

An article by posted on October 2, 2007

That’s what Jon Heyman of SI.com thinks in this morning’s column… Following one of the bigger collapses in major league history, the Mets need to make some significant personnel changes for 2008. They simply can’t come back with the same team. They couldn’t possibly sell that to the public. More important, they couldn’t sell it […]

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Breaking News: Schoeneweis Linked To Steroids Shipments

An article by posted on October 1, 2007

ESPN is reporting that Mets reliever Scott Schoeneweis has been implicated in the ongoing steroids investigation of Signature Pharmaceuticals. The investigation has already led to 21 arrests and 10 guilty pleas. The source who reviewed the invoices said that Schoeneweis spent $1,160 on the steroids. He received five packages from May 2003 through 2004, five […]

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