Mets Thoughts

Omar Is Exactly What The Mets Needed

An article by posted on March 12, 2007

I have to tip my cap to Billy Wagner, Tom Glavine, Jose Valentin and Julio Franco, who all supported Willie Randolph and his decision to suspend and fine Duaner for his lateness and poor work ethic. Each of them were very vocal about the importance of being focused this season and keeping your eyes on […]

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Hits And Misses From Mets Camp

An article by posted on March 9, 2007

Mets manager Willie Randolph announced yesterday that injured reliever Duaner Sanchez had been sent home for the day for repeated lateness. "He had been a little tardy for a couple of days," Randolph said. "We have a rule of being on time, so I sent him home to where he lives ." Randolph said he […]

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Battle For Mets Rotation Spot Wages On As Tom Glavine Shines

An article by posted on March 7, 2007

Tom Glavine continues to impress this spring as he pitched another 3 scoreless innings yesterday during the Mets 7-2 win over the Astros. He now has 5 scoreless innings in the early goings of the exhibition season and has only given up 4 hits. He certainly looks like he is ready to capture that 300th win and […]

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Jose Reyes Is Primed For An MVP Season!

An article by posted on March 4, 2007

Looks like I’m not the only one who thinks Jose Reyes has MVP potential. Check out this great article by Adam Rubin of the Daily News. In the article he quotes Carlos Delgado, Carlos Beltran, and David Wright, who all acknowledge what Jose Reyes means to the team. David Wright: "You look at Jose and he sets […]

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Steve Phillips Dumps On Mets On WFAN!

An article by posted on March 2, 2007
Steve Phillips Dumps On Mets On WFAN!

  Steve Phillips is at it again, and on Thursday afternoon on the "Mike and the Mad Dog" radio program on WFAN in New York, Steve Phillips predicted that the Mets would finish third in their division, that their starting pitching wouldn’t hold up at all and the Phillies and Braves would finish ahead of […]

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Mets Prospects Are Getting Rave Reviews

An article by posted on February 27, 2007

What an excellent column Ken Rosenthal wrote today for Fox Sports. After reading his story I feel so much better about the future of the Mets outfield beyond 2007. Maybe Omar knew exactly what he was doing when he signed Moises Alou to that one-year deal, and why he hung on to Shawn Green, whose […]

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5 Reasons The Mets Will Go To The World Series In 2007

An article by posted on February 21, 2007

In my heart of hearts, there is no doubt that last year was just a dress rehearsal for the New York Mets. Sure I was devastated as I watched that backdoor curve freeze Carlos Beltran in game 7 of the NLCS for the last out. But I also understood the significance of everything we witnessed […]

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Meet The Mets, Greet The Mets…

An article by posted on February 18, 2007

Although this offseason was not littered with any big name acquisitions and lavish press conferences unlike the last two seasons, the Mets will certainly have many new faces reporting to camp at their in Port St. Lucie complex this spring. Of course the team has also sustained some losses, and most notable among them were […]

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The Contenders: 9 Pitchers, 3 Spots, 1 Goal

An article by posted on February 18, 2007

  On a day that Willie Randolph proclaimed that only Tom Glavine and Orlando Hernandez were guaranteed a spot in the rotation, the stage had been set for New York’s very own reality show. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you, The Contenders: A Shea Stadium Showdown. First, lets meet the Executive Producers, Fred and Jeff Wilpon. This […]

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Heilman & Wagner: All Fired Up, and Last Word On Lastings!

An article by posted on February 17, 2007

It feels so good to have baseball back again. I have to admit it was a pretty long and boring offseason for Met fans, especially when we were left with the memory of that awful game 7 in our heads! Blah! They say the best thing to do after you fall off your horse, is to […]

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