Mets Thoughts

The REAL Beautiful Game

An article by posted on February 14, 2008

Finally, amid all of the turmoil with steroids, HGH, the Mitchell report and everything else, baseball is being played. I realize that it’s only spring training and full squad workouts do not begin for a few more days, but it’s still baseball. When I read yesterday that Johan Santana had already reported to Mets camp […]

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Mets Fans Say Farewell To A Shea Stadium Icon

An article by posted on February 10, 2008

From the early days that Shea Stadium first embraced their new team, the New York Mets, Karl Ehrhardt was a fixture at almost every game from 1964 through 1981. We all knew Karl by his more famous nickname, the “Sign Man”. He had become famous for holding up the most perfect signs throughout key moments […]

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Mets in Control Thanks to Johan

An article by posted on February 8, 2008

David Wright recently said that he believes the Phillies are still the team to beat <cue Jimmy Rollins>. "Philadelphia took care of us last year," he said, "They took care of business in the division. Going into this year, we have to take control again in the NL East." While I love David, I’m going to […]

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Thursday Ramblings

An article by posted on February 7, 2008

It has been a pretty good week for New York sports. First the Giants knock off the Patriots and win the Super Bowl, then Mets fans off season dreams became a reality with the introduction of Johan Santana. Forgive my childlike enthusiasm, but off season press conferences are kind of like Christmas morning…except they don’t […]

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Mets and Santana Begin a New Era

An article by posted on February 6, 2008

    The New York Mets proudly introduced their newest addition in a formal press conference today. Top ace pitcher Johan Santana is now officially a Met and very happy to be representing the great city of New York.  General manager Omar Minaya spoke first announcing, "It is an historic day today for the New York Mets franchise." After […]

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King of Queens

An article by posted on February 1, 2008

January 29th, 2008. It’s a day that will forever be recognized as one of the most significant days in the history of the New York Mets franchise. It’s not often you can acquire a good starting pitcher, none the less, the best one of the 21st century. Johan Santana pending a contract extension is going […]

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Laughingstocks to Leaders

An article by posted on January 31, 2008

Well, it finally happened. Johan Santana is (tentatively) a New York Met. I can’t speak for everyone but all of a sudden the grass is greener and the sky is bluer than it was a couple of days ago. All that stands in the way is a contract extension and all of the players passing […]

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What’s Everyone Saying About The Santana Deal?

An article by posted on January 30, 2008
What’s Everyone Saying About The Santana Deal?

The day after this brilliant trade by Omar was announced, we want to know what everyone is saying. It’s understandable that some people are leery until the deal is sealed, but I, for one, am a very proud Mets fan! Here are some quotes from around the league:  Braves GM Frank Wren - "Johan Santana is one of the […]

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All Hail Johan Santana, Omar Minaya Gets His Man!

An article by posted on January 29, 2008

After thousands of rumors, posts, blogs and articles, the Mets have trumped the Yankees and Red Sox won the Johan Santana sweepstakes! Baseball’s best pitcher is now a New York Met…  It was long time in developing, with most analysts and sportscasters giving the Mets little chance of getting Santana from the Twins. We have […]

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Billy Wagner Says Mets No Better Than Third Best In The NL East

An article by posted on January 28, 2008

Billy Wagner continues to make light of the Mets lackluster off season with some strongly worded comments about where the mets rank in the their division. In his opinion not only do the the Phillies rank ahead of the Mets, but the Atlanta Braves as well. The comments were made during SNY’s broadcast of Mets Hot […]

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