Mets Must Be Brave and Beat Braves!

An article by posted on August 7, 2007

It is imperative that the Mets not just take this series, but sweep it. Taking two out of three games only gains one game in the standings, while sweeping gains three.  When the Mets last left Atlanta, they were only one and a half games ahead of the Braves. Since then, they have played just […]

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From The Orange Seats – The Future is Bright… Real Bright

An article by posted on August 7, 2007

This will be my last blog for August, both ‘Orange Seats and the Minor League Report. I’m taking a two-week vacation with my family. So, yeah. I’ll be back the 26th. On with the blog! Sitting in front of a computer while watching some SNY made me think, what does the future hold for us? […]

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Monday Mets Minutes

An article by posted on August 6, 2007

FYI… I figured I would make my Monday posts about my observations over the past week…so here goes… First off, congratulations to Tom Glavine for winning number 300!! I thought it was going to be another long stretch before we saw it, like waiting for the Mets to clinch last year! Well, it wasn’t saved […]

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Here Come The Braves: Will The Mets Be Ready This Time?

An article by posted on August 6, 2007

After allowing the dust to settle and the smoke to clear on the hoopla that was Tom Glavine’s 300th career victory, the Mets now have a far more significant matter at hand. With the milestone put in the rear view mirror, the focus is squarely set on the Atlanta Braves. They head to Flushing this […]

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Congratulations Tom Glavine!

An article by posted on August 5, 2007

After blowing Tom Glavine’s first attempt to win game 300, the Mets bats came alive and the bullpen was able to hang on to beat the Cubs 8-3 and secure the historic win for Glavine. Once again Tom’s family was on hand to witness the big win in a game that was fraught with plenty […]

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Pedro Martinez Leaves The Field To A Thunderous Ovation…

An article by posted on August 3, 2007

Mets.com tells us that Pedro Martinez showed up at Tradition Field believing he would throw about 45 pitches in a simulated game. He ended up throwing 67 and later declared that he has more knowledge now that all the work he’s done in overcoming rotator cuff surgery has been worth it. "I feel better about […]

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Four Reasons Why I Love The Luis Castillo Trade

An article by posted on July 30, 2007

As you all know by now, the Mets acquired second baseman Luis Castillo from the Twins, for Minor League catcher Drew Butera and Minor League outfielder Dustin Martin. I think it’s a great deal for the Mets and here are four reasons why. 1. The Number Two Spot – The acquisition of Luis Castillo finally solves the never […]

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How I “Met” the American Pastime

An article by posted on July 30, 2007

I love New York. No, really, I mean it – I looooove New York. Born in Flushing just minutes from Shea, it was inevitable that I would grow up to be a Mets fan. Dad was a die-hard fan; so was Mom. Both were originally Brooklyn Dodgers fans, growing up in Brooklyn. So it was no […]

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It’s Official – Mets acquire Luis Castillo from Twins

An article by posted on July 30, 2007

According to FOXSports, Mets acquired second baseman Luis Castillo from the Twins for Class AA catcher Drew Butera and Class A outfielder Dustin Martin. Castillo will replace Jose Valentin as the starting second basemen. With the Twins, Luis Castillo is batting .304 with 18 RBIs and a .356 on-base percentage. In my opinion, a great […]

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John Maine – A Met Whose Time Has Come

An article by posted on July 29, 2007

Emerging from the depths of mediocrity midway through the Mets historical 2006 run to the NLCS was 26 year old John Maine. He arrived to the “big show” early in May after now former Met hurler Brian Bannister went down with a severe hamstring injury. At that moment, not one single Met fan could tell […]

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