Tag: Josh Thole

From Left Field: Don’t Sleep On Lucas May

An article by posted on March 15, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Don’t Sleep On Lucas May

Ever since Mike Piazza’s departure, the catcher position for the Mets has been in a state of flux. Paul LoDuca, Brian Schneider, Rod Barajas, Henry Blanco and Ronny Paulino are just some of the catchers to suit up behind the dish. Last season, the Mets handed the mask to young Josh Thole, and he seems […]

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Collins Sets Thole Straight, Says No. 1 Job Is Up For Grabs

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments

Josh Thole’s honeymoon period with the Mets is officially over. No more kid glove treatment, no more excuses, time to man up… That was pretty much the message that Terry Collins delivered yesterday to Josh Thole according to Andy Martino of the Daily News. “Basically, what I told him was that last year was not […]

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Get To Know Mets Catcher Mike Nickeas

An article by posted on February 21, 2012 0 Comments
Get To Know Mets Catcher Mike Nickeas

I had a chance to do a Q&A with NY Mets catcher Mike Nickeas the other day. Mike was nice enough to take the time to field a whole slew of questions I threw at him, regarding his defense, his hitting, working with Josh Thole, and lot’s of other stuff. Mike is working hard this […]

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It’s Now Or Never For Josh Thole

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
It’s Now Or Never For Josh Thole

David Lennon reports in Newsday, that Josh Thole has worked intensely with Mets catching coordinator Bob Natal this offseason in an effort to prevent a recurrence of the defensive issues that plagued him in 2011. “I’m getting to a point where we’re not in a trial-and-error period anymore,” Thole said. “It is what it is. If I don’t […]

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Mets Offseason Targets: C Jason Jaramillo

An article by posted on December 16, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Targets: C Jason Jaramillo

Another player I believe would be an interesting pickup for the Mets is the recently non-tendered catcher Jason Jaramillo, formerly of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jaramillo, 29, has been hampered by injuries in the past and the rigors of being an everyday catcher are seemingly too much for him to handle. But he may prove to be a […]

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2011 Player Review: Josh Thole, C

An article by posted on November 16, 2011 0 Comments

We began our review of the 2011 Mets by examining their free agents and players the team will consider tending contracts to. We started evaluating the rest of the roster, beginning with infielder Ruben Tejada and continue today with catcher Josh Thole. Tomorrow: Ike Davis. JOSH THOLE – C THE SKINNY: Thole turned heads in […]

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The Mets Catching Situation

An article by posted on November 4, 2011 0 Comments

In a Mets offseason that will be dominated by one huge name—Jose Reyes—other major needs may go overlooked. That’s partially because the Mets will try hard to keep Reyes and also because the team is still not financially sound. When we think of the Mets roster, we immediately say we need pitching, pitching and more […]

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Capuano Pitches A Complete Game Shutout in 6-0 Win Against Braves

An article by posted on August 26, 2011 0 Comments
Capuano Pitches A Complete Game Shutout in 6-0 Win Against Braves

Chris Capuano had by far his best outing of the season, and possibly the best outing for a Mets starter in their 6-0 win against the Braves Game Notes Chris Capuano was lights out from the jump, and the Braves couldn’t put anything together against Cap. Capuano had a complete game shutout, giving up two […]

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Dickey Gives It His All As Hairston’s Clutch Homer Lifts Mets To 5-2 Win

An article by posted on July 9, 2011 0 Comments
Dickey Gives It His All As Hairston’s Clutch Homer Lifts Mets To 5-2 Win

R.A. Dickey pitched a great game, and a big home run in the ninth by Scott Hairston put the Mets ahead and they would go on to win, 5-2 against the Giants. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out and pitched a very good game, fighting through his injury to keep the Mets in the game and also […]

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Beltran & Bay Slam Tigers In 14-3 Mauling

An article by posted on June 28, 2011 0 Comments
Beltran & Bay Slam Tigers In 14-3 Mauling

Jason Bay & Carlos Beltran had grand slams in consecutive innings, and R.A. Dickey had another quality outing in the 14-3 blowout of the Detroit Tigers Game Notes R.A. Dickey came out today and seems had the luck on his side and was blessed with run support. Outside of that, R.A. went seven innings, allowing […]

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