Tag: Josh Thole

Josh Thole Hopes To Give Mets Stability Behind The Plate

An article by posted on January 27, 2011 0 Comments

Josh Thole goes into spring training as the odds-on favorite to get the bulk of the playing time at catcher. Even if manager Terry Collins goes to a lefty-righty platoon with Thole and the newly acquired Ronny Paulino, it would be the left-handed hitting Thole getting the lion’s share of at-bats. If Thole can handle […]

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Josh Thole: A Rising Star

An article by posted on January 22, 2011 0 Comments

Of all the players at Citi Field Kids Day, I was most impressed by Josh Thole, who Terry Collins introduced as a rising young star in the National League. Even after speaking with Beningo and Roberts on WFAN in the morning and then fielding basically the same set of questions in the afternoon, Thole smiled […]

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Recap From Citi Field Kids Day

An article by posted on January 20, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday at Citi Field, the Mets hosted their first of six annual Citi Field Kids Days, where children from all over the New York area are treated to a private tour of the Mets clubhouse and a complimentary lunch. The kids and the media filed into the Mets clubhouse for a brief presentation and, to […]

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What If The Mets Can Compete In 2011? Part 2

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments

Everyone knows I don’t have much confidence in the 2011 Mets and I’m already looking forward to the 2012 season.  I honestly believe this is just a lost season, where .500 would be acceptable, but “what if” the Mets can compete in 2011? Marvel Comics does a series of comics where they explore the road […]

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From Left Field: Remembering Mike Piazza

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are looking at signing Ronny Paulino to back-up Josh Thole which would form the catching tandem for the 2011 season. I know this post might be a little off topic with all the Hot Stove murmurings going on, but I felt that it would be a good time in lieu of the Mets […]

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Mets Have Some Interesting Stories To Follow In 2011

An article by posted on December 7, 2010 0 Comments

As we know the Mets don’t have much money to spend this off season.  Whether it’s only five million dollars or a little more Alderson is allowed to spend there will not be any top free agent signings this year.  No Cliff Lee or Carl Crawford next season. With signing 2nd or possibly 3rd tier […]

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Thole Story! Mets Win 2-1 In Extras

An article by posted on October 1, 2010 0 Comments
Thole Story! Mets Win 2-1 In Extras

Pat Misch pitched eight strong innings and solo home runs from Ike Davis and Josh Thole secured the win in extra innings for the Mets. Game Notes Pat Misch pitched the best he has this entire season, striking out a career-high ten batters and walking one and allowing a run on three hits in his […]

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Zippidy Duda, Zippidy Aye. My Oh My, What A Wonderful Day! Mets Win 6-2

An article by posted on September 16, 2010 0 Comments

Mets sweep the Pirates in four games with a 6-2 win. Mike Pelfrey pitched seven great innings of two run baseball. Bullpen pitched well. Offense was lead by Angel Pagan and Lucas Duda who each had two RBIs on the night. Game Summary Mike Pelfrey has sealed his spot as next season’s number two starter […]

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Add Mike Nickeas To Mets September Callups

An article by posted on September 2, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have added minor league catcher Mike Nickeas to the major-league roster. The third September call-up will join the Mets here on Thursday. His name is Mike Nickeas. He is a 27-year-old catcher who began the year in Double A. To make room for Nickeas on the 40-man roster, the team transferred John Maine […]

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The Kids Are All Right…We Hope

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

Strange ways, here we come… I believe that with the trade of Jeff Francoeur last night to the Texas Rangers, the Mets have essentially conceded the season. Not that I truly believed there is a “chance” that things could turn around, but you can never tell with baseball.  I guess I’m a bit naive that […]

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