Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …New York Mets

What a week it has bee for the boys in Flushing, Queens. They come home on Monday after getting their clocks cleaned by the Miami Marlins (Awful) in a 3 game sweep, 5 games under 500 which sparked rumors of manager Mickey Callaway’s demise. General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen called a press conference to basicallyContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …New York Mets”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Wilmer Flores, A.K.A. Mr. July

To Met fans July should be now known as Wilmer Flores Month. Last year in the month of July we had Wilmer Flores crying game in which he was emotional when the Mets tried unsuccessfully to trade him to the Milwaukee Brewers along with Zach Wheeler. It turns out to be the trade that didn’tContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Wilmer Flores, A.K.A. Mr. July”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: LeBron James…insist he didn’t get David Blatt fired from the head coaching job in Cleveland. Maybe he didn’t actually say the words “Hey coach you’re fired” but¬†management isn’t going to make a change like that and not consult its resident superstar and then promote his friend to head coach and give him a 3Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: Sandy Alderson…Only Sandy and the Mets can mess up even a simple explanation of to why they picked Bartolo Colon and Jacob De Grom to pitch opening day and the home opener, when asked was this motivate by money…a simple yes would have been refreshing because it would have been the truth instead weContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Gary Carter

Carter was drafted by the Montreal Expos as a shortstop in the third round of the 1972 Major League Baseball Draft. Carter got his nickname “Kid”[7] during his first spring training camp with the Expos in 1974. Rookie season The Expos converted Carter to a catcher in the minor leagues.[8] In 1974, he hit 23Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Gary Carter”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

  Rants: Medi Abalimba… was arrested and will now begin a 4 year termin jail for posing as Chelsea Player Gael Kakuta. He ran up a small fortune while claiming to be Kakuta. He got out of paying a tab of champagne by claiming :I left my wallet in my limo”. Here is the rubContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Rey Ordonez

At one time the Mets had a shortstop that was on par with the other Shortstop in New York (Derek Jeter) his name was Rey Ordonez. He was a highlight reel all by himself defensively. Best known for the play against the St Louis Cardinals for throwing a strike on his knees to home plateContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Rey Ordonez”

Mets Shaun Marcum to have season-ending surgery

When the Mets called up Zach Wheeler the thought was that they would go to a six man rotation and then figure out what to do from there. several pitchers on the roster were on the bubble as to who would lose their spot when Wheeler arrived. Jeremy Heffner, Dillon Gee and Shaun Marcum wereContinue reading “Mets Shaun Marcum to have season-ending surgery”