Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…New York Mets


Things are not going well out in Queens for the Blue and Orange …coming off a 90 loss season where you traded away many of your players leaving you holes to fill, the last thing you do is tell your fan base you re reducing your payroll by 20 million dollars. Obviously not a smartContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…New York Mets”

Smallthoughts: Mets re-sign Yoenis Cespedes 4 years 110 Million


Ok Met fans it’s okay to feel happy be happy Yoenis Cespedes isn’t going to San Francisco , Washington, Houston or the Yankees he is staying in Queens playing for the Mets and there is no opt out clause and he gets a full no trade clause to his deal. Bravo! I have to giveContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Mets re-sign Yoenis Cespedes 4 years 110 Million”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Wally Backman


Earlier this week a fan favorite of many Met fans from the team’s history Wally Backman resigned as manager of the Mets Triple A team in Las Vegas. “I chose to resign because I didn’t see a future at the Major League level with the Mets at this time,” Backman said in a statement. “MyContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Wally Backman”

Smallthoughts: What’s Going on with the New York Mets?


They are the 2015 National League Champs, which means they were good enough to get to the World Series last season. That also means everyone will and has marked them on the schedule as the team to beat this season. By that I mean every team will get up to play the Mets to proveContinue reading “Smallthoughts: What’s Going on with the New York Mets?”

Met Revival at Citifield is Due to the Fans


Based on this week Sandy Alderson should take a bow, he has had one heck of a week. Wheeling and dealing like he wants to win. If you have been a regular reader of my Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves …you know I have been ranting on Sandy Alderson for sometime to do something , wellContinue reading “Met Revival at Citifield is Due to the Fans”

Met management Finally stepped up …Welcome to the Big Leagues


The way things were going this past week with the collapse of the Gomez trade, I was prepared to rip the Mets into a new one for failing to step up and actually show some guts in making a trade that worked for them. Then with moments left to the trading deadline something crazy happen…theContinue reading “Met management Finally stepped up …Welcome to the Big Leagues”

Mets pick up Sandy Alderson’s 2015 option, working on a three year contract extension


Looks like the Mets are going to remain a small market team for at least another 3 years, according to the following published report by Steve Scheieber. The Mets are preparing to give Alderson a 3 years contract …money undisclosed. By Steve Schreiber After thoroughly rebuilding the farm system over the past four seasons, theContinue reading “Mets pick up Sandy Alderson’s 2015 option, working on a three year contract extension”

For the Mets it is time to turn the page to 2014


The news on Monday about Matt Harvey was a shock and it takes alot to shock here. Being the Mets fan that I am, I have seen the bottom of the pit, I have seen the shock the night Tom Seaver was traded.The collapse of 2007 and 2008 were bad real bad…but this isn’t badContinue reading “For the Mets it is time to turn the page to 2014”

The New York Mets: where are they going?


The talk around the Mets for since the arrival of Sadny Alderson as General Manager has been 2014 is our time. All the planning, all the moves to dump bad contracts and deadbeat players, all the moves to bring in what would be a core going forward for sustained success would all point to 2014.Continue reading “The New York Mets: where are they going?”

You Lost Michael Bourn to the Cleveland Indians? Cmon Sandy!


The pain of being a Met fan… when a player says they want to come to the Mets you know the Mets will find a way not to make that happen. Jason Marquis, Orlando Hudson,Alex Rodriquez are just a few that come to mind. Now add Michael Bourn to that list. The New York MetsContinue reading “You Lost Michael Bourn to the Cleveland Indians? Cmon Sandy!”