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 …Ivan Rodriquez


I guess all those rumors for years about Ivan Rodriquez being on steroids wasn’t true after all because the so called guardians of the game who made Mike Piazza wait an extra year to see if there were any truth to the steroid rumors, were very quick to put Ivan Rodriquez in the Hall ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Ivan Rodriquez”

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 …Washington Nationals


The SanFrancisco Giants lost their playoff series and fired 2 coaches. Who will pay the price for the Nationals or ( as one person put it The Crashionals) not even make it to the National League Championship Series? This¬† was team that was championship or bust , they replaced the manage and hired Dusty BakerContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Washington Nationals”

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: Rave of the Week …Daniel Murphy


The Met fan in me doesn’t want to give him his due, but to be fair I guess I have to. Daniel Murphy is having quite a time down in D.C. showing that his playoff hitting wasn’t a fluke. But he is hitting 100 points above his career average of 294. (Murphy is hitting 394Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Daniel Murphy”

SmallThoughts: Rant of the Week…Bryce Harper


What else is there to say about his behavior after the week he has had …Calm it Down Bryce …it isn’t a good look acting like that. It time for Bryce Harper to d something called grow up. The passion in which he fights and argues with can be put to better use on theContinue reading “SmallThoughts: Rant of the Week…Bryce Harper”

Memo To Bryce Harper…Calm it Down


I love Baseball it’s my favorite sport despite of all it’s issues and there are plenty of them but I like watching players who play hard. I have no problem with that Pete Rose played hard, George Brett played hard, notable examples of players ho played hard , Lou Pinella was feisty as a player.Continue reading “Memo To Bryce Harper…Calm it Down”

It Was The Met Fans that Made the Mets Step Up


Met fans take a bow, you did good, you made management do something that they were reluctant to do…part with money. You made enough noise to make both Cespedes feel the love and Met Management to feel the heat.¬† Losing Daniel Murphy to the Washington Nationals didn’t bother me, I seen enough of Murphy forContinue reading “It Was The Met Fans that Made the Mets Step Up”

Smallthoughts : Old School Tuesday …Dusty Baker


In light of Dusty Baker becoming manager of the Washington Nationals a job he has been interested in for some time (https://smallthoughtsinasportsworld.wordpress.com/2013/10/11/dusty-baker-interested-in-washington-nationals-managers-job/) we are going to start Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday by spotlight …Dusty Baker. Before becoming a big league manager, Dusty Baker was a successful major league player. Baker began his major league baseballContinue reading “Smallthoughts : Old School Tuesday …Dusty Baker”