Browsing All posts tagged under »Rod Barajas«

Top 10 ways Mets have frustrated followers

September 27, 2010 by


It has been another frustrating season for the New York Mets and their fans. The Mets spent eight days in last place early in the season and last led the National League East on April 30. Their offense totally collapsed in July, they couldn’t get a big hit when needed and key pitchers slumped at […]

2010 Mets Dopplegangers

September 13, 2010 by


One of the difficult things when analyzing the Mets offense this year is to separate the names from the numbers they have actually produced. Sure, yesterday’s lineup had Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes and David Wright in it but is it accurate to consider the performance the Mets are receiving from these players in 2010 to […]

Barajas on comeback trail – now what?

August 13, 2010 by


On Thursday, Rod Barajas began his rehab assignment from a strained oblique in the Gulf Coast League (while hitting a three-run home run) and once he is fully healthy to return to the Mets the team will have a difficult decision. Will the Mets again roster three catchers and have Barajas, Josh Thole and Henry […]

Extra painful

July 24, 2010 by


The New York Mets (50-48) dropped a 3-2 decision to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chavez Ravine on a 13th inning walk off home run by James Loney off Oliver Perez (0-4, 6.15).  It was the Mets 12th walk-off loss of the season. They are now 20-32 on the road and 2-8 on the road trip. The […]

Sink or Swim Time for the Mets

July 22, 2010 by


Prior to Wednesday night’s game at Arizona, the Mets players held a 15-minute team meeting to address their recent struggles and map out a plan to rectify their losing ways. The meeting may help out in the long run, but after a grueling 14-inning affair on Wednesday night the Mets were swept by the lowly […]

Mets Report Card

July 13, 2010 by


The All-Star break is upon us and it’s natural to look forward. The Mets at 48-40, four games back of the Atlanta Braves in the NL and one game behind in the wild card race. Below is a list of Mets players with a grade given to each hitter and pitcher on how they have […]

Mets catching options

June 21, 2010 by


The Mets spent most of the season trying to sign free agent catcher Bengie Molina. I pointed out here, here and here why this was a bad idea. If you are too lazy to click on the links the main take away point is that catchers age in dog years and the top catchers in […]