This Week in Mets Quotes

He’s like a bearded Buddha or a character from The Wire

"This game is about how to handle regret, it really is."  Dickey via thedailynews

Roy Halladay was who we thought he was

"You can't let good pitchers off the hook.  Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Koufax, Drysdale - you can't let them off the hook."  Terry Collins via thedailynews

These ballplayers really let the money go to their head

"Oh my God. My bed is so comfortable.  I can't wait." Pedro Beato speaking of his family’s house in Queens where he will be staying during the season via thedailynews

Do practice wins count in the standings?

"It's important to try to get off to a good start, just to boost some guys' confidence and really practice winning.  That's when you expect to win - when you practice it, and you get good at it."  Wright via thedailynews

Still has no fire

“You’re a good player.”  Wright to Valdez after he tagged up with the Phillies up by 10.  Full disclosure Wright stated he “did not recall the exchange” via

 It takes a special manager to make men playing a boys game for a living to dread going to “work”

"Last year by this point, we were like, 'Get us the (heck) out of here.  This year, [Terry Collins] is keeping it fun. We actually like coming in every day."  Anonymous Mets Player via thedailynews

Pelfrey career is 3 months service time less than Johnson so expect big things come June

"If I could end up being like him, it would be great, but he's probably a lot further along in his career.  Pelfrey via thedailynews

Ike Davis comes out the clear winner

"He was abused." Cashman speaking of the Mets usage of Pedro Felicano via thedailynews

“That was part of the reason we decided to not re-sign him … because we knew we had used him 270-some times in the last three years.”  Warthen via cbslocal

"I will show him in the Subway Series when I strike out Ike Davis and I jump on the mound, 'That's for you.'"  Felicano via thedailynews
“I mean, I did strike out how many times last year (138)? It’s not that tough a feat.”  Ike Davis via cbslocal

SiteBot FacePalm of the Week

Hypothetical trade

Point being Reyes is not the answer to a WS”

AA Quote of the Week

"To win a WS, we need the most productive players that we can get. That means that we keep our best players, and replace our worst, not the other way around.”


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