Archive for November, 2011

What About Gio Gonzalez?

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What About Gio Gonzalez?

First off, I’d like to say hello to the MetsMerized fan base. My name is Andrew Wyrich and I am a rabid Mets fan who has bled orange and blue since birth. I write a weekly Mets blog called “Meet The Mess” and I recently have joined the MMO staff to help out with Hot […]

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Video: Alderson On SNY Mets Hot Stove

An article by posted on November 10, 2011 0 Comments

Tonight, Sandy Alderson was a guest of Kevin Burkhardt on SNY’s Mets Hot Stove show. Here is Parts 1 and 2 of the interview courtesy of SNY.tv. Part One On Reyes – “We’ve had a couple of face to face meetings, but I wouldn’t call them substantive in terms of a contract negotiation…Once the exclusive […]

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I’ve Made My Peace With This…

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I’ve Made My Peace With This…

Let’s face it, Ruben Tejada isn’t as good as Jose Reyes. Then again, Reyes is far from a lot of the great shortstops who have played this game. Replacing Reyes isn’t like Mike Bordick replacing Cal Ripken. Reyes is a very good player, but there have always been obstacles that prevented him from being great. […]

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This Day In MLB History…

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This Day In MLB History…

August 31, 1997: In front of a crowd of 55,707, Don Mattingly’s uniform number 23 is added to the list of retired numbers on the wall at Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park. Don Mattingly will probably be one of the greatest baseball players ever not to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Who is the […]

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Lots Of Mets Goodies To Share!

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Lots Of Mets Goodies To Share!

Hi Readers, I hope you like the new look… We’re not done yet as we continue to work on a few things. Plus we need to get the appearance up to Metsmerized standards. Adam Rubin of ESPN said in his chat today, that the Mets are planing some tweaks to the uniforms again, and one such […]

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NY Times: Mets Could Go From Bad to Dreadful

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NY Times: Mets Could Go From Bad to Dreadful

Tyler Kepner of the New York Times posted a gloomy outlook for the Mets who he sees as the cellar-dwellers of the National League East moving forward. He goes on to say that while the Mets remain in a holding pattern, the Phillies have won the division five years in a row, the Braves have a […]

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2011 Player Review: Chris Capuano

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2011 Player Review: Chris Capuano

John Delcos of Newyorkmetsreport.com and Joe DeCaro of Metsmerizedonline.com will be doing more and more projects together with the goal of merging two successful blogs in the hope of giving our readers everything they’ll need in covering the Mets. Continuing our review of the 2011 Mets, today we take a look at Chris Capuano. Tomorrow: […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #13 Darin Gorski, LHP

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #13 Darin Gorski, LHP

We are back once again for another installment of the 2012 MMO Top 20 Mets Prospect list, featuring the number 13 prospect, LHP Darin Gorski. The Mets selected Gorski in the 7th round of the 2009 amateur draft out of Kutztown University (PA). At the time, they drafted a 21-year-old, 6’4″ left-hander, who needed to […]

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Paterno Fired In Child Sex Abuse Scandal Aftermath

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Paterno Fired In Child Sex Abuse Scandal Aftermath

Sometimes real events have a way of transcending sports. In the aftermath of the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State, the school’s Board of Trustees have fired legendary football head coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier on Wednesday night. The 84-year-old coach has been at Penn State since 1950 and has been […]

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Hope Is Not A Strategy

An article by posted on November 9, 2011 0 Comments
Hope Is Not A Strategy

Sandy Alderson was brought in here as a fixer, to clean up the mess created by the Wilpon’s financial mess and years of mismanagement on the GM level. Since the Mets’ last World Series appearance in 2000, they have been about quick fixes. They never had a chance at Alex Rodriguez, which is just as […]

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