I'm a lifelong Mets fan who loves writing and talking about the Amazins' 24/7. From the Miracle in 1969 to the magic of 1986, and even the near misses in '73, '00 and '15, I've experienced it all - the highs and the lows. I started Mets Merized Online in 2005 to feed my addiction and interact with other passionate Met fans like you. Follow me on Twitter @metsmerized.
As most of you all know, Mets manager Terry Collins has named Noah Syndergaard as his Opening Day starter to begin the 2017 season. Since the last time the New York Mets won the World Series in 1986, the team has had 15 different Opening Day starting pitchers in the 31 years since. Can you […]
Throwing still appears to be a big issue for Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud, and it is important to examine the importance a steal can have on a pitcher. No one likes watching an opponent run wild on you but for the Mets, the issue exists for Noah Syndergaard more than anyone. Last season, the Mets […]
Yoenis Cespedes wants more flair in baseball. After Ian Kinsler drew controversy with his remarks earlier this week complaining of Latin American players showing too much emotion during games, the game was buzzing with outrage. The veteran said of Puerto Rican and Dominican opponents in the World Baseball Classic, “That just wasn’t the way we […]
Over the next few weeks I’m going to challenge you with questions that veer a little bit into the Sabermetric side of things or as I like to call them Advanced Metrics. Nothing too crazy, but these are stats I incorporate quite liberally in my articles the last few years. FIP or Fielding Independent Pitching […]