Archive for January, 2012

Still No Light At End Of The Tunnel

An article by posted on January 30, 2012 0 Comments
Still No Light At End Of The Tunnel

Pitchers and catchers report to St. Lucie in three weeks and where is the sense of optimism that comes with the approaching baseball season? In the past three years the Mets entered spring training without realistic hope save wishing they could muster a competitive season to keep their dwindling fan base interested and enthused. This […]

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Is David Wright The Next Frank Robinson?

An article by posted on January 30, 2012 0 Comments
Is David Wright The Next Frank Robinson?

Before you start to jump all over me on this, I am not by any means saying that David Wright is on Frank Robinson’s level. Robinson is one of the best hitters of all time, Wright is trying to get his career back on track. Though with all of the trade rumors surrounding Wright going […]

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Warthen Must Confront The Bad Habits Exhibited By Mets Pitchers

An article by posted on January 30, 2012 0 Comments
Warthen Must Confront The Bad Habits Exhibited By Mets Pitchers

Bill Petti of Baseball Nation penned a post on how much Park Factors play into a team’s success. He noted the following about the Mets since their move to Citi Field: After opening Citi Field in 2009, the New York Mets saw a significant decline in their ability to score runs. The team averaged 681 runs scored per year […]

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Prospect Pulse: The 2012 Buffalo Bisons

An article by posted on January 30, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: The 2012 Buffalo Bisons

And now for your amusement, Part 4 of the four part mini-series exclusive, right here on MMO. The internet place where baseball imagination runs rampant! First we brought you Part 1, which seemed like a good place to start, but it was so long ago that I forgot what it was about, so here’s the […]

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I’ll Always Love Carlos Beltran, But…

An article by posted on January 30, 2012 0 Comments
I’ll Always Love Carlos Beltran, But…

Recently, Brian Joura at mets360.com posted an interesting piece on whether Carlos Beltran would wear a Mets hat when elected to the Hall of Fame.  The thing that struck me the most about the title was the word “when”. Now, don’t get me wrong, I love Carlos Beltran and was hoping the Mets would re-sign […]

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Dickey Is A Good Pitcher On A Bad Team

An article by posted on January 29, 2012 0 Comments

Fake Teams takes a look at some good starting pitchers who are toiling for bad teams and lists our own R.A. Dickey among his five picks. Yes, he is 37-years old. But, in knuckleball years, he is really like 27. Now that he has returned from climbing Mt. Kilmanjaro, with all his fingers and toes, […]

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The Perfect Way For The Mets To Stick It To The Marlins

An article by posted on January 29, 2012 0 Comments
The Perfect Way For The Mets To Stick It To The Marlins

If you’re a true Mets fan, then you know how much the Marlins have been a thorn in the team’s side since 2007.  First, Tom Glavine was able to retire only one more batter than I did in the 2007 regular season finale, completing the Mets’ collapse.  One year later, the Marlins wouldn’t get off […]

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Mets Had The 27th Best Offseason Ahead of A’s, Padres, Astros

An article by posted on January 29, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Had The 27th Best Offseason Ahead of A’s, Padres, Astros

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, ranked which teams had the best offseason and had the Angels ranked first followed by the Yankees, Rangers, Cardinals and Tigers rounding out the top five. The Mets were ranked 27th. 27. METS – They lost their most exciting player (Reyes) and their best hitter (Beltran), so established players […]

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Get To Know Mets Prospect Travis Taijeron

An article by posted on January 28, 2012 0 Comments
Get To Know Mets Prospect Travis Taijeron

I got in touch with NY Mets outfield prospect Travis Taijeron this week and he was nice enough to agree to an interview with us here on MetsMerizedOnline.com. The righty-hitting Taijeron played CF, and LF last year for the Brooklyn Cyclones after being drafted by the Mets in the 2011 Amateur Draft. It was an excellent […]

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Mets Could Have Largest Payroll Cut in MLB History

An article by posted on January 28, 2012 0 Comments

Over at ESPN Adam Rubin points out that as of right now it appears as if the Mets will cut more money in one off season than any time in history saying, the Mets appear poised to have the biggest one-year payroll drop in MLB history — roughly $52 million. That would surpass the former […]

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