Archive for February, 2012

Gee Hopes To Avoid Fatigue and Pitch More Effectively In 2012

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Gee Hopes To Avoid Fatigue and Pitch More Effectively In 2012

Mets starter Dillon Gee got off to a blazing 8-1 start in his rookie season, but by the time August rolled around he was mired in a big slide that lasted until the end of the season. After posting a remarkable 3.32 ERA in the first half, the young right-hander finished with a 5.91 ERA […]

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Memories Of Steve Chilcott

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Memories Of Steve Chilcott

Mets Merized Online is pleased to welcome back Barry Duchan. Longtime readers of MMO may remember that he was our resident Mets historian who has been following the team since he was a 14-year old in 1962. Once a week he treated us to a trip down Memory Lane with whimsical tales and keen insights […]

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MMO Hits & Misses: Underdog, Fred Speaks, Site News, Rooting For Team To Lose

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Here’s the latest from Port St. Lucie; lots of batting practice, fielding drills and bullpen sessions – all is as it should be and in a couple of days, we’ll have our first couple of intra-squad games leading up to the March 5th, Grapefruit League opener against the Nationals. * * * * * * * * […]

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Matt Harvey To Start Intrasquad Game On Friday, Will Pitch In Spring Opener 3/5

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Matt Harvey To Start Intrasquad Game On Friday, Will Pitch In Spring Opener 3/5

RHP Matt Harvey is expected to start Friday’s intrasquad game at Digital Domain Park according to Terry Collins who also announced his pitching assignments for the first three games of the Grapefruit League season as follows: March 5 Mets vs. Nationals: Dillon Gee, Matt Harvey, Miguel Batista, Daniel Herrera, Tim Byrdak, Frank Francisco March 6 Mets (SS) vs. Cardinals: Johan Santana, […]

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Get To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Darin Gorski

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Get To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Darin Gorski

Here’s an interview I did with Mets pitching prospect Darin Gorski this offseason. We’ll be re-posting some of the 30 interviews I conducted this Winter as baseball gets back into full swing and many of our readers return from their offseason hibernation. Enjoy! * * * * * * * * * * And the […]

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Wilpon Intends To Own The Franchise A Very Long Time

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Wilpon Intends To Own The Franchise A Very Long Time

Whether he was speaking out of defiance or knowledge, Mets owner Fred Wilpon vowed he wasn’t parting with his team. Period. “Well, (Mets fans) shouldn’t be concerned about us owning the franchise, because we intend to own the franchise for a very long time,’’ Wilpon said this morning in Port St. Luice. “Whether they’re happy […]

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Tim Byrdak Is Hulkamania!

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Tim Byrdak Is Hulkamania!

It’s time for the Mets Spring Training Comedy Hour! In case you missed it yesterday, Mets reliever Tim Byrdak came darting onto the field at Digital Domain Park dressed as professional wrestling legend, Hulk Hogan. And as you can tell by that hilarious photo, he really did pull it off! It’s amazing the things you […]

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Talking Mets Minors With Prospect Expert John Sickels

An article by posted on February 27, 2012 0 Comments
Talking Mets Minors With Prospect Expert John Sickels

During Spring Training some of the best young prospects in the New York Mets system will get their chance to play with the major leaguers and show off what they can do. There are a fair amount of Mets fans who know quite a bit about our top prospects, but for those who don’t MMO is […]

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There’s No Need To Fear…

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There’s No Need To Fear…

Jeff Wilpon handed out orange T-shirts that he had printed with the Underdog logo on them for the players to wear during Spring Training. “I thought Jeff had a great idea”, Collins said. David Wright wasn’t to keen on them. “I don’t really like using the whole underdog thing,” he said. “I don’t like really […]

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Mets Source: Would Take Four Zack Wheelers To Trade Wright

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Mets Source: Would Take Four Zack Wheelers To Trade Wright

Yesterday, David Wright spoke with reporters about the $100 million extension Ryan Zimmerman agreed to with the Nationals, a deal that some are now calling the baseline for similar caliber third basemen in the game. Wright said has no intentions of approaching the Mets about an extension and will wait for them to come to him […]

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