Archive for September, 2012

Our Resident Nostradamus Pondered 20 Wins and a No-Hitter Back In March

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Our Resident Nostradamus Pondered 20 Wins and a No-Hitter Back In March

All of you know one of our MMO elite, Ed Leyro. Ed always provides some incredible insight — along with a touch of humor — into his well researched posts for both MetsMerized and his own website Studious Metsimus. Anyone who knows him or has ever read one of his posts, knows the amount of […]

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Dickey Says He Has More Leverage, Calls Re-Signing Wright A Package Deal, Wants Commensurate Value

An article by posted on September 27, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Says He Has More Leverage, Calls Re-Signing Wright A Package Deal, Wants Commensurate Value

I hate being right all the time… In a must-read article by Andy McCullough of The Star-Ledger, R.A. Dickey spoke out on his current contract and his upcoming contract status. Dickey made clear he wants “compensation commensurate with his production” these past three seasons. He also feels that he and third baseman David Wright are something of a […]

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Mets Post Game: Dickey Pulls Win Number 20 Out Of His Bag Of Tricks!

An article by posted on September 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Post Game: Dickey Pulls Win Number 20 Out Of His Bag Of Tricks!

In a season that has had such highs, and since July, mostly lows, one constant has been Robert Allen Dickey. He has had such a long journey both on and off the baseball diamond to get to where the 37-year old knuckleballer stands today: The best pitcher in the game this year and of course, […]

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From Left Field: Wright’s Homer Should (Hopefully) Seal His Future In NY

An article by posted on September 27, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Wright’s Homer Should (Hopefully) Seal His Future In NY

David Wright has been called “unclutch” during his Mets career. That may be the case overall, but that certainly wasn’t the case today, as ne belted an opposite-field, three-run homer that proved the difference in securing R.A. Dickey his 20th win of the season. It’s fitting that the Mets unofficial captain came through in a […]

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Witnessing A Dream Come True

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Witnessing A Dream Come True

Everybody knows by now the story of Moonlight Graham right? The end result of that story is that he didn’t get a 2nd chance at getting a major league at bat. Well, in front of our very own eyes we will see an ending to a similar story. Guilford, Connecticut resident Adam Greenberg will be […]

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Going, Going, Gone: Keith Trashes The Stache

An article by posted on September 27, 2012 0 Comments

In front of a modest sized gathering at Citi Field, Keith Hernandez carried through on his promise and shaved his famous mustache in front of the Home Run Apple all in the name of charity. The entire event was webcast on SNY.tv and Ted Berg gave the blow-by-blow as one by one his whiskers were […]

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David Wright: Best Met Ever?

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David Wright: Best Met Ever?

With his third inning single last night, David Wright became the Mets’ all-time hits leader.  He did so in more than 500 fewer games, nearly 600 fewer plate appearances, and more than 700 fewer ABs than the team’s previous leader, Ed Kranepool.  Ultimately, this most recent record only scratches the surface of David Wright’s accomplishments […]

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This Afternoon Is Dickey’s Turn To Shine

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This Afternoon Is Dickey’s Turn To Shine

So much has already been said and written about the incredible season, or should I say year, R.A. Dickey has had in 2012. It began with a monumental climb up the dangerous cliffs of Mount Kilimanjaro all in the name of a noble cause, followed by the release of his best-selling autobiography that chronicled his […]

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Mets’ Memories: Bing Devine Was Always Working On Something

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Mets’ Memories: Bing Devine Was Always Working On Something

In a previous post, I indicated why I was so discouraged with the Alderson regime for doing almost nothing to try to improve the ball club. Contrast what this regime has (or hasn’t) done with the work of Bing Devine whose tenure as GM of the Mets spanned the years 1965 to 1967 between stints […]

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Hefner Blanks Pirates In 6-0 Mets Win, Wright Sets New Franchise Hit Record

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Hefner Blanks Pirates In 6-0 Mets Win, Wright Sets New Franchise Hit Record

David Wright broke the Mets all-time hits record, and Jeremy Hefner pitched seven scoreless innings in the Mets 6-0 win Jeremy Hefner came out of the gate and had his game plan in full swing, dispatching hitters quickly and coaxing weak contact at any given chance. As opposed to Tuesday night when Colin McHugh was […]

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