Archive for October, 2012

MetsMerized Radio Is Back! Episode 4!

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MetsMerized Radio Is Back! Episode 4!

Tonight’s show has been delayed to 7:30. It’s still on! Get ready for a brand new episode of Metsmerized Radio tonight and every Thursday night at our new time of 7:00 PM on Blog Talk Radio… After a little shuffling, you can look forward to dealing with the new hosts of the Metsmerized Radio project, […]

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I’m Sad This Season is Over

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I’m Sad This Season is Over

The Mets begin their final series of the season last night against Miami. The good news is that it is mathematically impossible for the Mets to finish in the cellar. The bad news is that they are going to finish the season down in the wins column. I get asked why I still care about […]

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The Curious Case Of Finding A Cy Young Winner

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The Curious Case Of Finding A Cy Young Winner

Tonight, Robert Allen Dickey will pitch his final game of the 2012 season. At 37 years old, Dickey is completing one of the most unlikely career turnarounds that most of us have ever witnessed in the sport. I do not need to recount the history of this man’s career, I think everybody reading this knows […]

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Baseball America Includes Mateo, Nimmo, Robles, Evans In NYPL Top 20 Prospects

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Baseball America Includes Mateo, Nimmo, Robles, Evans In NYPL Top 20 Prospects

Baseball America ranked the Top 20 Prospects in the New York-Penn League and featured four Mets farmhands in RHP Luis Mateo #5, CF Brandon Nimmo #11, RHP Hansel Robles #12 and SS Philip Evans #18. Not a bad showing at all. Here is what they had to say on each of them: 5. Luis Mateo: He’s a true power […]

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Should The Mets Bring Back Kelly Shoppach?

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Should The Mets Bring Back Kelly Shoppach?

As they close the door on yet another disappointing season, and start looking towards 2013, catcher is definitely one of the areas of concern for the New York Mets. Josh Thole isn’t coming around offensively, so the Mets brought in Shoppach earlier this year to see if he would be a viable option for 2013. […]

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The 21 Club: Dickey Takes It To The Limit Tonight Against The Marlins!

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The 21 Club: Dickey Takes It To The Limit Tonight Against The Marlins!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 • 7:10 p.m. Marlins Park • Miami, FL RHP R.A. Dickey (20-6, 2.69) vs. RHP Jacob Turner (1-4, 3.86) Dickey is 8-0 with a 0.92 ERA in eight starts against the Marlins over the last two seasons. That is tied for the second-longest winning streak in franchise history by a Met […]

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Mets Walk Nine, Bullpen Hands Marlins 3-2 Comeback Win

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Mets Walk Nine, Bullpen Hands Marlins 3-2 Comeback Win

The Marlins (68-92) came from behind late in the game to beat the Mets (73-87) by the score of 3-2 tonight in Miami. What a sleeper this game was. Seriously, I caught myself nodding off at least twice. Jeurys Familia made his first major league start and his reputation for wildness was on full display for […]

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Collins and Warthen Want Front Office To Retain Mike Pelfrey

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Collins and Warthen Want Front Office To Retain Mike Pelfrey

Terry Collins and Dan Warthen would like the front office to retain Mike Pelfrey next season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “I know Terry Collins and I are very hopeful that Mike Pelfrey will come back — whether it be in the bullpen or as a starter,” pitching coach Dan Warthen said. “We’ve […]

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Terry Collins Says Entire Coaching Staff Will Be Back

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Terry Collins said his entire coaching staff will return for the 2013 season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Terry Collins’ entire staff will return for next season, the manager announced before Monday’s series opener against the Marlins. Pitching coach Dan Warthen is the longest-tenured member of the staff, having ascended from Triple-A […]

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Who Should Be The First Mets Icon To Get A Statue At Citi Field?

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Who Should Be The First Mets Icon To Get A Statue At Citi Field?

Is there anything better than going to your hometown ballpark and seeing those bronze statues of iconic players or managers who meant so much to the team and more importantly the fans? Take a look at some of the gorgeous sculptures you’ll find just in the NL East… Mike Schmidt at Citizens Bank Park Steve […]

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WSJ: Maybe It’s Time to Trade Wright

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WSJ: Maybe It’s Time to Trade Wright

Tim Marchman of the Wall Street Journal concludes that time has come to trade Wright: There are really only two reasons not to trade Wright. One is that it would damage the team’s hopes of contending during what’s left of his prime, but they don’t have any. The other is that it would outrage fans and […]

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