Archive for January, 2013

Are The New York Mets Really Rebuilding From The Ground Up?

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Are The New York Mets Really Rebuilding From The Ground Up?

We have heard that the Mets are going through a complete overhaul, rebuilding the organization from the ground up. Until the trade that sent RA Dickey to the Blue Jays for prominent prospects Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard, it sure didn’t look like a team that was rebuilding. The Dickey trade was the first action taken […]

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Mets Still Seeking A Starter, Using Citi Field and Guaranteed Spot For Bait

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Still Seeking A Starter, Using Citi Field and Guaranteed Spot For Bait

Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog is reporting that The Mets are still looking for a veteran starting pitcher, who they will most likely sign off the free-agent market. This winter, the Mets have been most linked in rumors to Shaun Marcum, Joe Saunders, Carl Pavano and Chris Young, though Jair Jurrjens, Kyle Lohse, Derek Lowe and Daisuke Matsuzaka, among others, are […]

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Cubs Agree To 4-Year, $52 Million Deal With RHP Edwin Jackson

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Cubs Agree To 4-Year, $52 Million Deal With RHP Edwin Jackson

The Chicago Cubs and pitcher Edwin Jackson agreed to terms on a four-year, $52 million deal, a source told ESPN’s Jim Bowden on Thursday. Jackson, 29, was 10-11 with a 4.03 ERA in 31 starts and tossed 189.2 innings for the Washington Nationals in 2012. The Nationals did not make a qualifying offer to Jackson, […]

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Mets Sign Outfielder Andrew Brown To Minors Deal

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Sign Outfielder Andrew Brown To Minors Deal

The Mets have signed righty-hitting corner outfielder Andrew Brown to a minor league deal with a spring-training invite. Brown, 28, has hit a combined .224 with five homers and 14 RBIs in 134 at-bats over two seasons in the majors, with the St. Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies. Twenty-four of his major league starts have come in right field, with […]

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Which Mets Must Resolve To Do Better? It Begins At The Top…

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Which Mets Must Resolve To Do Better? It Begins At The Top…

With the beginning of the year for making plans for improvement, let’s take a look at some of the resolutions the Mets should be making today. THE WILPONS: You are the proud owners of a major league baseball team worth close to a billion dollars – that includes Citi Field and SNY – so act like […]

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MMO Fair Or Foul: The Rope-A-Dope

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fair Or Foul: The Rope-A-Dope

Check out this article I came across yesterday on NJ.com by David Searles, who seems to have the same concerns about the front office and their strategy as myself, but does a much better job of espousing those concerns than I usually do. I decided to review the Mets 40 man roster to see how many players […]

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Morning Grind: Is Ike Davis Heading Toward A Statistical Cliff?

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Is Ike Davis Heading Toward A Statistical Cliff?

Is Ike Davis heading toward a statistical cliff? I’m really concerned about the fact that unless something drastic happens between now and Opening Day, there will be no real legitimate right-handed power bat to protect Ike Davis in the lineup. The Mets are lacking a true number five hitter. With Davis being the Mets’ number […]

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MLB’s Top Ten Storylines Of 2012

An article by posted on January 1, 2013 0 Comments
MLB’s Top Ten Storylines Of 2012

With 2012 now in the books, let’s take a look at some of the more interesting and important baseball stories of the year. There were many to choose from, ranging from the feel-good, to the sad, to the historic, to the inane. There are dozens that will fall into the category of being a trivia […]

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It Was A Banner Year In 2012 For MMO!

An article by posted on January 1, 2013 0 Comments
It Was A Banner Year In 2012 For MMO!

Wow, has it really been another year? I wanted to take this first day of 2013 to give you a little update on the year that was and also offer up some thanks and appreciation for what was an incredible 2012 for MetsMerizedOnline.com Despite being in the throes of the offseason, MMO has experienced exponential […]

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Mets Should Move Familia To The Bullpen

An article by posted on January 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Should Move Familia To The Bullpen

The Mets don’t have much money to spend, and according to reports, most of the money at GM Sandy Alderson’s disposal will go towards fixing the outfield. The team is limiting itself to one multi-year deal which, again will likely go to an outfielder. Of course, this is necessary to improve the team because frankly, […]

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Mets 2013 Grapefruit League Schedule

An article by posted on January 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets 2013 Grapefruit League Schedule

2013 GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE SCHEDULE Sat. February 23, Washington Nationals – Port St. Lucie, 1:10 p.m. Sun. February 24, University of Michigan – Port St. Lucie, 12:10 p.m. Sun. February 24, Houston Astros – Kissimmee TBA Mon. February 25, Washington Nationals – Port St. Lucie, 6:10 p.m. Tue. February 26, Miami Marlins – Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Wed. […]

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