Archive for January, 2013

Raissman: Bobby V. Coming To SNY?

An article by posted on January 26, 2013 0 Comments
Raissman: Bobby V. Coming To SNY?

Is Bobby Valentine about to bring his high-wire act to the Mets Pregame show on SNY this season? That’s what some sources are telling Bob Raissman of the Daily News. MLB sources say SportsNet New York brass has reached out to Valentine to discuss a possible studio role on Mets telecasts. Valentine, who managed the Mets (1996-2002), […]

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Thoughts and Prayers For Landon Powell Who Lost His Daughter Last Night

An article by posted on January 26, 2013 0 Comments
Thoughts and Prayers For Landon Powell Who Lost His Daughter Last Night

Catcher Landon Powell, whom the Mets recently signed to a Minor League contract, lost his five-month-old daughter to a fatal liver condition last night. Powell’s baby daughter, Izzy, was born prematurely and was diagnosed with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). Such a sad story to report. To learn more you can visit their Facebook page, Prayers For Izzy. […]

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Refinancing SNY Loan Will Prepare Mets For Expected Declining Revenues

An article by posted on January 25, 2013 0 Comments
Refinancing SNY Loan Will Prepare Mets For Expected Declining Revenues

Michael Breit was a guest on YES Network’s The State of Sports where they discussed the state of the Mets finances, the refinancing, revenue and cash flow. The Mets took advantage of better interest rates which was the main factor in refinancing $700 million dollars in debt.  With the refinance the Mets cashed out a […]

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MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #5 (Fulmer) To #1 (Wheeler)

An article by posted on January 25, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #5 (Fulmer) To #1 (Wheeler)

And here we are… I never realized how difficult this whole process was. Hope you all have enjoyed this series, and if you still haven’t had your MiLB fix, you can look forward to honorable mentions and sleeper picks next week. 5. Michael Fulmer, RHP Height: 6’3” Weight: 200 LBS Age: 19 (20 in March) […]

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MMO Fair Or Foul: Why Not Start 2014 A Little Earlier?

An article by posted on January 25, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fair Or Foul: Why Not Start 2014 A Little Earlier?

Metsmerized is all about representing the whole of the Mets fan base, not just the ones who worship Sandy or those who don’t, and not just the ones who dominate Twitter and those fans who don’t. Eight in ten Mets fans I ask don’t even have Twitter accounts and look at me like I have […]

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Best Mythical Met: Sidd Finch Or Matt Wheeler?

An article by posted on January 25, 2013 0 Comments
Best Mythical Met: Sidd Finch Or Matt Wheeler?

Earlier today we had a funny little email exchange between me, Jessep and Satish (AKA Perseus). It started out like this… Joe D.: The first time we ever spoke to Zack Wheeler, one of the questions asked was what are his likes and dislikes. He was quick to say, “I can’t stand when people write my […]

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Hits & Misses: Upton, Hairston, Bourn and the Dynamic Duo

An article by posted on January 25, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Upton, Hairston, Bourn and the Dynamic Duo

What I love most about Zack Wheeler and Matt Harvey is their incredible determination and confidence. Each of them possess a similar swagger and they both exactly know what they want and go after it. They pair that confidence with a professionalism you don’t see very often in players so young. I’m sure you caught […]

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J10K – Mets VP Hits The Mark On Twitter

An article by posted on January 25, 2013 0 Comments
J10K – Mets VP Hits The Mark On Twitter

Updated by Joe D. at Midnight Jay Horwitz, did it. Without about 40 minutes to spare, he surpassed 10,000 followers and won his bet with Jeff Wilpon. Now it’s on Jeff Wilpon to pay the piper on Monday and make a donation to the charity of Jay’s choice. Way to go, Jay!. Original Post by […]

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How Good Were The 1986 Mets Compared To Other Great Teams?

An article by posted on January 25, 2013 0 Comments
How Good Were The 1986 Mets Compared To Other Great Teams?

I just finished reading Mark Simon’s latest post on ESPN New York entitled, Top 5: Best Mets Teams. It’s a fascinating series he’s been working on this month, and I’ve enjoyed each of his segments, particularly this one. You should check it out. We all know how powerful that 1986 Mets team was, as they literally […]

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The Forgotten Players: The Untold Story Of Performance Enhancing Drugs In Baseball

An article by posted on January 25, 2013 0 Comments

I once heard an interview where a player gave his estimation of how many players were on some sort of performance enhancing drug when he played in the early 2000s. He said it was ninety percent of the players—in other words, nine out of ten guys. Let that marinate for a second. I don’t remember […]

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20+ Years Of Musical Chairs In Right Field Since Strawberry Left

An article by posted on January 24, 2013 0 Comments

This was originally posted two years ago on January 11, 2011, and was written by the brilliant Ed Leyro. With all the fuss about the Mets outfield these days, I thought this was a nice reminder that at least where right field is concerned, it’s been 22 years and we still haven’t found a suitable […]

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