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Ricco Gives Updates on Parnell, Pagan; Talks Ike Davis

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Before this afternoon’s make-up game against the Rockies, Mets assistant GM John Ricco gave reporters an update on Angel Pagan, Bobby Parnell, and also discussed Ike Davis’s injury. Angel Pagan: According to Ricco, Angel Pagan is still yet to return to baseball activities. Bobby Parnell: Parnell is scheduled to pitch today for Triple-A Buffalo.  As soon as the game […]

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Could Milton Bradley Make Sense for the Mets Bench?

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments

Earlier this week, the Mariners designated CF Milton Bradley for assignment, as reported by MLB Trade Rumors.  As we all know, the Mets bench has not been hitting the ball well offensively for most of the season.  Guys like Willie Harris, Chin-lung Hu and Scott Hairston have been struggling a lot at the plate. Jason Pridie seems […]

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Exclusive Interview with MetsBlog’s Michael Baron

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments

I’m pleased to present a Q&A I recently conducted with Michael Baron of MetsBlog. Like a lot of us, Michael is a very passionate Mets fan who eats, drinks, and sleeps Mets.  As we all know, he does an amazing job covering the Mets on a variety of levels, whether its through his contributions on MetsBlog, his spectacular photography, or through his in-game […]

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Mets Minor League Update: Harvey Continues Success Into May, Other Notables

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments

As spring training officially was under way, Matt Harvey came into Port St Lucie as the Mets newest pitching prospect.  No one really knew who this guy was when he was drafted.  The only thing anyone really knew about Harvey, was that he was chosen by the Mets as the 7th overall pick in the […]

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Justin Turner Comes Through Late, Mets Beat Dodgers 4-2

An article by posted on May 8, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner Comes Through Late, Mets Beat Dodgers 4-2

The Mets were keeping pace with the Dodgers during the entire game.  They would score a run here, and the Mets would score a run there.  Dillon Gee allowed for the Mets to keep pace, but it took a late game hit by Justin Turner, to decide the game.  The Mets went on the win, […]

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On the Black Interview With Brandon

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

As I’ve mentioned to some of the MMO readers in the shoutbox, I just did a blogger Q&A interview with Kerel Cooper for his Mets blog On The Black.  You’ve seen your favorite MMO bloggers Joe D, and Taryn Cooper join Kerel for his show, On the Black, but now its my turn. For those of you […]

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Mets Should Take It Very Slow With Santana

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

Last night during my interview with Kerel Cooper of On The Black, we discussed Johan Santana and his timetable for return. I said that if this team continues to play under .500, I believe they need to hold him off as long as they can. In fact, if the Mets continue to play poorly in the coming months, they […]

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Bay, Davis Help Mets Beat D-Backs 6-4

An article by posted on April 23, 2011 0 Comments

Jason Bay didn’t take very long to contribute to the Mets offensively, and it sure did pay off as the Mets went on to win a tight one against the D-Backs 6-4.  Even with the rain delay, the Mets offense still decided to come alive today.  The team’s 15 hits is a season high for the […]

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Matt Harvey Is Dominating in St. Lucie

An article by posted on April 23, 2011 0 Comments

Last season, the Mets went into the MLB Draft with the 7th pick overall.  I’ll admit, that having such a high pick does increase the chances of getting a good to great prospect, and so far  things couldn’t be better for RHP Matt Harvey.  When the Mets selected Harvey, questions arose about how he will translate his success […]

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Interview with Former Met Frank Catalanotto

An article by posted on April 15, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Merized Online has certainly had its share of interviews since its inception in 2005.  We’ve interviewed Mets insiders like Brian Costa and Adam Rubin, we’ve interviewed former coaches like Jerry Manuel and Rick Peterson, and we’ve even interviewed current and former Mets players like Angel Pagan, Josh Thole, Ron Swoboda and Brain McRae.  You may as well add this interview to the […]

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