Ed Leyro

Ed Leyro was hatched in the Bronx, but spent most of his youth in Queens at Shea Stadium. Apparently, all that time spent at Mets games paid off as Ed met his wife (The Coop) for the first time at Citi Field during its inaugural season. Guess the 2009 season was good for something after all. In addition to his work at Mets Merized Online, Ed also owns, operates and is head janitor at Studious Metsimus, where he shares blogging duties with Joey Beartran. For those not in the know, Joey is a teddy bear dressed in a Mets hoodie. Clearly, Studious Metsimus is not your typical Mets blog.

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Jesse Orosco’s Glove Has Been Found!

An article by posted on October 27, 2011 0 Comments
Jesse Orosco’s Glove Has Been Found!

So do you think Jesse Orosco looks happy in the photograph to the left?  Just wait until he finds out that we located his glove!  Then he’ll experience joy like he’s never felt before! You know the glove we’re talking about.  It’s the one Orosco threw up in the air triumphantly after he struck out […]

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Hey, Kids! How Do You Like The World Zzzzeries?

An article by posted on October 23, 2011 0 Comments
Hey, Kids!  How Do You Like The World Zzzzeries?

Despite the “Hey, Kids!” in the title, I’m going to start this post by asking a question to our older readers.  Tell me, my friends.  Do you remember when you were in school and you rushed home every October to watch a World Series game at home?  How about the times when your teacher would […]

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MMO Flashback: Do You Believe In Miracles?

An article by posted on October 23, 2011 0 Comments

Here’s another great article originally written and posted back on October 25, 2009 by the always entertaining Ed Leyro. Ed has a great storytelling style and this particular story will appeal to most any Mets fan as we come upon the 25th anniversary of one of the greatest moments in franchise history.  Every generation has […]

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25 Years Later: Mets And Astros Play The “Other” Game 6

An article by posted on October 15, 2011 0 Comments
25 Years Later: Mets And Astros Play The “Other” Game 6

When you say the words “Game 6″ to any Mets fan, immediately their thoughts turn to the 1986 World Series.  You can’t blame those fans for thinking of that memorable game first.  After all, the game in which Mookie Wilson hit a “little roller up along first” was voted by Mets fans as the most […]

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Phoreshadowing The Phillies’ Phuture

An article by posted on October 8, 2011 0 Comments
Phoreshadowing The Phillies’ Phuture

In making the final out of the Phillies’ season for the second straight year, Ryan Howard suffered an apparent Achilles injury, falling to the ground and writhing in pain as the Cardinals celebrated their unlikely division series victory.  In a worst-case scenario (torn ACL), Howard would miss nine months or more while recovering from surgery […]

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So How Great Was Jose Reyes’ Season Anyway?

An article by posted on October 7, 2011 0 Comments
So How Great Was Jose Reyes’ Season Anyway?

Come closer to the screen.  I want to let you in on a little secret.  Are you with me?  Okay, here goes. Jose Reyes won the National League batting title this year. What was that?  You knew that already?  You want me to tell you something you don’t know?  Fine, but don’t say I didn’t […]

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MMO Flashback: The Worst Way For The Mets To Lose A No-Hitter

An article by posted on September 25, 2011 0 Comments

In honor of R.A. Dickey’s near no-hitter last night, I decided to dig into our archives and pull out this gem – pitched by Ed Leyro on March 13, 2010. Enjoy reading it! Every young boy with aspirations of being a major league pitcher dreams of tossing a no-hitter. The thrill of recording out #27 […]

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Regardless Of The Reyes Situation, Ruben Tejada Is A Keeper

An article by posted on September 22, 2011 0 Comments
Regardless Of The Reyes Situation, Ruben Tejada Is A Keeper

In a 7-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves last weekend, Ruben Tejada filled in for Jose Reyes both at shortstop and in the leadoff spot.  Tejada reached base three times (walk, double, single), stole a base and drove in four runs.  His two-out, three-run double in the fourth inning broke a 1-1 tie and his two-out, […]

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If Only David Wright Had Progressed Like Ryan Braun

An article by posted on August 27, 2011 0 Comments
If Only David Wright Had Progressed Like Ryan Braun

Earlier today, my colleague at MMO, Jason Pafundi, wrote an interesting piece on why the Mets should consider trading David Wright.  Jason is not the first person on this site or on other sites to explore this topic.  The trading of the Mets’ third baseman is a topic that can be argued for days on […]

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It’s A Hard Luck Life (For R.A.)

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments
It’s A Hard Luck Life (For R.A.)

Quick!  Which starting pitcher on the Mets has the lowest ERA?  If you said R.A. Dickey, you’d be correct.  Now if I asked you which Mets hurler of the starting five has the fewest wins, you probably wouldn’t think to say Dickey’s name again.  But it’s true.  With a 5-11 record, R.A. Dickey has the […]

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