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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What If Johnny Damon Were Derek Jeter

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments
What If Johnny Damon Were Derek Jeter

Earlier today, our very own Annie Savoy posted a piece on Derek Jeter after he reached a significant milestone yesterday.  While we’re on the topic of Derek Jeter, I felt the need to chime in on the matter.  Therefore… We interrupt your regularly scheduled blog on the Mets to bring you this PSA (pretty solid […]

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The Kids Are All Right

An article by posted on July 8, 2011 0 Comments
The Kids Are All Right

This year’s Mets team has been a pleasant surprise, going 45-43 with makeshift lineups and a lack of star power.  They have performed above everyone’s expectations, despite a slow start and injuries to their corner infielders and ace pitcher.  The Mets are proving that the best teams aren’t always the ones with a roster full […]

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Pelfrey: Standing Tall At Home

An article by posted on June 19, 2011 0 Comments
Pelfrey: Standing Tall At Home

Look at the photo to the left. That was the linescore from last night’s game, a complete game victory by Mike Pelfrey in which Big Pelf was voted co-player of the game with Carlos Beltran (who hit a monster two-run homer that was estimated at 460 feet). It was the first complete game of the […]

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Carlos Beltran Campaigns For Jose Reyes’ Return

An article by posted on June 13, 2011 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Campaigns For Jose Reyes’ Return

According to Mike Puma in today’s New York Post, Carlos Beltran has expressed his desire to see Jose Reyes in a Mets uniform in 2012 and beyond. After the Mets scorched the Pirates for seven runs over the final three innings of yesterday’s 7-0 victory, Beltran had this to say about the front office and […]

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8 Years Since No. 7 Played Game No. 1, And He’s Still Smiling

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments
8 Years Since No. 7 Played Game No. 1, And He’s Still Smiling

Eight years ago yesterday, the Mets were playing the Texas Rangers in an interleague game. The Mets fell short in that game, losing by the final score of 9-7. It was just another game on the schedule for the Mets, who were on their way to a 66-95 season under first-year manager Art Howe. But […]

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Jason Bay Brings Out The Boo In All Of Us

An article by posted on June 5, 2011 0 Comments
Jason Bay Brings Out The Boo In All Of Us

Jason Bay is being paid $66 million by the New York Mets to suck. Judging by the boos at Citi Field, he is earning every penny of it. But what are they booing exactly? Is it the lack of home runs by Bay after smashing 36 longballs for Boston in 2009? Is it the failure […]

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MMO Flashback: 25 Years Later: Gary Carter Debuts In Style

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

Originally posted on April 9, 2010, here is a wonderful post by Ed that will evoke some great memories of Gary while we keep him in our prayers. In 1984, the Mets surprised the baseball world by winning 90 games and finishing in second place in the National League East.  After seven consecutive losing seasons, […]

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Freddy Got (Middle) Fingered

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
Freddy Got (Middle) Fingered

The Mets didn’t have a game scheduled for today, but they’re still all over the back pages of the tabloids. No one threw a firecracker in a crowded parking lot. No one threw bleach on anyone. No one shouted homophobic slurs at anyone. In fact, no players were involved in the controversy. But the man […]

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Justin Turner “Un-Vail-ed”

An article by posted on May 22, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner “Un-Vail-ed”

It seems like a lot of people have sent the Justin Turner bandwagon into overdrive. From #JustinTurnerFacts on Twitter (tip of the blue Mets cap to The Daily Stache for creating what has become a trending topic on Twitter) to this guy who’s written too many blogs on him recently, Justin Turner seems to be […]

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Enjoy Carlos Beltran While He’s Still Here

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments
Enjoy Carlos Beltran While He’s Still Here

Carlos Beltran has never been many things.  He’s never been the most popular player on the Mets.  He’s never been a media darling.  He’s never been the vocal rah-rah type of leader some teams have.  He’s never had to be any of these people because for years, Beltran has let his play on the field […]

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