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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Izzy Lightning In A Bottle?

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments

Jason Isringhausen was one of three members of Generation K, the triumvirate of young pitchers who were supposed to be the ’90s version of Seaver, Koosman and Matlack. Isringhausen had the most success after his initial call-up to the majors in 1995, going 9-2 with a 2.81 ERA in 14 starts. However, injuries took their […]

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A Dubious Mets Pitching Feat, 20 Years In The Making

An article by posted on February 23, 2011 0 Comments

Throughout their nearly half-century of existence, the Mets have always prided themselves on their pitching. From stalwarts like Tom Seaver and Jerry Koosman to ’80s greats Dwight Gooden and David Cone, the Mets have always had a quality starter or two in their rotation. Even the current Mets have an ace up their sleeve every […]

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Reyes Is Ready To Wreak Havoc In 2011

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments

In an article in today’s New York Post, Mike Puma writes about Jose Reyes and his desire to return to his pre-2009 self. Reyes, who made a public appearance in Harlem yesterday, declared himself healthy and ready to report a week early to Spring Training. With words that are sure to please even the most […]

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Josh Thole Hopes To Give Mets Stability Behind The Plate

An article by posted on January 27, 2011 0 Comments

Josh Thole goes into spring training as the odds-on favorite to get the bulk of the playing time at catcher. Even if manager Terry Collins goes to a lefty-righty platoon with Thole and the newly acquired Ronny Paulino, it would be the left-handed hitting Thole getting the lion’s share of at-bats. If Thole can handle […]

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From Angel Pagan’s Mouth To God’s Ears

An article by posted on January 13, 2011 0 Comments

Angel Pagan might have been heaven sent over the past two seasons, but now he seems to have his head up in the clouds. According to today’s Daily News, Anthony McCarron reports that the outfielder still believes the Mets can compete with the Phillies for the NL East division title, despite the fact that the […]

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After Strawberry, It’s Been 20 Years of Musical Chairs In Right Field

An article by posted on January 8, 2011 0 Comments

Ask any Mets fan who the greatest rightfielder in franchise history is and before you get to the word “franchise”, you’ll get your answer – Darryl Strawberry.  Now ask them who the best rightfielder is after the Straw Man and you’ll hear crickets. It’s no surprise that no one can name the second best rightfielder […]

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Mets Need The Wright Backup At Third Base

An article by posted on December 30, 2010 0 Comments

David Wright has his fans. Those are the ones who say he’s the face of the franchise and can tell you without giving it much thought how many seasons he’s had with a .300+ batting average (five, in case you were wondering) and 100+ RBI (also five). He also has his haters. Those people will […]

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To The Needy, Carlos Beltran Will Always Be An All-Star

An article by posted on December 16, 2010 0 Comments

The best centerfielders in the game are the ones who cover the most ground.   By doing so, they make everything easier for those around them.  That’s exactly what Carlos Beltran has been doing recently, as he’s been spotted all over New York this week. First, he appeared at Citi Field for the MVP Reception […]

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The Seven Year Pitch

An article by posted on December 8, 2010 0 Comments

Jayson Werth just signed a seven-year deal with the Washington Nationals.  Cliff Lee is looking for a seven-year deal as well.  Players have always been attracted to the almighty dollar at free agent time, but now more than ever, the length of the contract is becoming as important, if not more important, than the number […]

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Should The Mets Consider Signing Jorge de la Rosa?

An article by posted on November 18, 2010 0 Comments

The free agent class for pitchers this off-season is simple.  There’s Cliff Lee and there’s everyone else.   That being said (sorry if I just brought back bad memories of Omar Minaya), since the Mets do not appear to be contestants on “Who Wants To Be A Lee-lionaire?”, there is one member of “everyone else” […]

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