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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October 27, 1986: The Dream Has Come True

An article by posted on October 27, 2009 0 Comments
October 27, 1986:  The Dream Has Come True

Two days ago, I wrote about the twenty-third anniversary of Game 6 of the 1986 World Series.  Miraculous as that game was, all it did was force a seventh and deciding game.  Do you remember seeing the replay of Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk waving for the ball to stay fair in the 1975 World […]

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For Mets Fans, It’s Like A Horror Movie That Never Ends

An article by posted on October 26, 2009 0 Comments

Fellow Mets fans, it is with sadness that I must report that our nightmares have become a reality. The Doomsday Series is now upon us, as both the Phillies and the Yankees have earned the right to face each other in the 2009 World Series. They will be playing in the Fall Classic no Mets […]

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Did John Lackey Pitch His Way Onto The Mets?

An article by posted on October 23, 2009 0 Comments

John Lackey has been with the Angels since 2002, when he helped them win the World Series.  He has been the heart and soul of their pitching staff for eight seasons. Now he may have thrown his last pitch for Los Angeles/Anaheim/California. Is it possible that his performance for the Angels in Game 5 of […]

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Why We Can’t Have A Yankees-Phillies World Series

An article by posted on October 20, 2009 0 Comments

The Yankees finished with the best record in baseball, swept the red-hot Twins in the ALDS and are now playing the Angels in the American League Championship Series.  The Phillies won their third straight division title, were clutch in Colorado and are now trying to repeat as National League Champions.  Both teams are currently three […]

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How About Brandon Lyon Setting Up K-Rod?

An article by posted on October 20, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, Joe D posted a blog suggesting that picking up J.J. Putz’s option would be a waste of money.  I happen to agree with his position.  Putz’s option is way too much for a man who has been a shadow of himself due to various injuries.  There are other less expensive options the Mets could […]

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Mets Aren’t The Only Team That Peaked In 2006

An article by posted on October 19, 2009 0 Comments

Three years ago today, Carlos Beltran got a good look at an Adam Wainwright curveball and the Cardinals went on to the 2006 World Series.  (I have spared my fellow Mets fans from having to see that picture by showing you a photo of Beltran hitting a home run against the Cardinals instead.)  After that […]

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Reyes To Have Surgery In Dallas Thursday

An article by posted on October 14, 2009 0 Comments

After putting it off for months, the day has finally come for Jose Reyes and the scalpel to become acquainted.  From the category of better late than never, Jose Reyes will be undergoing surgery on his injured right leg.  According to the Associated Press and Bart Hubbuch’s blog in the New York Post, the surgery […]

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Hideki Matsui To The Mets? Just Say No!

An article by posted on October 10, 2009 0 Comments

In Newsday, David Lennon posted an interesting article about the possibility of Godzilla coming ashore in Flushing next season.  I hope Omar Minaya doesn’t read that article.  We don’t need him to get inspired by it. The Mets need a power hitter who can play left field or first base.  Hideki Matsui hit 28 HR […]

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MMO Delivers The Eulogy For The 2009 Mets

An article by posted on October 6, 2009 0 Comments

The 2009 Mets lived an interesting life even though it ended sooner than we would have liked. They wanted to be your friend throughout the season; the kind of friend that stood by you when you needed one to make you stand up and cheer. Sometimes they succeeded (the last three games of the season) […]

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Last Call At Citi Field; Mets Sweep Astros 4-0

An article by posted on October 4, 2009 0 Comments

Like a wounded prizefighter hoping to get one last chance at the title, the Mets fought their way through a difficult 2009 season.  They kept getting pushed aside, beaten down and left for dead.  The season might have ended much earlier than Mets fans expected (like July), but at least the Mets gave the hearty […]

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