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No Offense, No Defense, No Control, No Win. Mets Lose 6-1 To Astros.

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Niese had a decent short outing but walked a good amount of batters. Bullpen and offense lacked majorly. Mets lose another 6-1 to the Astros and take last place in the NL. Jason Bay returns tomorrow though! Game Notes Jon Niese must love to give batters a free base because he gave up […]

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Jose And David

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

Did any of you see David playing catch with the kids over the weekend?  I doubt anyone told him to do that – it’s just Big Brother playing catch with the kids and having fun at the ball field.  David has three younger brothers and knows how to play his role – the faces of […]

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Buffalo Rained Out; B-Mets Win Second Straight; St. Lucie Streak Ends At Nine

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Minors 4.18.2011 BUFFALO – ROCHESTER –: Postponed/rain. BINGHAMTON 6, PORTLAND 5: The B-Mets made it two wins in a row after they defeated Portland, 6-5, Monday night. Binghamton (4-6) got 4.1 innings out of starter Brandon Moore, who struck out four batters but allowed six hits and four earned runs. Ricky Brooks, Eric Niesen and […]

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MLB Power Rankings – Week 2

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

Here are the top and bottom five of week two’s MLB Power Rankings as posted on the Daily News. Thanks to the Mets, the Colorado Rockies moved up six spots to claim the top spot. Top Five 1. Colorado Rockies (12-3, Last week: 6) At 12-3, they have the best record in baseball and have […]

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Young Pitching Prospects Show Promise Early

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

With still 147 games to play, a small winning streak gets us right back near .500. But, while the big club continues to struggle, some of the promising young pitching prospects down in the minors are showing their potential early. The trio of Jeurys Familia, Jenrry Mejia, and Matt Harvey, who are the top 3 […]

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Gee Strong, Reyes Ignites Mets 3-2 Win

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee had a good outing, Jose Reyes was the tablesetter and new #2 hitter Josh Thole was productive and the Mets broke their losing streak, beating the Braves 3-2. Game Notes Dillon Gee in his first start of the season looked great. Gee only got in trouble once, and that was in the second […]

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Mets Lose Both Games In Doubleheader Against Braves; 4-2, 4-0

An article by posted on April 16, 2011 0 Comments

Game One: Game Summary Mets get out slugged as DJ Carrasco gets over matched against the Braves’ long balls. The bullpen holds together, and the offense fell silent. Mets lose the first game of the double header, 4-2 to the Braves. Game Notes When the Mets chose DJ Carrasco to start for them in a […]

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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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Doug’s Dugout – A Twin Killing, Tulo, The North Atlantic

An article by posted on April 15, 2011 0 Comments
Doug’s Dugout – A Twin Killing, Tulo, The North Atlantic

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: The North Atlantic, a Twin Killing, Tulo, and other assorted feeble thoughts. I suppose if the Titanic once sank in April so can the Mets.  However, it is only two weeks into the season, and way to early to lower the lifeboats, but the team is taking on water. […]

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Not So Amazins’ Get Swept By Rockies; All Alone In Last Place

An article by posted on April 15, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets, backed by overall sloppy play on both the pitching side of the ball, and the defensive side and lost both games in today’s back-to-back double header. Game 1 – Rockies Win 6-5 R.A. Dickey started today, and didn’t have a very good outing today, allowing five runs on eight hits, walking four and […]

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