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Brooklyn Cyclones Team Report – Stretch Run Edition!

An article by posted on August 9, 2011 0 Comments
Brooklyn Cyclones Team Report – Stretch Run Edition!

We want to welcome Peter Shapiro to the Mets Merized Online staff. Most of you know Pete from the comment threads and the many Mets Minor League posts he’s submitted via our Fan Shots. Glad to have on the team, Pete! – Joe D. Usually at this time of year, the stretch run, is prime […]

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Mets Farm Report: August 8th, 2011 – Michael Fulmer Debuts

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Buffalo Bisons 2 – Syracuse Chiefs 8 Not the best of starts or worst of starts for Chris Schwinden. In the 4th a Josh Satin error put him in a bind with two on and no outs. It seemed like he would be fine when Mike Nickeas threw behind the runner at second, got him […]

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Let’s Face It, Mike Pelfrey Has Maxed Out As A New York Met

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Let’s Face It, Mike Pelfrey Has Maxed Out As A New York Met

Last night was just another example of Mike Pelfrey being Mike Pelfrey. After cruising through the San Diego lineup for the first five innings allowing just one run, it all came crashing down on the right-hander in the sixth. The 27-year-old allowed three runs on four sharply hit balls and a sac fly. The Amazin’s so called “ace” left […]

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Latest Reyes Trip To DL, May Have A Good Side Effect For The Mets

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The New York Mets have once again had to place Jose Reyes on the disabled list as a result of a hamstring strain. However, this bit of bad news for the team, may have at least one positve side effect to it. This scenario could actually be helpful for the Mets when you take a deeper look. It […]

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The Never Say Die Mets, and Other Feeble Thoughts

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The Never Say Die Mets, and Other Feeble Thoughts

I have to say, that although the 2011 version of the Mets is a win, a loss, a loss, a win, there have been no dearth of exciting comebacks this season. For instance, take last night. Down and almost out, they rallied with big hits by David Wright and Lucas Duda (he is starting to […]

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Duda Delivers A Walk-Off Hit And Leads Amazins To A 9-8 Win!

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Game Summary Another sub-par start for Pelfrey, smashed up bullpen, but thankfully the Mets offense never died. After losing two of the biggest offensive attributes, the Mets rallied late to get the walk-off victory, 9-8! Game Notes Mike Pelfrey; here we go again. Another Mike Pelfrey sub-par start tonight. He’s not the groundball pitcher we […]

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Torn MCL Wipes Out Season For Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on August 8, 2011 0 Comments

“All he was saying was, ‘Get me off the field,’” manager Terry Collins said. “That’s all he kept saying was, ‘Get me off the field. Get me off the field.’” According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Daniel Murphy has suffered a grade 2 tear of the medial collateral ligament in his left knee, […]

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Alderson: Reyes Could Miss 2-3 Weeks, Heading To DL

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Alderson: Reyes Could Miss 2-3 Weeks, Heading To DL

This is so unbelievable it’s difficult for me to even write, but general manager Sandy Alderson just said during a radio interview on WFAN that shortstop Jose Reyes is “very likely” to miss 2-3 weeks. That’s about the same amount of time Reyes missed the last time he strained his left hamstring last month and went on the disabled list. […]

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Why Must The Mets Play With Our Emotions So Much?

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Being a Mets fans is a full time job. It takes a toll on you mentally, physically (if you break stuff) and emotionally. I can not remember a season in recent memory that was just fun, exciting and enjoyable without any let downs at seasons end. It’s part of what makes being a Mets fan […]

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The Straw That Broke The Camels Back

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As much as it pains me to say, yesterday’s loss meant more than just an “L” in the loss column. It pretty much signified the end of the Mets playing somewhat meaningful baseball in 2011. The loss dropped the Mets back below .500 and nine back in the wild card. Couple that with the loss […]

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