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What About Gio Gonzalez?

An article by posted on November 11, 2011 0 Comments
What About Gio Gonzalez?

First off, I’d like to say hello to the MetsMerized fan base. My name is Andrew Wyrich and I am a rabid Mets fan who has bled orange and blue since birth. I write a weekly Mets blog called “Meet The Mess” and I recently have joined the MMO staff to help out with Hot […]

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This Day In MLB History…

An article by posted on November 10, 2011 0 Comments
This Day In MLB History…

August 31, 1997: In front of a crowd of 55,707, Don Mattingly’s uniform number 23 is added to the list of retired numbers on the wall at Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park. Don Mattingly will probably be one of the greatest baseball players ever not to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Who is the […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #13 Darin Gorski, LHP

An article by posted on November 10, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #13 Darin Gorski, LHP

We are back once again for another installment of the 2012 MMO Top 20 Mets Prospect list, featuring the number 13 prospect, LHP Darin Gorski. The Mets selected Gorski in the 7th round of the 2009 amateur draft out of Kutztown University (PA). At the time, they drafted a 21-year-old, 6’4″ left-hander, who needed to […]

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Paterno Fired In Child Sex Abuse Scandal Aftermath

An article by posted on November 10, 2011 0 Comments
Paterno Fired In Child Sex Abuse Scandal Aftermath

Sometimes real events have a way of transcending sports. In the aftermath of the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State, the school’s Board of Trustees have fired legendary football head coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier on Wednesday night. The 84-year-old coach has been at Penn State since 1950 and has been […]

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Phillies About To Go All Omar Minaya On Ryan Madson

An article by posted on November 8, 2011 0 Comments
Phillies About To Go All Omar Minaya On Ryan Madson

Last night it was reported that the Phillies were said to be “making a strong push” to re-sign their closer Ryan Madson who is now a free agent. Jon Heyman of SI.com is now reporting that the two sides are closing in on a new contract, “they’re in serious discussions and it’s hard to imagine it not getting done soon.” […]

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A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Nolan Ryan’s 7 No-Hitters

An article by posted on November 8, 2011 0 Comments
A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Nolan Ryan’s 7 No-Hitters

Nolan Ryan impressed Major League Baseball fans in more ways than one. Was it because he was throwing a mid- 90s fastball while he was 46 years old? Yeah. Was it because of his 324 wins, 3.19 career ERA, and MLB record 5,714 strikeouts? Hell yeah. The most impressive part of Nolan Ryan’s MLB career […]

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Giants Trade Sanchez To Royals For Melky – Missed Opportunity For Mets?

An article by posted on November 7, 2011 0 Comments

According to the the Kansas City Royals, the team has acquired LHP Jonathan Sanchez and Ryan Verdugo from the San Francisco Giants for centerfielder Melky Cabrera. Sanchez, 28, is up for his third year of arbitration elibility (and final year of team control), and would have made something like $5-6MM through the process. Cabrera, 27, is up […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #14 Phillip Evans, SS

An article by posted on November 7, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #14 Phillip Evans, SS

Welcome to part seven, of the MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects countdown. Today’s entry is Mets prospect #14, infielder Phillip Evans. The Mets made Evans an over-slot pick in the 15th round of last June’s amateur draft, out of high school in Carlsbad, CA. While Brandon Nimmo garnered all the media attention, the Mets quietly […]

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Reyes’ Agents Disappointed By Mets Lack Of Initiative

An article by posted on November 6, 2011 0 Comments

Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record on Reyes situation: Reyes’ handlers are disappointed by the lack of initiative on the Mets’ part, but can they really be surprised? With the team’s mounting debt – including the $25 million loan from Major League Baseball that has yet to be repaid — the 2012 payroll will be […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #15 Jefry Marte, 3B

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #15 Jefry Marte, 3B

Once upon a time there was a 17-year-old, highly rated Mets prospect named Jefry Marte. Marte had signed as an IFA in July 2007, two weeks after his 16th birthday. The young, right-hand hitting third baseman made his stateside debut the following year in 2008, playing for the GCL Mets, where he hit a promising […]

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