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The Return Of Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on September 9, 2009 0 Comments

Last night Carlos Beltran made his return to Citi Field playing in his first game since June 21, 2009.  At the time Beltran was placed on the DL the Mets were just 2 games out of 1st place in the National League East.  They were above the .500 mark.  One of the reasons why the […]

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Lenny Dykstra is a Ticking Time Bomb

An article by posted on September 9, 2009 0 Comments

Lenny Dykstra is a shell of his former self, at least to those of us Mets fans who grew up in the ‘70’s and ‘80’s.  We knew the Dykstra who led off for the ’86 team and played center field with reckless abandon, the one who won Game 3 of the ’86 NLCS with a […]

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Interview With Jerry Manuel: Fundamentals & Baserunning

An article by posted on September 9, 2009 0 Comments

This weekend, Jerry Manuel was kind enough to answer a couple of questions that were submitted to Mets Merized Online by one of our readers. Dave Ponte spoke with Jerry and asked him: MMO - Do you address each and every fundamental mistake you see with each player after/during each game to ensure that it does not happen […]

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Silence Is Blue And Orange

An article by posted on September 9, 2009 0 Comments

Last night’s “Silent 6th” inning during the Mets telecast was quite interesting, to say the least. I wasn’t sure how I was going to react to it. But when it finally came, it was no big deal. I think the objective was to attract more viewers, by giving those who can’t or won’t go to […]

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MMO Exclusive: Angel Pagan Is A Team First Guy

An article by posted on September 8, 2009 0 Comments

On Friday, we were fortunate enough to ask Angel Pagan a few questions while the Mets were taking batting practice at Citi Field. David Ponte did a superb job covering the Mets for us that day on the field and from the press box. He had to do some quick thinking as most of the questions […]

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Mets Catching Options for 2010

An article by posted on September 8, 2009 0 Comments

I know we still have almost a month to go before the 2009 regular baseball season is over but lets face facts the Mets season ended in July.  It’s time for the Mets and us the fans to look to 2010.   This past week Josh Thole joined the Mets for their series in Colorado.  Thole […]

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Nick Evans Going To Winter Ball

An article by posted on September 8, 2009 0 Comments

  MMO has learned that first baseman Nick Evans will be one of several Mets that will be playing winter ball this off season. David Ponte met up with Evans this past weekend and asked him what his plans were for the off season. Q- What positives if any can you take from this season? […]

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Carlos Beltran Returns Tonight

An article by posted on September 8, 2009 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran returns to the Mets starting lineup tonight for the first time in more than two months, reports Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post. While his return will not help the Mets avoid missing the playoffs for the third straight year, Beltran’s return should bring some legitimacy to the Mets lineup. Prior to […]

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9/7 Minor League Report! NIESEN!!!

An article by posted on September 7, 2009 0 Comments

Well, another minor league season has come to an end. Full of ups (the Savannah quartet, Davis, the late surge of Nieuwenhuis/Guzman/Maldonado/Havens) and downs (Kunz, Evans, more Rustich injuries). Those of you reading this on MMO and NYFS – this will be my final post to your respective eyes until I come back for 2010 […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on September 7, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (3-7; -8.5) The Atlanta Braves had a dreadful series against the Cincinnati Reds, and carry their 5-game losing streak to Houston to play the Astros. Thursday’s pitching matchup features Derek Lowe vs. Roy Oswalt. The Braves are falling from the Wild Card race as they are now 7 games back of the Rockies. […]

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