Nick Markakis Position: Right Fielder Bats: Left, Throws: Left Age on Opening Day: 31 2014 Snapshot While Nick Markakis didn’t return to his old self this year, he did bounce back significantly from a sub-replacement level season in 2013. He had solid seasons on both offense and defense, improving his wRC+ from 88 to 106 […]
I'm a lifelong Mets fan who loves writing and talking about the Amazins' 24/7. From the Miracle in 1969 to the magic of 1986, and even the near misses in '73 and '00, I've experienced it all - the highs and the lows. I started Mets Merized Online in 2005 to feed my addiction and interact with other passionate Met fans like you. Follow me on Twitter @metsmerized.
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You’ll enjoy this humorous take on yesterday’s settlement with the trustee by Mets owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz. It even features are lovable mascot Mr. Met. It’s in Chinese, but I’m certain you’ll enjoy it all the same. Courtesy of NMA World Edition Videos. Hat tip to JetsMets13.
Center fielder Andres Torres left tonight’s game in the third inning with an apparent injury to his left calf. Backup outfielder Adam Loewen, who is trying to win a job on the Mets’ bench, replaced Torres in the the game. Meanwhile, in other injury related news, Scott Hairston called his first major workout since straining his […]
What a big day for the Mets owners yesterday, huh? Mets fans I’ve spoke to and chatted with seem to have mixed feelings about yesterday’s events. But like I advise all my Mets buddies, stop worrying about what you can’t control and take your emotion out of the equation. Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz were […]
Today’s settlement news has led to quite a few readers who emailed me and disagree with some or all of the points in my last post. And of course that is perfectly fine. I started this site to encourage debate and conversely, I view criticism of what I post on this site as a badge of […]
As most of you now know, Mets ownership and trustee Irving Picard reached a settlement for $162 million this morning, as was first reported by Richard Sandomir of the New York Times. In the light of this news we have also learned that the Mets will not pay anything for three years because their net obligation could end up […]
After years of tossing the idea around, we finally decided to take the proverbial plunge and bring to you what I can only describe as our Amazin’ Labor of Love… Without further adieu, I present to all of you the first look at the Mets Merized Online 2012 Mets Annual. This 2012 Annual will feature […]
After yesterday’s loss to the Astros, the Mets have not won in their last nine Grapefruit League games. At 3-11, they have the worst spring record in the majors. On the bright side, with no game scheduled for today, there’s no chance that they can extend their winless streak to ten. This is certainly not […]
After the game today, the Mets optioned Cesar Puello and Jeremy Hefner to minor league camp. The Mets now have 40 players in major league camp. Original Post 3/16 Add infielders Zach Lutz and Val Pascucci to the list of players that were reassigned to minor league camp. The Mets made the decision to cut them […]
According Andy Martino of the Daily News, manager Terry Collins does not believe Johan Santana will open the season on the disabled list, but he’s not yet decided if Santana will be his Opening Day starter. “I have not decided who is pitching Opening Day. Now, my point is, right now, as we get through spring training, we […]
I wanted to share this great insight by Adam Rubin who posted the following on his blog at ESPN New York in response to a reader’s question on why so many players were cut from major league camp yesterday. Assistant GM John Ricco explained that any player on the 40-man roster who is still in major league […]