Tommy Rothman

Tommy Rothman is a 19 year-old sportswriter who is the owner and founder of the popular Knicks News & Comedy Blog: "New York Knicks Memes." Tommy has also been an avid Mets fan since the age of 5 and joined MetsMerized in the summer of 2013. Tommy is a rising sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania. You can follow Tommy on Twitter @KnicksMemes

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Zero Hits and Three Takeaways From Last Night

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
Zero Hits and Three Takeaways From Last Night

In case you missed it (you didn’t), The Mets got no-hit last night. So, what to make of it? 1. It was only a matter of time. For all the talk (Until Johan’s Pyrrhic Victory) about how the Mets had never had a no-hitter, I’ve often been shocked that, in nearly 19 years of being […]

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Vic Black Activated From DL and Optioned To Las Vegas

An article by posted on June 7, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Activated From DL and Optioned To Las Vegas

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets activated reliever Vic Black from the disabled list today and simultaneously optioned him to Triple-A Las Vegas. Black, who began the season on the DL, has missed nearly two months of the season with right shoulder tendinitis. After a dozen uneven rehab outings,  Black had a […]

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Morning Grind: Juan’s Cannon Out Of Commission

An article by posted on June 6, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Juan’s Cannon Out Of Commission

Juan Lagares still has the speed, range, instincts, coordination, and fearlessness that made him a Gold Glover in Center Field last year. But one tool is absent: his arm. After missing the end of last season with an elbow injury, Juan’s rocket of an arm has ranged from decent to weak over the first two […]

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MMO Game Recap: Diamondbacks 7, Mets 2

An article by posted on June 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Diamondbacks 7, Mets 2

The Mets (30-26) fell 7-2 to the Diamondbacks (26-28) on Friday night in Arizona. Jon Niese pitched for the Mets and finally turned in a solid outing, pitching six innings of three-run ball, allowing six hits and walking one while striking out eight. The Mets grabbed an early lead when Michael Cuddyer took Jeremy Hellickson […]

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Morning Grind: Trade Winds Blowing?

An article by posted on June 4, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Trade Winds Blowing?

The MLB Draft is just a few days away, so one might expect front office executives to currently be focusing their attention on the top college and high school players in the nation. But yesterday, the first real trade of the 2015 season went down out West, where Seattle acquired slugger Mark Trumbo from Arizona […]

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MMO Game Recap: Padres 7, Mets 3

An article by posted on June 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Padres 7, Mets 3

The Mets (29-25) fell 7-3 to the Padres (27-28) on Wednesday night in San Diego. Dillon Gee fired blanks in his return from the Disabled List, allowing seven runs (four earned) on eight hits and a walk in four innings, striking out one. The Mets had their chances against James Shields, but didn’t take advantage. […]

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Morning Grind: ASG Voting Shows Mets’ Lack of Star Power

An article by posted on June 3, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: ASG Voting Shows Mets’ Lack of Star Power

The Mets are hanging tough with the Nationals at the top of the division after two months of play. But unlike the last Mets team to win the NL East (2006), this year’s team doesn’t feature elite position players anywhere on the diamond. It’s not a coincidence that, while the ’06 Mets accounted for half […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Padres 0

An article by posted on June 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Padres 0

  The Mets (29-23) beat the Padres (25-28) 7-0 on Monday night in San Diego, moving back into a tie for first place. The Mets’ bats weren’t scared off by the 10 PM start time, getting off to a fast start in the opener of their West Coast swing. New York plated two in the […]

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Morning Grind: Mayberry Has Been A Disaster

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Mayberry Has Been A Disaster

On the bright side, John Mayberry only struck out once yesterday. After Mayberry went 0-for-4 to drop his average to .140 in Sunday’s series finale against the Marlins, Joe D asked me to dig up Mayberry’s splits. I did, but quickly found that there’s no way to spin it. Mayberry has been BAD. Mayberry has […]

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MMO Game Recap: Marlins 9, Mets 5

An article by posted on May 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Marlins 9, Mets 5

The Mets (27-23) fell 9-5 to the Marlins (20-30) on Saturday evening at Citi Field. Jon Niese pitched for the Mets and continued his string of rough outings. The lefty allowed five runs (four earned) on seven hits in four innings, striking out three and walking none. The Mets grabbed an early lead against Tom […]

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