Tommy Rothman

Tommy Rothman is a 20 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 junior at the University of Pennsylvania and a sports editor for the student newspaper, the Daily Pennsylvanian. You can follow Tommy on Twitter @KnicksMemes

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MMO Game Recap: Red Sox 9, Mets 4

An article by posted on March 20, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Red Sox 9, Mets 4

  The Mets (7-8) fell by a score of 9-4 to the Boston Red Sox (8-12) on Sunday afternoon at Tradition Field. Noah Syndergaard pitched well for the Mets, allowing two runs (one earned) on six hits in five innings, striking out five and walking none. The Mets nearly fell behind in the second inning, […]

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Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of spending 40 minutes on the phone with ESPN Senior Baseball Writer Keith Law. Keith is a lead baseball analyst for ESPN.com and senior analyst for Scouts.Inc. He formerly worked in the front office of the Toronto Blue Jays. I interviewed Keith before last season and he graciously […]

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Mets, Familia Reach Agreement, Avoiding Arbitration

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets, Familia Reach Agreement, Avoiding Arbitration

The Mets avoided arbitration with closer Jeurys Familia on Wednesday, agreeing upon a one-year, $4.1 million deal, per reports. Familia, 26, emerged as a star in 2015, taking over the closer’s role and notching 43 saves and a league-high 65 games finished. Familia had an ERA of 1.85 and a WHIP of 1.00, striking out […]

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Mets trade Darrell Ceciliani to Blue Jays

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets trade Darrell Ceciliani to Blue Jays

The Mets have traded OF Darrell Ceciliani to the Toronto Blue Jays, the clubs have confirmed. Ceciliani hit .206 in 68 at-bats last season. He started 13 games in the early part of the season, having a couple nice moments but mostly struggling before being sent back to the minors when the Mets upgraded their […]

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Mets and Yoenis Cespedes Agree To Three-Year, $75 Million Deal

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets and Yoenis Cespedes Agree To Three-Year, $75 Million Deal

Mets Reach Deal With Yoenis Cespedes! Yoenis Cespedes and the New York Mets have agreed to a three-year deal worth $75 million dollars, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal includes a provision that Cespedes will be able to opt-out after one year (in which he will make $27.5 M). The deal also includes a full […]

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Are Mets Punished In Trades Because Of Their Top Young Pitchers?

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Punished In Trades Because Of Their Top Young Pitchers?

The Mets’ young core is giving the fans hope for a sustained run of success. But the mere presence of these budding superstars, in a bizarre way, holds them back as they try to supplement this core. Every team wants to break up our top young rotation. Other teams ignore our silver, simply because they see we […]

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Mets’ Latest Move Is Frustrating, Because Of What It Isn’t

An article by posted on December 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets’ Latest Move Is Frustrating, Because Of What It Isn’t

The Mets signed Alejandro De Aza to a 1-year, $5.75 M deal today. When the news first broke, reactions were positive. De Aza is by no means a great player, but he is decent, and a solid upgrade over Kirk Nieuwenhuis (his four memorable home runs aside) in the 5th outfielder slot. With that need […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets Advance To NLCS With 3-2 Win Over Dodgers

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets Advance To NLCS With 3-2 Win Over Dodgers

They broke our legs. We broke their hearts. The Mets emerged with a gutty win in a winner-take-all Game 5 against the Dodgers on Thursday night in Los Angeles, earning themselves a date with the Chicago Cubs in the NLCS. Jacob deGrom got the ball with the season on the line and battled through six […]

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MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 5, Mets 2, NLDS Tied 1-1

An article by posted on October 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 5, Mets 2, NLDS Tied 1-1

The New York Mets lost 5-2 to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night at Dodgers Stadium to even the series at 1-1. Noah Syndergaard pitched pretty well for the Mets. Thor went 6.1 innings, allowing 3 runs on 5 hits and 4 walks, striking out 9. But Thor was inefficient and it cost him, […]

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To Beat The Dodgers, Mets Must Trump A Pair Of Aces

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
To Beat The Dodgers, Mets Must Trump A Pair Of Aces

When Joe D messaged the staff with some roundtable questions the other day, the first one on the list asked us what the key was going to be to beating the Dodgers. I responded that the key would be finding a way to win when Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke are on the mound. But […]

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