Tommy Rothman

Tommy Rothman is a 17 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 will begin his freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania this fall. You can follow Tommy on Twitter @KnicksMemes .

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MMO Morning Grind: The Meaning of Bobby Abreu

An article by posted on April 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: The Meaning of Bobby Abreu

Good morning, Mets fans! Rough loss last night. I was there to watch my school sing the National Anthem, but left fairly early in the game with my friends (who aren’t Mets fans, so are they really my friends?), in part due to the freezing cold. But I was definitely there for the first inning, when […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Where Have You Gone, Jeurys Familia?

An article by posted on April 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Where Have You Gone, Jeurys Familia?

Good morning, Mets fans! Nobody has seen or heard from Jeurys Familia in ages. They say that if you listen hard, on certain nights when the moon is full, you can still hear him howling at the night sky. But I’m not buying it. But seriously, where is Familia? After taking the loss on Opening […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Cardinals 1

An article by posted on April 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Cardinals 1

The Mets (12-10) defeated the Cardinals (12-11) by a score of 4-1 on Thursday afternoon at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon took the ball for the Mets and was very solid, holding the Cardinals at bay while his belly rippled in the cool spring breeze. Bartolo held St Louis to 1 run on 4 hits in […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Wild Wind Sparks Wild Win, Things Are Looking Up

An article by posted on April 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Wild Wind Sparks Wild Win, Things Are Looking Up

Good Morning, Mets fans! Great win last night. The Mets, despite having had one of the league’s toughest schedules so far, are over 500 and are keeping pace with the fastest starters in the National League. But they haven’t been hitting lately. The Mets rank poorly in nearly every offensive category (except for strikeouts!). So […]

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MMO Morning Grind: The Insurance Run Epidemic

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: The Insurance Run Epidemic

Good morning, Mets fans! Let me set the scene. The Mets head into an important inning, late in the game. It might even be the 9th. It’s usually the 9th. They’re down by a run, or maybe 2. Whatever the deficit is, it’s usually larger by the time the inning ends. The Mets hand out […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Too Much “Free Baseball” Could Prove Costly

An article by posted on April 21, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Too Much “Free Baseball” Could Prove Costly

Good morning, Mets Fans! Nice win yesterday, although it took a bit too long, dragging on for 14 innings before Curtis Granderson won it by doing what he does best: making an out. The absurd length of yesterday’s game is actually what brings me to the topic of this edition of the Morning Grind. The […]

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MMO Morning Grind: More Replay!

An article by posted on April 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: More Replay!

Good Morning, Mets fans! What a frustrating loss last night. At least we fought hard. Anyway, the moment from the game that’s weighing most on my mind this morning is, of course, “The Shoe Play”. With 2 out and 2 on, Freddie Freeman hit a ball “straight into the ground” which seemingly ricocheted off of […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 7, Mets 5

An article by posted on April 19, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 7, Mets 5

The Mets (8-9) lost to the Braves (12-5) by a score of 7-5 tonight at Citi Field. Ervin Santana got the start for Atlanta, and he ran into early trouble by giving up a walk and a stolen base to Eric Young, which was followed by an RBI single from David Wright that give the […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Coming Home… for Better or Worse

An article by posted on April 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Coming Home… for Better or Worse

Good morning, Mets fans! We managed to stay over 500 yesterday, in part because we didn’t have a game. Tonight, the Mets will be coming home to begin a nice, long, 10-game homestand. I’m especially excited for tonight’s matchup with the Braves, as I will be attending my first game of the year (although, since […]

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MMO Morning Grind: The Cautionary Tale of John Buck

An article by posted on April 17, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: The Cautionary Tale of John Buck

Good morning, Mets fans! Nice win yesterday! We’re over 500. Can we get to 90? Time will tell. Anyway, we’ve reached the point in the season where we can start to throw around terms like “good start” and “bad start” for certain players. But stats at this point in the season can still be incredibly […]

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