Mets News & Notes

Homefield Advantage Paying Dividends for the Mets

An article by posted on May 24, 2010 0 Comments

As we are approaching the end of the second month of the second season in the newly constructed Citi Field, it appears as if the Mets have finally figured out their new gem and how to use it to their advantage.  Initially the new ballpark drew concerns from about every Mets fan in the United […]

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Mets Get Igarashi Back, Demote Manny Acosta

An article by posted on May 23, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have activated reliever Ryota Igarashi from the disabled list and he will be in the bullpen when the Mets play their finale tonight against the Yankees. According to mets.com, rather than send highly regarded prospect Jenrry Mejia back to the Minor Leagues to stretch out as a starter, the Mets opted to keep […]

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Trade Winds: Rod Barajas, Andy Sonnanstine, Roy Oswalt

An article by posted on May 22, 2010 0 Comments

As my colleague Mike Lloyd informed us last night, Houston Astros ace Roy Oswalt has demanded a trade and will waive his no-trade clause to get something expedited. From the sound of it, this might be something that gets done very soon and will not linger on until the July trade deadline. I just wanted […]

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2010 National League All-Stars… Starting Center Field, Carlos Beltran?

An article by posted on May 22, 2010 0 Comments

As you all are well aware the All-Star ballots are a joke.  We all know it is a popularity contest and more times then not, a more popular player will be chosen over a more deserving player.  In addition to being a mockery of the League’s best talent, it also reflects 1900 technology resorting to […]

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R.A. Dickey Starts Wednesday, Takahashi On Friday

An article by posted on May 17, 2010 0 Comments

According to a new report on WFAN and other sources, knuckleballer R.A. Dickey is expected to get called up from Buffalo and make his first start for the Mets on Wednesday against the Washington Nationals. Earlier today, SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt revealed that a locker in the Mets clubhouse in Atlanta already had Dickey’s name on it, suggesting an impending roster […]

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Jose, Jose, Jose, Jose… Who Are You?

An article by posted on May 13, 2010 0 Comments

So I sat down with the intention of writing an article about Jose Reyes.  I wanted to discuss how high my expectations where of him and how he never became the player everyone expected him too and probably never will. I looked at some statistical analysis and I have to say….I was a bit surprised.  Jose […]

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Val Pascucci Back With The Bisons

An article by posted on May 13, 2010 0 Comments

According to this press release, via NJ.com, the Camden Riversharks announced today that designated hitter, Valentino Pascucci has signed a contract with the New York Mets organization. He will join New York’s AAA team, the Buffalo Bisons, of the International League. “Valentino was a team leader for us. He came in as a former major […]

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A Day To Remember: My First Visit to Citi Field

An article by posted on May 12, 2010 0 Comments

Since this will be my first post on Mets Merized Online, I figured it would be only fitting that I share with you my “first” visit to the amazing Citi Field.  I am sure many of you have visited Citi Field numerous times and the luster of it has most likely faded, but I encourage […]

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Clutch or Not, This Team Can Fight

An article by posted on May 12, 2010 0 Comments

One of the positive things that I have been seeing from this team in the past few weeks is the way they seem to always fight. At times a hit with a runner on base seems to be too tall of an order and it can be very frustrating for a fan. However, when at […]

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Chris Carter Called Up, Catalanotto DFA’d

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier today, Joe D. posted a blog saying that 1B/OF Chris Carter is very close to joining the Mets. In it he wrote, With the Mets’ continuing reluctance to take on additional payroll, they find themselves in the very fortunate (and envious) position of tapping into their minor league system for help that appears to […]

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