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Week 14 Mets Pitching Review: Robles Shines In Relief

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
Week 14 Mets Pitching Review: Robles Shines In Relief

A review of the latest turn through the Mets starting rotation: Name Innings Hits Earned Runs Strikeouts Walks ERA WHIP Quality Start Matz (7-3) 6.0 4 2(2) 7 2 2.74 1.13 Yes(12/8) DeGrom (3-2) 6.0 5 3(3) 6 1 2.96 1.14 Yes (12/9) Colon (6-3) 0.1 0 0(0) 0 0 3.00 1.19 No (14/8) Syndergaard (8-2) […]

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Why Haven’t The Mets Turned To Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
Why Haven’t The Mets Turned To Dilson Herrera

There appears to be two very different views of Mets second base prospect Dilson Herrera. The first is the player who absolutely rakes in the minors hitting .310/.362/.504 over two seasons at Triple-A Las Vegas.  This is the player the Mets see as their second baseman of the future – a future that was supposed to […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Signing Reyes Is More Than A PR Issue

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Signing Reyes Is More Than A PR Issue

MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love, Originally Published on Fair and Unbalanced In 2006, the Mets were one pitch away — albeit, a nasty, possibly unhittable Adam Wainwright curveball (that Carlos Beltran watched for strike three with the bases loaded, but I digress) – from making the World Series.  That team was led by two of the game’s […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Two Game Series Against WS Foe

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Sweep Two Game Series Against WS Foe

3 Up 1. The Bullpen Coming into the opener on Tuesday night against the Royals, the Mets bullpen never could have anticipated the relief they would have to provide in it. Just four pitches into the game, starter Bartolo Colon took a ball right back at him, hitting him in the thumb. Colon would have […]

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1986 Mets vs 2016 Mets: Was Strawberry Right?

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
1986 Mets vs 2016 Mets: Was Strawberry Right?

An MMO Fan Shot by Carl Aridas In a recent interview, featured here on Metsmerized Online, Mets’ great Darryl Strawberry stated that the 2016 NY Mets couldn’t compare to the 1986 Mets team that won the World Series.  Given that the 1986 anniversary celebration just passed at Shea, errr Citi Field, I wondered whether Darryl was […]

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Measuring the Disappointment of the 2016 Mets

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
Measuring the Disappointment of the 2016 Mets

There have certainly been many disappointing seasons in the Mets’ 54 year history.  Some that fell below already low expectations, others in which the fresh promise of winter never materialized, and yet others in which they failed to build upon the success of previous seasons. Of course, it’s that last category that marks the 2016 […]

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As Mets Consider A Jose Reyes Reunion, Here’s Why They Should Sign Him

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
As Mets Consider A Jose Reyes Reunion, Here’s Why They Should Sign Him

A team source has told Adam Rubin of ESPN that the Mets are now considering bringing back Jose Reyes once he becomes a free agent. It’s a complete reversal from five days ago when this team source described a reunion with Reyes as having “virtually no chance.” After getting swept by the Atlanta Braves over the weekend and […]

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Come On Maverick, Get In The Fight

An article by posted on June 20, 2016 0 Comments
Come On Maverick, Get In The Fight

In my last post, I told you it had to get worse before it could get better.  Well, its worse.  So now it HAS TO get better. In times of trouble, think outside the box.  Be unique; unorthodox, and come up with a solution.  In other words, be a Maverick.  Sandy Alderson was dubbed the […]

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The Coming Conundrum When Wheeler Returns

An article by posted on June 20, 2016 0 Comments
The Coming Conundrum When Wheeler Returns

If you thought that Zack Wheeler rejoining the rotation upon his return in a couple of weeks was a slam dunk… Think again. Mets manager Terry Collins is having some second thoughts about it, and honestly I can’t blame him. This won’t be an easy decision. “When that time comes, when Zack Wheeler’s ready to […]

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A Father’s Day Tale: Heroes Don’t Always Hit Home Runs

An article by posted on June 19, 2016 0 Comments
A Father’s Day Tale: Heroes Don’t Always Hit Home Runs

It was my first baseball game. And it was almost my last. In the summer of 1972 I was pushing Tonka trucks around the floor in a one bedroom apartment in The Bronx. I noted the wide range of emotions my Dad went through watching a 2 ½ hour baseball game. Happiness, frustration, cheering, despair. […]

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Week 13 Mets Pitching Review

An article by posted on June 18, 2016 0 Comments
Week 13 Mets Pitching Review

A review of the latest turn through the Mets starting rotation: Best Start: I think signing of Bartolo Colon in 2014 (2 years, $20 million) will quietly go down as one of the most influential and productive acquisitions of the Sandy Alderson era. He finished 202 innings in 2014, 194 last year, and he’s second on […]

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