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The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

An article by posted on July 11, 2014 0 Comments
The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

At 31 years old, Carlos Torres has established himself as the Mets most reliable workhorse out of the bullpen. Last night, Torres made his 42nd appearance of the season in the team’s 3-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves. He contributed one inning of scoreless relief, dropping his season’s ERA to 2.93. In the early stages […]

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MMO Fan Shot: It’s Time; Make A Move, Sandy!

An article by posted on July 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: It’s Time; Make A Move, Sandy!

An MMO fan Shot by Joe Santarelli-Hansen Four years have passed since the current front office led by general manager Sandy Alderson have taken charge. During his first three trade deadlines with the Mets, Sandy has never done anything to improve the major league roster although under his leadership the farm system has shown vast improvement. […]

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Command Performance: DeGrom Brings His Best To Mets Rotation

An article by posted on July 9, 2014 0 Comments
Command Performance: DeGrom Brings His Best To Mets Rotation

The Mets came out firing on all cylinders on Tuesday night at Citi Field, as they scored five runs in the first three innings to quickly go up on the Braves 5-0, behind a hitting attack lead by the surging Curtis Granderson, who launched his 14th dinger on the season in the first inning. On a […]

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MMO Di-Jest: Exotic Wagering

An article by posted on July 9, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Di-Jest: Exotic Wagering

First a word of introduction. My name is Larry Smith and I will be submitting articles to Metsmerized periodically, perhaps once or twice per week.  I have been writing humor articles (or at least they try to be) for a few years, first at Randy Medina’s THE APPLE and more recently at THE REAL DIRTY METS […]

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Should The Mets Move Daniel Murphy?

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Should The Mets Move Daniel Murphy?

I have been listening to sports radio, reading Mets Twitter, and reading articles for the past couple days as the trade deadline gets closer and closer. I keep hearing the same notion expressed by Mets fans– if the Mets trade Murphy, it indicates an unwillingness to pay good players money to keep them in New […]

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Mets Outfield Merry-Go-Round Needs to Stop

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Outfield Merry-Go-Round Needs to Stop

On Opening Day, the Mets appeared poised to start off the new campaign with a consistent outfield of Juan Lagares and their two offseason acquisitions, Chris Young and Curtis Granderson. However, since Young was scratched with a hamstring injury and started the season on the disabled list, the Mets outfield has been a revolving door. […]

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Sell, Sandy, Sell

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Sell, Sandy, Sell

The current standings for the Mets comes as no real surprise. I predicted on the air the Mets would win 78 games this season while losing 84, a modest improvement over recent years. In doing so, I also admitted I might be caught up in preseason hype because a serious analysis of the roster left […]

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Flores Crushes Sixth Home Run In Four Days With 15 RBIs

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Flores Crushes Sixth Home Run In Four Days With 15 RBIs

Wilmer Flores is an unstoppable force. He did it again on Sunday, blasting another home run, scoring a pair of runs and driving in three. He now has 18 RBI in his last ten games and six home runs in his last five games. Since his demotion to Triple-A, Flores is batting .419 with a […]

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Murphy Earns First All Star Selection, Lone Mets Representative

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Earns First All Star Selection, Lone Mets Representative

July 6 – Updated 8:00 PM Major League Baseball tonight announced that Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy was selected to his first All-Star team as National League Manager Mike Matheny’s selection. The 85th Major League Baseball All-Star Game will take place July 15 at Minnesota’s Target Field. Murphy is the third Mets second baseman named to […]

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Lucas Duda Is Finally Looking Like An Everyday Player

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Is Finally Looking Like An Everyday Player

Coming into the season, Lucas Duda found himself in the awkward position of being in a platoon at first base with a player who, like him, batted from the left side of the plate.  Over the first two-plus weeks of the season, Duda and Ike Davis shared starting duties at first base, with Duda penciled […]

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