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The Impact of Reyes’ Return On Tuesday

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments
The Impact of Reyes’ Return On Tuesday

With the news breaking that All-Star Shortstop Jose Reyes would run Sunday, which he did, and then fly to Brooklyn today for a rehab game with the Cyclones – it’s just what the doctor ordered for the Mets. Right now the Mets are on thin ice, they stand 8 1/2 games behind the wild card leading […]

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Pelfrey Punished In Fifth, Bullpen Can’t Hold, Mets Lose 8-5 To Phillies

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had four good innings, but was punished in the fifth inning and the bullpen failed to stop the bleeding and a late-inning push couldn’t save the Mets as they lost the game 8-5, and the series to the Phillies Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had a bad outing, getting through four innings relatively unscathed, […]

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Mets Had A Good “Hair” Day Last Night

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Had A Good “Hair” Day Last Night

You can read all about the Mets proficiency against the Phillies’ Cole Hamels in this witty and insightful post by Ed Leyro, penned after last night’s game. On another note, how about the play of utility outfielder Scott Hairston lately and his huge career game at Citi Field last night? It turns out that while the […]

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Carlos Beltran = Pure Awesomeness

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran = Pure Awesomeness

No need to worry about why Carlos Beltran is not in the line-up today, Terry Collins said he is suffering from flu-like symptoms. Conspiracy theorists – go back to your places for now. Beltran started his second half with a bang last night, hitting his 14th homerun of the season in the eighth inning, and […]

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A Look at Possible Prospects in Potential Carlos Beltran Deal

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments

If the Mets are truly interested in getting an “A” prospect in return for Carlos Beltran here are some guys they need to consider from potentially interested teams. Detroit Tigers 1. Jacob Turner – 1st round pick in 2009 and part of the terrific high school crop that featured Zack Wheeler (who we will see […]

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Follow Mets Merized Online, And Join Us On Our Crusade

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments
Follow Mets Merized Online, And Join Us On Our Crusade

As of this morning, we now have over 3,160 dedicated Mets fans following us on Twitter. Not nearly enough for the battle that lies ahead. We are an extraordinary species and when we are banded together in great numbers, there is nothing we can’t do. We are led by a powerful force we simply know as @metsmerized, which you can […]

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Blame Sandy for K-Rod’s New Deal?

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments

The most frustrating part about being a Mets fan lately is that every single decision seems to draw a line in the sand. You’re either with Sandy, or against him. Moves that would have seemed meaningless or worth the gamble such as signing Chris Young to a small contract are seen as reasons to complain […]

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Brewers GM Gets K-Rod To Waive Option

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments

Francisco Rodriguez has agreed to waive the vesting option on his contract, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney. The option stipulated that he’d make $17.5 million if he finished 55 games this year. The vesting option for 55 games finished still in place — but now it’s a mutual option, which means both sides have to […]

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Decoding Alderson’s GM-Speak: Hey Beltran, You’re Outta Here!

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments

What else was Sandy Alderson going to say? In a classic case of GM-Speak, Alderson said in a conference call, “I certainly wouldn’t draw any conclusions from this transaction,’’ regarding the trade of Francisco Rodriguez to Milwaukee. He might be the only one. This was about dumping salary, totally understandable considering the Mets didn’t want to […]

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Ready, Willing, But Are They Able?

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments
Ready, Willing, But Are They Able?

All three Mets relievers who are expected to try their hands at replacing Francisco Rodriguez weighed in on the situation on Thursday. Here is what each of them had to say about closing. “If nobody gets an ego, we’ll be just fine,” said Isringhausen (1-0, 3.14 ERA, 35 games). I don’t think any of us will […]

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