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Talking Mets Minors With Seedlings To Stars – Part One

An article by posted on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
Talking Mets Minors With Seedlings To Stars – Part One

Today I have the pleasure of treating you to a terrific Q & A I conducted with Wally Fish and Nathaniel Stoltz, two of the guys behind the great baseball site Seedlings To Stars. Last week they posted their 2012 Mets Prospect List, and what makes theirs so unique is that they do theirs by listing […]

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Citi Field Tribute: We Remember Gary Carter 1954 – 2012

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Citi Field Tribute: We Remember Gary Carter 1954 – 2012

A beautiful and fitting tribute by the New York Mets at Citi Field. Here at Mets Merized Online, we’ll pay tribute to Gary Carter for “8″ days –  with thoughts and well wishes from both our readers and writers. We invite you to share your thoughts, old photos, collectibles, or anything you deem fitting. We’ll also be […]

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Rotation Concerns, 2012 Callups, Alderson

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Rotation Concerns, 2012 Callups, Alderson

ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin had his weekly chat on Thursday and I cherry picked a few questions I thought would make for an interesting debate. With all of the potential question marks with the rotation, how could they not bring in one pitcher to compete for a job? Money. Bottom line is Dillon Gee […]

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Here’s To You Kid!

An article by posted on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
Here’s To You Kid!

All I know about Gary Carter are the stories that I’ve read or that others have told me, plus what I’ve learned from watching various films, interviews and documentaries. From what I have always heard and read about Doc, Straw, Keith and many of others on that 1986 team, they were heavy duty partiers and what […]

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Video: Gary Carter Reactions From The 1986 Mets

An article by posted on February 16, 2012 0 Comments
Video: Gary Carter Reactions From The 1986 Mets

FRANK CASHEN: “The genesis of the trade was that we wanted to add a big bat to the lineup. He did that right away, but perhaps more importantly was the way he handled our young pitchers. He was the perfect guy for so many reasons.” DAVEY JOHNSON: “Gary was a one-man scouting system. What people didn’t know […]

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In Loving Memory of Gary “The Kid” Carter

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In Loving Memory of Gary “The Kid” Carter

I’m at a loss for words. Made this today for you, Gary. Rest in peace Kid. This is one of the first graphics I ever made for MMO. I’ll miss you, kid. In 2010, I designed this for our MMO T-shirt Shop. I made Retire 8 Buttons too. I hope this happens. We are going […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Reyes Still Hurt Mets Never Offered A Contract

An article by posted on February 16, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Reyes Still Hurt Mets Never Offered A Contract

Here’s something you may have missed on MLB.com, but originally featured in the NY Post. As Jose Reyes prepares for his first Spring Training as a Marlin, the former Mets shortstop told the New York Post he’s still a bit hurt that the Mets didn’t offer him a contract. “I understand it’s a tough situation […]

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Gary “The Kid” Carter Passes After Long Battle With Cancer

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Gary “The Kid” Carter Passes After Long Battle With Cancer

A sad day for Major League Baseball and the New York Mets, as Mets great and 1986 World Champion Gary Carter has finally succumbed to his ongoing battle with cancer. The news was released by his daughter on the Carter Family blog, that Gary had passed at 4:10 PM today, February 16th, 2012. The whole […]

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Encouraging News On Ike

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Encouraging News On Ike

Several key Mets enter spring training coming off significant injuries. When it comes to injuries, I fall into the “I’ll believe it when I see it” category. What Ike Davis is seeing – and feeling – is progress in his recovering from last year’s ankle injury which kept him out of most of the season. […]

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ESPN Ranks Mets No. 26 in Future Rankings

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ESPN Ranks Mets No. 26 in Future Rankings

ESPN did it’s first future power rankings and established where each team stands going forward for the next five years (subscription required). They used five categories for ranking the teams: majors, minors, finances, management, and mobility (of contracts) and gave a number grade to each category. They then averaged the five numbers together based on […]

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