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Nine Teams Interested In Jose Reyes

An article by posted on August 11, 2011 0 Comments
Nine Teams Interested In Jose Reyes

SI.com’s Jon Heyman expanded on some statements he made earlier this week regarding Jose Reyes and his upcoming free agency. Heyman believes that Reyes’ two DL stints will not hurt his chances at a $100M+ payday and says interest is still very strong for the All Star shortstop. Rival executives identified no less than nine […]

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Mets Sign Three Dominican Prospects, Have Until Monday To Sign Nimmo

An article by posted on August 11, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Three Dominican Prospects, Have Until Monday To Sign Nimmo

According to the website Dominican Prospect League, the New York Mets have come to terms with three prospects from the Dominican Republic in right-handed pitchers Jesus Lugo (age 17) and Nadir Crismatt (age 16), and Dionis Rodriguez (age 16). Here are players capsules on each:   Jesus Lugo RHP - March 31, 1994; 6’1, 175lb (Trainer – Miguel […]

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System Failure: Mets 10 Games Back In Wild Card After 9-5 Loss To Padres

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System Failure: Mets 10 Games Back In Wild Card After 9-5 Loss To Padres

Game Summary Poor defense, thirteen men left-on-base, and poor pitching cost Mets another loss despite late inning rally. Fall ten back of WC with 9-5 Loss. Game Notes RA Dickey, bad start, good finish, no luck. Twenty-four starts, five wins. He was off to a poor start to the season, but haven’t had the chance […]

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‘Never Say Die’ Mets Are Most Exciting Team in Last 10 Years

An article by posted on August 10, 2011 0 Comments
‘Never Say Die’ Mets Are Most Exciting Team in Last 10 Years

AUTHOR’S NOTE:  Ninety-nine percent of the things I write on this website will be from the unbiased, subjective perspective  of Jason Pafundi, journalist.  But the following is written by Jason Pafundi, the lifelong Mets fan. Like NBC’s Thursday night lineup of the ‘90s anchored by Seinfeld and Friends, New York Mets games have become ‘Must […]

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The Audacity Of Second Guessing Success and The Myth That The Sacrifice Bunt Is Obsolete

An article by posted on August 10, 2011 0 Comments
The Audacity Of Second Guessing Success and The Myth That The Sacrifice Bunt Is Obsolete

I can’t help tossing my hat into the ring over this silly debate about Lucas Duda dropping down a successful sacrifice bunt in the eight inning of last night’s 5-4 win over the Padres. With the Mets down by a run and nobody out, Duda came to the plate with runners on first and second and dropped […]

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MMO Fair or Foul – Episode 1 – Satish vs. XtreemIcon

An article by posted on August 10, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul – Episode 1 – Satish vs. XtreemIcon

Today, we begin what we hope to be a regular segment on MetsMerizedOnline.com. A segment we’ve decided to name “MMO: Fair or Foul” Each new segment will showcase two of MMO’s very own writers up against one another. Don’t worry, if you the avid MMO reader want to get involved, you’ll get an opportunity as […]

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Mets Stage Another Late Comeback To Beat The Padres 5-4

An article by posted on August 10, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Stage Another Late Comeback To Beat The Padres 5-4

Closer Jason Isringhausen celebrates his 299th save as the New York Mets defeated the San Diego Padres tonight by a score of 5-4 after staging yet another late-game comeback at Citi Field. Veteran left-hander Chris Capuano started for the Mets and was king of shaky at times allowing four runs on nine hits and a walk, […]

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Scary Stuff: Mets 2012 Rotation Set For Next Season?

An article by posted on August 9, 2011 0 Comments

Gonna make this short, and not too sweet… Just came across this article from David Lennon of Newsday who looks ahead to the 2012 Mets rotation. The Mets have four members of the rotation on pace to make close to 30 starts, with Dillon Gee – the replacement for Young – trailing slightly. There’s value […]

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R.A. Dickey Is On Twitter

An article by posted on August 9, 2011 0 Comments

For those of you who are interested, today this happened: [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/RADickey43/status/102077424086421505"] Dickey adds the following to his profile: Father, Husband, Author, Pitcher, Christian, Adventurer, Star Wars nerd, Reader, & Cyclist. He forgot to add that he’s totally RAD!

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Last Night’s Met Game Is Why We Watch

An article by posted on August 9, 2011 0 Comments
Last Night’s Met Game Is Why We Watch

It was a habit I picked up as a Little Leaguer, and that is to hang around until the last out. As a reporter, I had no choice, but as a casual viewer there were times I shut things down when the game got out of hand, which has happened more than a few times […]

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