Mets Thoughts

Too Funny To Ignore…

An article by posted on November 2, 2011 0 Comments

Forgive me, oh mighty one…. I nearly slipped on a proverbial banana peel when I got a look at this headline… Come on man… Really? Yesterday we had Andy Martino break the news that a Mets source confirmed the team will not offer Reyes a 6-7 year deal, now this…. I need to create a […]

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Ruth, Maris, And The Infamous Number 61

An article by posted on November 2, 2011 0 Comments
Ruth, Maris, And The Infamous Number 61

With steroids corrupting record upon record, we sometimes forget about arguably one of the biggest controversies in baseball at its time: Roger Maris’ single-season record of 61 home runs. On the final day of the 1961, Maris ripped his 61st home run to shatter the legendary Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record of 60. Many […]

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Bringing In Walls Is Like Adding a 30-HR Hitter, But Reyes’ Game Could Suffer

An article by posted on November 1, 2011 0 Comments

I’m very glad to see that the Wilpons finally agreed to change the color of the outfield walls to blue. I still can’t for the life of me understand what the logic was behind black and orange, but thankfully that chapter of Citi Field is now behind us. While I’m quite pleased with the aesthetic and cosmetic changes, the more […]

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Mets Have 4 or 5 Guys Above The Line In Rotation?

An article by posted on November 1, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Have 4 or 5 Guys Above The Line In Rotation?

“We’ve got four or five guys that I would call ‘above the line,’ that we could go into the season with, in the rotation…We have far fewer than that in the bullpen right now.” ~ Sandy Alderson You’re squinting your eyes, scratching your heads, and  wondering what the heck that means aren’t you? A new […]

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New CBA Could Minimize Free Agent Compensation and Hurt The Mets

An article by posted on November 1, 2011 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports shares some details about the new Collective bargaining Agreement which is expected to be announced very shortly and possibly before the official start of free agency on Thursday. Unlike past negotiations between the owners and the Players Union, things have been going quite smoothly under the circumstances and both sides seem […]

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Would You Bring Back Harris and Hairston?

An article by posted on October 31, 2011 0 Comments

In a word, no. Andy Martino of the Daily News wrote that a team source indicated that Willie Harris and Scott Hairston will not be re-signed until much later in the off-season, if they are re-signed at all. Martino adds that Harris became a clubhouse leader and one of manager Terry Collins’ favorites and that a return is likely. I read stuff […]

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For The First Time In Ten Years, Jose Reyes Is Not On The Mets 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on October 31, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes, Scott Hairston, Willie Harris, Chris Young, Chris Capuano, Miguel Batista and Jason Isringhausen were among the 148 players who filed for free agency today. The Daily News reported on Friday, that the Mets will not re-sign Reyes during their exclusive negotiating window which expires on Thursday, November 3rd. Instead they intend to let other teams set the market for the NL Batting […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #16 Collin McHugh, RHP

An article by posted on October 31, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #16 Collin McHugh, RHP

Welcome to the fifth installment of the official MMO 2012 Mets Top 20 Prospects list, featuring RHP Collin McHugh of the Binghamton Mets, at #16. When the Mets made McHugh their 18th round pick in the 2008 draft, they found a player of unusual quality at that point in the draft. McHugh has been remarkably consistent throughout his professional […]

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Happy Haunting Mets Fans!

An article by posted on October 31, 2011 0 Comments
Happy Haunting Mets Fans!

I just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Halloween from all of us at Mets Merized Online!

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Is Re-Signing Jose Reyes Really The Mets Top Priority Of The Offseason?

An article by posted on October 30, 2011 0 Comments
Is Re-Signing Jose Reyes Really The Mets Top Priority Of The Offseason?

On Saturday, John Volpe submitted a Fan Post in which he points to the similarities between when the Mets traded Tom Seaver (Midnight Massacre) and the current Jose Reyes situation. He included a quote from Tom Seaver and wrote: Even the great one, Tom Seaver himself, shared his thoughts on Reyes not to long ago. ”Unless […]

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