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From Left Field: The Curious Case Of Javier Vazquez

An article by posted on November 15, 2010 0 Comments

Oh Javier Vazquez, what happened to you? Such a promising young talent with the Montreal Expos who turned in quality starts against the Mets time after time. You know what happened? The Yankees happened. In 2004, Vazquez went 14-10 for the Yankees so everyone proclaimed him as the next big thing. However, his 4.91 ERA […]

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What If The American Idol Judges Chose The Next Mets Manager?

An article by posted on November 15, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have interviewed a number of internal and external candidates in the hopes of finding a new manager to replace the departed Jerry Manuel.   There have been many rumors and speculation about who that man will be.   New Mets GM Sandy Alderson has stated that he would like the new manager in […]

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Jose Reyes Isn’t Going Anywhere

An article by posted on November 13, 2010 0 Comments

Last night and today, there’s been a lot of buzz in the Mets blogosphere about Jose Reyes being on the trading block. This rumor originated on 7 Train To Shea, where Matt Pignataro wrote: According to sources, the Mets have put word out to teams that SS Jose Reyes is available and will look to […]

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Who Will Be The Starting Second Baseman In 2011?

An article by posted on November 12, 2010 0 Comments

I got an interesting email from a reader named Kevin who I immediately liked because he said he’s been following MMO for six years which I thought was very, very cool considering we’ve only been Mets Merized Online for five years. Before that we were strictly just Mets Merized and operated on MySpace since March of 2005. […]

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Should Beltran Or Pagan Take Center Stage?

An article by posted on November 11, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier today, Carlos Beltran announced that he would like to finish his career as a New York Met, but would listen to trade offers if the Mets chose to deal him during the last year of his contract.  He also said he would be open to moving to a corner outfield position if the Mets felt […]

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Best Front Office Or Best Overreactions?

An article by posted on November 11, 2010 0 Comments

Lately I have been observing many of the reactions to Sandy Alderson becoming the new Mets GM and also reactions to some of the first moves in his new role which included the hirings of J.P. Ricciardi and Paul DePodesta. Mike Silva of NY Baseball Digest, wrote the following a couple of days ago, Just two […]

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Happy Veterans Day To All Our True Heroes

An article by posted on November 11, 2010 0 Comments

On behalf of everyone at Mets Merized Online we would like to take some time to remember and honor all of our brave servicemen and women that have served and continue to serve our great country. Each Veteran’s day we have an opportunity to recognize the all amazing men and women who make up the greatest military […]

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Is Moneyball Philosophy A Plan For Wilpons To Cash Out In 2012?

An article by posted on November 10, 2010 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman in a post to SI.com, the Mets have what is now thought to be the most expensive front office in payroll. Heyman says that Sandy Alderson is being paid approximately more than twice as much annually than what the Mets paid for Omar Minaya. DePodesta, the Mets’ new VP of player […]

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K-Rod Closing In On A Plea Deal

An article by posted on November 10, 2010 0 Comments

Latest Update form ESPN: Attorneys and prosecutors continue to work on a plea bargain in the case of New York Mets reliever Francisco Rodriguez, who is charged with third-degree assault, second-degree harassment and criminal contempt. Rodriguez would not comment Wednesday morning after appearing briefly in Queens Criminal Court. After the hearing, Judge Elisa Koenderman adjourned […]

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So Far, First Impressions Are First Rate

An article by posted on November 9, 2010 0 Comments

I really like what the Mets have done so far as it shows thoughtfulness and the implementation of a real plan as opposed to the quick-fix mentality. Sandy Alderson was the best available general manager candidate and has not disappointed with the hires of Paul DePodesta and J.P. Ricciardi to the front office. The Mets […]

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