Mets Thoughts

Mets Interested In Yusei Kikuchi: Hype or Hope?

An article by posted on October 15, 2009 0 Comments

Several sources are confirming that the Mets, along with several other teams, will be meeting with Japanese high school pitcher Yusei Kikuchi. The 18-year-old lefthander, who throws a fastball that has been clocked as high as 96 mph, is the latest sensation hailing from Japan, and some say he might be one of the best. […]

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Live Chat – 8:00 PM Tonight – We’ll Spark Up The Hot Stove!

An article by posted on October 15, 2009 0 Comments

Join us once again for yet another Mets Merized Live Chat. Tonight we will take questions and discuss what the Hot Stove Season may have in store for the New York Mets. We will tackle all the questions regarding the recent week in Mets news, all the latest rumors, and even peak in at the […]

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Top Hitting Coach, Rudy Jaramillo, Is Looking For A New Home

An article by posted on October 14, 2009 0 Comments

According to the Dallas Morning News, Texas Rangers hitting instructor, Rudy Jaramillo, is moving on to greener pastures. Dallas-raised Rudy Jaramillo, the Rangers hitting instructor for the last 15 seasons, has turned down the club’s one-year contract offer and is preparing to explore the free agent market after his contract expires October 31. Jaramillo, who […]

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More Mishandling Of Jose Reyes’ Injury

An article by posted on October 14, 2009 0 Comments

The New York Times had an interesting article this past Sunday about the Mets handling of Jose Reyes’ injury.  October 5, 2009, the day after the last game of the 2009 season, a season in which for the third straight year the Mets failed to make the post season Jeff Wilpon and the Mets had […]

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Citi Field 2009: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

An article by posted on October 13, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets’ inaugural season at CitiField has mercifully come to an end.  It was quite a mixed bag at the new CitiField. The stadium is one thing, and the performance of the Mets at their new home is a story of its own. The Mets home opener at their spanking new ball park was on […]

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Add Tim Hudson To Available Starting Pitchers

An article by posted on October 13, 2009 0 Comments

It has been a foregone conclusion that the Atlanta Braves would most likely have a healthy Tim Hudson in their rotation next season after missing most of this season due to Tommy John surgery. However, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is now reporting that Hudson could in fact join John Lackey as one the top […]

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No matter who they face; Don’t you DARE root for Philly!

An article by posted on October 13, 2009 0 Comments

Back in August I posted here that the NY Mets should look to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim as their blueprint for future success in building a franchise. (Shameless Plug: http://metsmerizedonline.com/2009/08/angels-should-be-the-mets-blueprint.html)  While I am still largely on my Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim bandwagon, especially with their comeback victory against Boston in Game 3 […]

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Holliday or Bay In Mets 2010 Outfield?

An article by posted on October 13, 2009 0 Comments

Both Jason Bay and Matt Holiday’s season is now officially over as their teams were eliminated over the weekend, they now have a lot to consider as they are going to be free agents for the first time in both of their careers.  They were successful with both their clubs this year and have been […]

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Mets Would Do Well To Get Joe Beimel

An article by posted on October 12, 2009 0 Comments

As the Mets sort through their to-do list and figure out how much they have versus how many things they need, they may want to consider a low cost option to replace J.J. Putz as the setup man, a setup man they hardly got their money’s worth on in 2009. There is a very good […]

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Should Mets Get Into A Bidding War On Lackey?

An article by posted on October 12, 2009 0 Comments

Last week, the Mets made it clear that getting a starting pitcher would be a “top priority”, and that “money would not be an object” as they seek to put a “championship caliber team” on the field in 2010. Both Jeff Wilpon and Omar Minaya specifically said that the Mets needed another starting pitcher when asked […]

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