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What Went Wrong With The Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on October 17, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets seemed set up for a great 2009 season.  Not the least of their strengths would be their bullpen, which was overhauled during the off season. We signed K-Rod, and then made the big trade for JJ Putz, and even got Sean Green back in that deal which looked so good at the time. Returning would be Perpetual […]

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I Still Can’t Move On

An article by posted on October 16, 2009 0 Comments

Are you guys sick of the Yankees yet? I can’t seem to avoid them or Brett Favre no matter where I turn these days. They’re just always everywhere… What angers me most, and makes me turn ten different shades of green, is listening to the media paint them as a team that has had to […]

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Sizing Up the Mets Minor League Prospects

An article by posted on October 16, 2009 0 Comments

Last week, there was a great article on Project Prospect, about the Mets minor league system.  Ryan Fay had a Q & A with Toby Hyde, of the Mets Minor League Blog.  I’m going to relate the highlights of this article and add in some statistics and comments.  The article is a great read. Kirk […]

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Jeff Wilpon: The Real Mets General Manager?

An article by posted on October 15, 2009 0 Comments

This is a story making the rounds on the web the last 2 days and it has really started to pick up steam.  According to ESPN.com’s Peter Gammons, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon is the real general manager for the New York Mets and Omar Minaya is just a puppet, designed to take the heat when […]

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Paul McCartney To Release Citi Field Concert CD/DVD

An article by posted on October 15, 2009 0 Comments

Paul McCartney has unveiled the tracklisting for his new live album and DVD, “Good Evening New York City”. Of course the concert was a reunion of sorts with the Mets and their ballpark. The first time Paul McCartney appeared at Shea Stadium he and the rest of his band introduced the rest of the country to the Beatles […]

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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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