Interviews

Q & A With B-Mets Catcher Josh Thole

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

The other night in Binghamton I had the chance to interview Josh Thole, who is expected to get the call up to the majors when rosters expand September 1st. Thole has struggled with the bat in August but still has a .324 batting average, with 32 XBH. Even though he lacks power, my belief while […]

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Q&A With Mets Beat Writer Adam Rubin

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of the Daily News was kind enough to answer a few questions for Mets Merized Online. It’s been a hectic week as far as Mets news goes, and I wanted to get his thoughts on the Halladay situation, Carlos Beltran’s bone bruise, the shift in our top prospects, and other Mets concerns. 1. […]

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Q & A with Former Mets Art Shamsky

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

I recently had the pleasure to interview former Met Art Shamsky. For those of you who don’t remember Shamsky was part of the 1969 “Miracle Mets” Be sure to check out his site ArtShamsky.com. Also if you want to read a great book about the 1969 Mets, Jets, & Knicks, Click Here. Will Sommer: What […]

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Interview With B-Mets Beat Writer, Brian Moritz

An article by posted on June 29, 2009 0 Comments

This weekend, I had the pleasure of having Brian Moritz answer a few questions for me and get us caught up on the Binghamton Mets and also get the scoop on some of our top prospects. Brian has been covering the B-Mets for three years for the Press & Sun Bulletin, and he reports on them daily […]

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Our Q & A With Jon and Lisa of the Subway Squawkers

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

A Yankee fan from Staten Island and a Manhattan Met fan sound off about their teams – and each other. That’s the tag line for Jon Lewin and Lisa Swan, better known as the Subway Squawkers! With the Subway Series suddenly upon us once again, they were kind enough to field some questions for us on […]

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Q & A with Michael Shapiro; Author of Bottom of the Ninth

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

Please enjoy this interview I recently conducted with Michael Shapiro, author of the new book, “Bottom of the Ninth”. Will Sommer Your book, Bottom of the Ninth, what inspired you to write it? Michael Shapiro I guess the thing that really inspired me to write Bottom of the Ninth was the idea that… What baseball […]

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My Interview With The Nats Blog

An article by posted on April 24, 2009 0 Comments

I recently answered some questions for The Nats Blog in anticipation of the upcoming weekend series with the Washington Nationals. The Mets are off to a 6-8 start, are you disappointed with how things are going right now? Definitely. Although I wouldn’t say I’m surprised by their early performance, it’s still disappointing to experience. The […]

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Interview: Q&A With Adam Rubin of the Daily News

An article by posted on December 26, 2008

Adam Rubin of the Daily News has been covering the Mets since 2003. He also writes extensively about the Mets minor league prospects for Baseball America. For the third straight year, he takes some time to answer a few questions for Mets Merized Online. Please check out his blog, Surfing The Mets for the latest Mets […]

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My Interview With Baseball Analysts’ Rich Lederer

An article by posted on December 18, 2008

Rich Lederer of Baseball Analysts, was kind enough to take some of my questions this week. I frequently visit his website for some great baseball insights. I hope you check it out and add him to your favorites. Enjoy the interview.   The Mets just made great strides in upgrading the bullpen with the additions of Putz and […]

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Interview: Jeff Pearlman On 1986, 2009, K-Rod, Strawberry

An article by posted on December 16, 2008

 I spoke with author and Sports Illustrated journalist Jeff Pearlman, who wrote the New York Times best selling book on the New York Mets, “The Bad Guys Won”.  The book is a must read, a great gift for any Mets fan, and is available at Amazon.com. In the title of your book, “The Bad Guys Won”, who […]

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Interview: Mets Newest Lefty Reliever, Alex Merricks

An article by posted on December 15, 2008

On Friday, I spoke to former Minnesota Twins pitching prospect, Alex Merricks, who signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets last month, and was invited to participate in Spring Training.   During the 30 minute interview, I spoke with Alex about his return to the game of baseball after being released by the Twins […]

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Mets Beat Writer Steve Popper Interview – Part 2

An article by posted on January 16, 2008

Here’s the the final part of the interview I did with Steve Popper of the Bergen Record.  JD - Should the Mets get off to a slow start in 2008, and find themselves hovering around .500 and in third place at the All Star Break, should either Willie Randolph or Omar Minaya be worried about their job security? […]

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