Interview With Jerry Manuel: Fundamentals & Baserunning

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This weekend, Jerry Manuel was kind enough to answer a couple of questions that were submitted to Mets Merized Online by one of our readers. Dave Ponte spoke with Jerry and asked him: MMO - Do you address each and every fundamental mistake you see with each player after/during each game to ensure that it does not happen […]

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Beltran’s Heroic Blast Falls Short, Mets Fall 4-2

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Beltran’s Heroic Blast Falls Short, Mets Fall 4-2

Not so much a recap this morning, but instead an anatomy of one single at-bat… An at-bat that almost was… Last night, with the Mets down 4-2 and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh, Carlos Beltran made his way from the batting circle to the plate. “Could this really be happening?”, I thought […]

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Silence Is Blue And Orange

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Last night’s “Silent 6th” inning during the Mets telecast was quite interesting, to say the least. I wasn’t sure how I was going to react to it. But when it finally came, it was no big deal. I think the objective was to attract more viewers, by giving those who can’t or won’t go to […]

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MMO Exclusive: Angel Pagan Is A Team First Guy

An article by posted on September 8, 2009 0 Comments

On Friday, we were fortunate enough to ask Angel Pagan a few questions while the Mets were taking batting practice at Citi Field. David Ponte did a superb job covering the Mets for us that day on the field and from the press box. He had to do some quick thinking as most of the questions […]

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Mets Catching Options for 2010

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I know we still have almost a month to go before the 2009 regular baseball season is over but lets face facts the Mets season ended in July.  It’s time for the Mets and us the fans to look to 2010.   This past week Josh Thole joined the Mets for their series in Colorado.  Thole […]

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Nick Evans Going To Winter Ball

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  MMO has learned that first baseman Nick Evans will be one of several Mets that will be playing winter ball this off season. David Ponte met up with Evans this past weekend and asked him what his plans were for the off season. Q- What positives if any can you take from this season? […]

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Carlos Beltran Returns Tonight

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Carlos Beltran returns to the Mets starting lineup tonight for the first time in more than two months, reports Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post. While his return will not help the Mets avoid missing the playoffs for the third straight year, Beltran’s return should bring some legitimacy to the Mets lineup. Prior to […]

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Sheffield Out For The Season

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On Saturday, Jerry Manuel said that Gary Sheffield (back spasms) likely will not play again this season. It’s kind of strange when you consider that the Mets had an opportunity to get something in return for Sheffield on August 20th when he was claimed on waivers by the San Francisco Giants. The Giants were in […]

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Bisons Season Over; Mets Call Up RHP Tobi Stoner

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Adam Rubin of the NY Daily News is reporting that the Mets have promoted right handed starting pitcher, Tobi Stoner. He is expected to join the Mets on Tuesday now that Triple-A Buffalo’s season has officially come to an end. The 24-year-old Stoner, was a 16th-round pick in 2006 June Draft out of Davis & Elkins College in West […]

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9/7 Minor League Report! NIESEN!!!

An article by posted on September 7, 2009 0 Comments

Well, another minor league season has come to an end. Full of ups (the Savannah quartet, Davis, the late surge of Nieuwenhuis/Guzman/Maldonado/Havens) and downs (Kunz, Evans, more Rustich injuries). Those of you reading this on MMO and NYFS – this will be my final post to your respective eyes until I come back for 2010 […]

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