Remembering 9/11 – A Special Message From MMO

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Remembering 9/11 – A Special Message From MMO

Time does not heal all wounds.   The pain of what happened on September 11th, 2001 has not subsided. We can put the tragedy of what took place on that day out of our minds, but we can never put it out of our hearts.   Every single day, Americans are still dying because of […]

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Watch Howie Rose Call Mets Game On FOX

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Neil Best of Newsday has learned that WFAN’s Howie Rose will leave the radio broadcast booth where he has done a brilliant job as the Mets’ play by play man, and join Tim McCarver during Saturday’s FOX broadcast of the Mets versus the Phillies. For those of you still watching the Mets . . . […]

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Mets Get Pounded By the Marlins 13-4

An article by posted on September 10, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets were unable to avoid the sweep and fell to the upstart Marlins 13-4 in front of a sparse crowd at Citi Field. Florida had played the role of spoilers against the Mets in 2007 and 2008, as they twice killed the Mets’ playoff hopes with some hard fought games. They relished and danced […]

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Hot Stove Preview: Just For Starters

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Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, gets a head start on the hot stove season, and checks out some of the pitchers that will be headlining the rumor mills this offseason. Obviously, some of these names could help the Mets who have 80% of their rotation coming back from surgery this spring including their ace, Johan Santana. […]

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The Return Of Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on September 9, 2009 0 Comments

Last night Carlos Beltran made his return to Citi Field playing in his first game since June 21, 2009.  At the time Beltran was placed on the DL the Mets were just 2 games out of 1st place in the National League East.  They were above the .500 mark.  One of the reasons why the […]

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ESPN’s Peter Gammons Offers A Different Outlook

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Last week, I presented a piece by ESPN’s Jayson Stark, who offered a dismal outlook for the Mets in 2010 and beyond. You can read that blog, entitled Fixing the Mets: Just Blow It All Up. You may remember this memorable quote from Stark, Their season hasn’t just been a disappointment. It’s been a Freddy Krueger movie. […]

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Let Jose be Jose

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Last night I was watching the Miami Hurricanes and Florida State Seminoles add another chapter into the book of their great rivalry. Prior to the game, there was a video montage of the Miami Hurricanes of old. You know, the teams everybody just loved to hate. They were mean, they were cocky, but they were […]

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Lenny Dykstra is a Ticking Time Bomb

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Lenny Dykstra is a shell of his former self, at least to those of us Mets fans who grew up in the ‘70’s and ‘80’s.  We knew the Dykstra who led off for the ’86 team and played center field with reckless abandon, the one who won Game 3 of the ’86 NLCS with a […]

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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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