Mets Block MTV, Nickelodeon From Clubhouse TVs

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Mets Merized Online has just learned that the New York Mets have just activated Parental Controls on all 16 televisions installed in the player areas including the players lounge and locker room. Immediately after the parental controls were finally activated by the Verizon FIOS dude, COO Jeff Wilpon took over and immediately began adding channels […]

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5/5 Minor League Report! Duda, HENRIQUEZ, Niesen!

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Buffalo 0, Lehigh Valley 3 Nelson Figueroa gave up 2 runs on 3 hits in 5 innings, enough to take the loss as the Bisons managed just 3 hits on offense, from just two players. Jesus Feliciano (2 for 3, .311) and Ramon Martinez (1 for 3, 3 for 6) had the hits, everyone else […]

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Isn’t It Ironic? Don’t Ya Think?

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One of the main reasons why the Mets ultimately passed on starting pitcher Derek Lowe this off season, was because of his age. You see, the Mets were only willing to give him three years and Lowe was looking for a fourth year which the Atlanta Braves were willing to give him. At 36-years old, […]

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What’s Next For Ollie?

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Yesterday the Mets finally did something about Oliver Perez.  They did not send him to the minors, nor did they put him on the disabled list after Ollie announced Sunday that his knee has been “injured” since the start of the season.  Instead Fred Wilpon and Omar Minaya flew down to Atlanta and decided along […]

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NL News: Dodgers Extend Streak, Rick Ankiel Carted Off

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The Dodgers became the first National League team since 1900 to win their first 11 home games, overcoming an Arizona triple play to beat the Diamondbacks with a homer and three RBIs from Manny Ramirez. The defending NL West champions broke the previous league record for longest home winning streak to start a season, set […]

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Beltran Homers Twice, Mets Scalp Braves 6-4

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Game Summary The Mets got off to a terrible start, falling behind 3-0 to the Braves after two innings. But somehow, starter John Maine dug deep down and found the edge to stop the bleeding long enough for the Mets to comeback thanks to three 2-run homers and some solid work from the bullpen. The Mets […]

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Oliver Perez Is Mets New $36 Million Dollar LOOGY

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In a surprising but predictable Mets fashion, Oliver Perez will go to the bullpen to work out his problems. It’s a terrible move for everyone involved because in effect the Mets are now working with a 24 man roster until Perez can get his act together. It would have been better to send Perez to […]

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Meeting Of The Minds In Atlanta

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According to David Lennon at Newsday, GM Omar Minaya and COO Jeff Wilpon will both be in Atlanta holding a summit meeting to discuss among other things the team’s sluggish start and the immediate future of Oliver Perez. How I’d love to be a fly on the wall for that… Lennon writes, As much as […]

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Cliff Lee Trade Could Happen…

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According to a small blurb ob Jon Heyman’s blog at SI.com, the Cleveland Indians may very well be considering offers for for starting pitcher Cliff Lee. Lee is off to a sluggish start but has also been the victim of poor run support. The 30-year old, lefthander won the Cy Young award last season after […]

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5/4 Minor League Report!

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Binghamton 6, Portland 11 Roy Merritt’s 2 blown saves (including tonight) have yielded all of his runs allowed (all 6), he gave up 3 more runs tonight in blowing the save, when he was asked to work 2 innings, and had to removed after retiring just one batter. In between, he allowed 3 runs on […]

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