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An article by posted on January 30, 2009

A recent USA Today article discusses the proverbial winners and losers of the 2008-09 offseason. Obviously the signing period is not over and the rankings could change depending on where major free agents like Manny Ramirez, Adam Dunn, and Ben Sheets sign. Of note to Met fans are the ranking that the team garnered at […]

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Suddenly, Brian Schneider Looks Like A Stud!

An article by posted on January 30, 2009

The Red Sox and catcher Jason Varitek have finally come to an agreement. ESPN is reporting that the Boston Red Sox and catcher Jason Varitek have reached a preliminary agreement on a one-year contract worth $5 million, two major league sources tell ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark and Jerry Crasnick. The Red Sox have a club option […]

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Boys of Summer

An article by posted on January 29, 2009

I love music. As I’m sure many of you can agree, there are poignant moments in our lives when we can not only remember what was happening, but also be able to put a song to it. Case in point, 1988 NLCS. Mets vs. Dodgers. The two teams traded punches back and forth until Game 7 […]

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Aaron Heilman Traded To The Cubs!

An article by posted on January 28, 2009

UPDATE 12:20 PM Done Deal! WFAN is reporting that Aaron Heilman of the Seattle Mariners, has been traded to the Chicago Cubs for Ronny Cedeno. Wow, that west coast trip didn’t last long… This can’t be good for Heilman’s psyche… Original Post ESPN 1000 Radio, is reporting that the Chicago Cubs are pursuing a trade […]

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That Nagging Feeling

An article by posted on January 27, 2009

It’s only late January, it’s already late January. Are you feeling as if K-Rod and the guy whose name is profane in Yiddish maybe aren’t the pieces that make us complete? Maybe eight-ten more saves and a few fewer blown games won’t get us over the hump? Now, hold on just a minute, you say. […]

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Mets Home Opener, Subway Series Tickets To Be Sold In Lottery

An article by posted on January 27, 2009

One of our writers Tanya, got in touch with the CitiField ticket office regarding single game ticket sales. I’ll let her tell you the rest. I spoke with two people over at the Sh…er…Citi Field ticket office. So weird to say that. I asked them when the single game tickets will go on sale, and if […]

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Bloggers Wanted – Join Mets Merized Online

An article by posted on January 27, 2009

Hot Stove Season is winding down, and Mets Merized Online is getting ready to crank it up!   We are now looking to staff several spots for writers and bloggers with a passion for baseball and the Mets.   Currently, we need bloggers who can cover Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturdays.   You will have full creative […]

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Kenny Rogers To Retire

An article by posted on January 25, 2009

Detroit Tigers pitching coach Rick Knapp is saying Kenny Rogers has decided to retire, according to mlive.com. Rogers has not made this official. Knapp is claiming since he is close to the pitcher, he claims it as fact. Other reports have indicated the 44 year old pitcher has been contemplating coming back in 2009 to […]

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Special Feature: Strawberry Fields Forever

An article by posted on January 25, 2009

There have only been a handful of players in Mets history that can be referred to by first name only. One of these is Darryl. Colorful, exciting and controversial, the life of Darryl Strawberry resembles a Shakespearean Tragedy. He thrived playing major league baseball, battled personal demons, defeated drug and alcohol addiction and encountered legal […]

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Will Mets Get 60 Homers From Their Outfield?

An article by posted on January 24, 2009

I’m a little worried about where our power will come from in 2009. We can easily count on Carlos Beltran to hit at least twenty-five homers and most likely thirty, but then what? The Mets don’t have that prototypical power hitting corner outfielder in left field or right. The most homeruns that right-fielder Ryan Church ever hit in a […]

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