(Updated) Changes In New CBA: HGH Testing, Qualifying Offers, Elias Rankings Ditched

An article by posted on November 19, 2011 0 Comments
(Updated) Changes In New CBA: HGH Testing, Qualifying Offers, Elias Rankings Ditched

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, baseball’s new collective bargaining agreement is chock full of big changes. Major League Baseball will begin testing for human growth hormone (HGH) beginning in February as part of the new collective bargaining agreement. MLB is the first of the four major sports to now employ blood testing of its […]

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Could Mike Pelfrey Be A Reliever?

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Could Mike Pelfrey Be A Reliever?

General manager Sandy Alderson earmarked getting a closer and improving the bullpen as his top priorities. Given that, why not consider erratic starter Mike Pelfrey in the closer role? A switch in roles proved to be career boosts for Dave Righetti and Dennis Eckersley, and it could be worth exploring for Pelfrey, who has not […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #11 Cory Mazzoni, RHP

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #11 Cory Mazzoni, RHP

  Here we go with the tenth installment of the MMO 2012 Mets Top 20 Prospects list. This pick represents the last one of the bottom half of the Top 20, #11. The player who gets the honor of topping the 11 thru 20 picks, is none other than RHP Cory Mazzoni. The Mets nabbed Mazzoni […]

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Sandy Makes The Right Call On Pagan

An article by posted on November 19, 2011 0 Comments

Welcome Metsmerized readers. My name is Drew and I’ve been a lifelong Mets fan since 1972, a season which began with tragedy after the death of beloved manager Gil Hodges. On the field, we got off to a great start that season with Yogi leading the way and the addition of Willie Mays, but eventually […]

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Havens, Lagares, Familia Among Seven Players Added To Mets 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments
Havens, Lagares, Familia Among Seven Players Added To Mets 40 Man Roster

The Mets have added SS Wilmer Flores, 2B Reese Havens, OF Juan Lagares, RHP Robert Carson, RHP Jeurys Familia, OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis and OF Cesar Puello to the 40-man roster. The following players are unprotected; Jefry Marte, Jose De La Torre, Dylan Owen, Allan Dykstra, Kai Gronauer, Brad Holt, Collin McHugh, Roy Merritt, Brandon Moore, Edgar Ramirez, Sean […]

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Forget Reyes, Mets Should Sign This Guy…

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments

Here’s the answer to the Mets’ prayers and he works cheap too… http://youtu.be/oGQwUS73pVg Yes, that’s Leo Durocher…

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General Manager’s Meetings Recap

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments
General Manager’s Meetings Recap

The GM Meetings in Milwaukee have wrapped up and here’s a quick summary of a few things we learned: Sandy Alderson spoke with representatives for relievers Frank Francisco and Matt Capps this week. Alderson said he was not close to signing anyone, but emphasized he is looking for two relievers who could close and not one. He expects them […]

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Here’s My Plan for 2012; What’s Yours Sandy?

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments

There are a lot of people throwing their “plans” for the Mets out there, so I figure why can’t I? I think most if not all of us have come to the realization that the Mets are not printing money at Citi Field. Their biggest offseason move may be bringing the fences in. However, we start […]

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MMO Audio/Video: David Wright Discusses Anniversary, Offseason, Jose Reyes

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MMO Audio/Video: David Wright Discusses Anniversary, Offseason, Jose Reyes

David Wright was one of three Mets players selected to represent the team at the announcement of the 50th anniversary season Nov. 16 at Citi Field. I was on hand to cover the event for Metsmerized. Wright discussed a multitude of topics, while noting that he likes the team’s new uniforms and that his back […]

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Mets Arizona Fall League Recap

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments

The Arizona Fall League wrapped up their regular season this week, and will play their championship game tomorrow as division leaders Surprise Saquaros (26-10) and Salt City Rafters (22-16) face-off in a one game showdown. Here are the final statistics for the Mets contingent who played for the Peoria Javelinas (16-19). Keep in mind that […]

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