Tag: 2013

The Ghosts Of Cold Stoves Past

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
The Ghosts Of Cold Stoves Past

Did Sandy Alderson’s pre-2015 signing of John Mayberry Jr. excite you? What about when the Mets signed Chris Young before the 2014 season or Alejandro De Aza before the 2016 season? I don’t know about you, but I’ll never forget the 2012/13 offseason when the Mets signed Shaun Marcum and Brandon Lyon and traded for […]

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Latest On Lucroy: Mets Have Counteroffer, Indians On No-Trade List

An article by posted on July 29, 2016 0 Comments
Latest On Lucroy: Mets Have Counteroffer, Indians On No-Trade List

Update – July 29 Here is the latest on Jonathan Lucroy whose buzz is really heating up. To begin, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN has reported Lucroy can block trades to eight teams including the Twins, Angels, Athletics, Padres, Mariners, Nationals, Indians and Tigers. The latter two have been connected to Lucroy. That’s good news for […]

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Bartolo Colon Humbled By All-Star Nod, Plans To Pitch One More Season

An article by posted on July 9, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Humbled By All-Star Nod, Plans To Pitch One More Season

The Mets announced that Bartolo Colon has been added to the National League All-Star roster replacing San Francisco Giants starter Madison Bumgarner who is starting on Sunday and will be unavailable to pitch. “It means a lot, especially for someone my age,” Colon said through an interpreter. “It surprised me a lot. There’s a lot […]

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Cespedes, Syndergaard, Familia Will Represent Mets At All-Star Game

An article by posted on July 5, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes, Syndergaard, Familia Will Represent Mets At All-Star Game

Congratulations to Yoenis Cespedes, Noah Syndergaard, and Jeurys Familia who will represent the New York Mets during the 2016 All-Star Game on July 12 at Petco Park in San Diego. Cespedes was elected through fan voting and will start in in left field, while Syndergaard and Familia were named as reserves via player balloting. Terry Collins will will […]

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Cyclones Drop Season Opener in 20 Inning Marathon

An article by posted on June 18, 2016 0 Comments
Cyclones Drop Season Opener in 20 Inning Marathon

Sometimes, games drag on for hours. In the New York Penn-League, they never end. After five hours, 39 minutes, and 20 innings, the Cyclones’ two runs were not enough to overcome the Staten Island Yankees’ three. “I’ve been doing this for 40-something years, this is the third longest game I’ve ever played in,” manager Tom Gamboa said after the game while […]

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MMO Exclusive: Jason Bay Wishes Things Could Have Been Better With Mets

An article by posted on June 13, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Jason Bay Wishes Things Could Have Been Better With Mets

From All-Star to disappointment; that’s what fans saw as Jason Bay took the podium last night representing the Pirates at the 2016 MLB Draft. Pittsburgh fans had a two-time All-Star and a middle-of-the-order slugger. Mets fans, however, saw what could have been, rather than what was. Bay, in the area for the first time since […]

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Henderson Left Game With Torn Fingernail

An article by posted on June 11, 2016 0 Comments
Henderson Left Game With Torn Fingernail

Mets reliever Jim Henderson was forced to leave Friday night’s game against the Brewers because he tore back the fingernail on his middle finger. After pitching a scoreless ninth and escaping a huge jam, the former Brewers closer was pulled after walking the leadoff batter in the tenth. Manager Terry Collins and trainer Ray Ramirez […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Select UConn LHP Anthony Kay With No. 31 Pick

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Select UConn LHP Anthony Kay With No. 31 Pick

With the No.31 selection of the MLB Draft, the New York Mets selected left-hander Anthony Kay out of UConn. Kay went 9-2 this season and helped lead the Huskies to the NCAA Tournament. Posting a 2.65 ERA in 17 starts, Kay’s 263 strikeouts set a new UConn strikeout record that was previously held by Matt Barnes, […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

Major League Baseball will conduct day one of the 2016 First Year Player Draft on Thursday, June 9 at MLB Network’s Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. The event will air live on MLB Network and will be streamed on MLB.com at 7:00 p.m. ET. The New York Mets will have two picks (19, 31) […]

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MLB Feature: Why Steroids Aren’t Going Away

An article by posted on May 27, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Feature: Why Steroids Aren’t Going Away

Last spring I interviewed Steve Kettmann for Metsmerized Online following the publication of his book “Baseball Maverick,” and one of the questions involved whether he’d noticed any indication that the Mets front office was adjusting to a post-steroid era. I thought his response was interesting. MB: Given this front office’s statistical predilections, have there been […]

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