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Wright Shutdown Again With Sore Back

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Shutdown Again With Sore Back

The team just announced that David Wright has suffered another setback and has been shutdown for the second time this month due to a sore back. Assistant general manager John Ricco told reporters that the injury has been identified as spinal stenosis – a narrowing of the spinal column. Doctors have made it clear that only […]

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This Date in Mets History: Mike Piazza Becomes a Met

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
This Date in Mets History: Mike Piazza Becomes a Met

17 years ago today, Mike Piazza became a New York Met after the Florida Marlins swapped him for Preston Wilson, Geoff Goetz, and Ed Yarnell. Little did both General Managers know, this trade would create a New York icon. I am a Mets fan of the millennium, so it was only natural that Mike Piazza […]

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Despite Struggles, No Cause For Concern With Colon

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Struggles, No Cause For Concern With Colon

There is no way around it: Over the past two weeks, Bartolo Colon has been dreadful. Over that span, he has made three starts, allowing 19 runs (17 earned) on 26 hits in just 15.1 innings. His last two starts have been especially bad, with Colon allowing six and then nine runs. Last night, he […]

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The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Need To Diversify Their Hitting Approach

Exit velocity reminds me of a roommate I had who once decided to chase a full turkey dinner with a Domino’s Hawaiian and a six-pack. He was in a recliner across the room making gurgling noises. I look up and realize the noises were coming from his belly, which was moving — on it’s own, like […]

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Collins Responds To Calls To Fire Him

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Responds To Calls To Fire Him

I was a little dumbfounded when I logged on to see what was churning on Mets Twitter Tuesday morning and was smacked in the face by an article by Joel Sherman practically daring the front office to fire Terry Collins and another post by MetsBlog saying the Terry Watch was back on. I was like […]

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MMO Special Feature: Mets Have Lost Third Most Days To DL

An article by posted on May 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Special Feature: Mets Have Lost Third Most Days To DL

I decided to do a little research yesterday after learning Dilson Herrera was heading to the DL. Not to make any excuses because bad baseball is bad baseball anyway you slice it, and excuses are for losers, but… The number of players the Mets have lost to the major league disabled list this season is […]

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How to Fix the Mets Offense

An article by posted on May 14, 2015 0 Comments
How to Fix the Mets Offense

The Mets can’t score runs. Despite boasting the lowest ERA in baseball over the past two weeks, wins have been hard to come by due to the league’s second worst offense during that time. With Troy Tulowitzki rumors swirling, fans are calling on management to find some offense before a 13-3 start and repeated awesome […]

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Punchless Mets Squander Another Gem

An article by posted on May 14, 2015 0 Comments
Punchless Mets Squander Another Gem

“Oh my God, the Mets are 13-3, ten games over .500, and eight games ahead of the Nationals!” That seems so long ago now. The Mighty Mets, The Mike Barwis and Kevin Long Rejuvenated Mets, The Terry Collins Led Unstoppable Mets, The Michael Cuddyer Can Do Magic Infused Mets, The Unconventional New and Improved Bob […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Cleared For Baseball Activities

An article by posted on May 11, 2015 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Cleared For Baseball Activities

Good news on the Travis d’Arnaud front as he has been cleared for baseball activity, according to Mets assistant GM John Ricco. D’Arnaud has been out since April 19, when he was hit by a pitch and suffered a fractured metacarpal bone on his right hand. The plan is to take it slow and ease him […]

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Free $300,000 One-Day Fantasy Baseball Contest

An article by posted on May 9, 2015 0 Comments
Free $300,000 One-Day Fantasy Baseball Contest

DraftKings is offering Mets Merized Online readers access to a free fantasy baseball contest with $300,000 in prizes! All you have to do is pick the 10 MLB players you think will score the most fantasy points during the MLB games on Wednesday, May 20th. All you have to do is select the 10 MLB […]

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