According to Mark L. Armour and Daniel R. Levitt, authors of the new book Pursuit of Pennants: Baseball Operations from Deadball to Moneyball, Sandy Alderson is the 12th-best General Manager in baseball history. “He was the first modern GM to actively introduce analytics, though rudimentary by current standards, into a team’s decision making, and he […]
Alright, so I was going to say “I hope everyone’s having a good day”, but watching K-rod walk Mariano last night has sucked the life out of me. I wasn’t favoring the umpire’s strike zone last night, or the ESPN announcers…but that’s not what I’m writing about. I do hope everyone’s having a good day, […]
What a game my friends! The Mets showed some fight, some heart, and some grit… Call it whatever you want, but they played some of the best baseball of the season in taking three games out of four against the St. Louis Cardinals. In today’s finale, they touched up Cardinals ace, Chris Carpenter for three runs […]
In our last episode, the Three Fernandos appeared to have disbanded. Fernando Nieve was fighting for his life to stay in the rotation and was given one more shot to remain a core member of the Three Fernandos. Fernando Tatis was in the process of having the villagers sew him a new uniform. Rumor had […]
With all the injuries to the 2009 Mets reminding me of the 1987 Mets, and with the St. Louis Cardinals in town for a big four game series, it got me thinking about the great Met-Cardinals rivalry of the mid 1980′s. To borrow a line from Keith Hernandez “You kids out there who are new […]
According to Adam Rubin, The Mets placed center fielder Carlos Beltran on the 15-day disabled list today with a bone bruise on his right knee. The team called up Fernando Martinez from Class AAA Buffalo today, though he wasn’t expected to be there in time for tonight’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Martinez had been […]
Mets Merized Is Giving Away Tickets To The Phillies Series! Who Started On Second Base Last Year On Opening Day?
Mets Merized is doing it again! We are giving away another pair of FREE Mets Tickets! Win tickets to the Philadelphia Series on Thursday April 12th! Answer the following question: Who was the Mets Starting Second Baseman Last Season On Opening Day? Comment on this blog with your answer and we will choose one of […]