Tag: General Manager

Measuring the Disappointment of the 2016 Mets

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
Measuring the Disappointment of the 2016 Mets

There have certainly been many disappointing seasons in the Mets’ 54 year history.  Some that fell below already low expectations, others in which the fresh promise of winter never materialized, and yet others in which they failed to build upon the success of previous seasons. Of course, it’s that last category that marks the 2016 […]

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The Mets’ Offensive Conundrum

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets’ Offensive Conundrum

This is not what any of us envisioned.  A crippled and one dimensional offense.  Two runs in the last 27 innings.  A lifeless sweep in a twin bill at the hands of two mediocre starting pitchers, a growing divisional deficit, and a return trip to October suddenly seeming uncertain. With almost 40% of the Mets’ […]

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2015 MLB Draft Thread: Mets Pick At No. 53 Overall

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
2015 MLB Draft Thread: Mets Pick At No. 53 Overall

Metsmerized Online will be on hand in Secaucus, NJ for the first two rounds of the 2015 First Year Player Draft which begins Monday night at 7:00 PM and runs through Wednesday. The New York Mets will not have a first round selection or the accompanying slot money this year, as both were forfeited when […]

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The 2015 Mets’ Baggage Burden…

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
The 2015 Mets’ Baggage Burden…

I ran across a picture the other day from earlier in the spring of Mr. and Mrs. Met helping to load up a big truck headed for Port Saint Lucie.  I couldn’t help notice how attractive Mrs. Met looked and wondered what kind of guy would let his wife load her own luggage? I think […]

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How Alderson Stacks Up With Previous GM’s

An article by posted on October 20, 2014 0 Comments
How Alderson Stacks Up With Previous GM’s

Within the next two weeks we’ll witness the same scene that gets played out every October. Amidst the spray of champagne and exuberant shouts, the commissioner will be standing on a stage presenting a trophy to the owner, manager and General Manager of the World Champions. Now, if the commissioner would instead be presenting a […]

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Mets Management and the Acceptance of Mediocrity

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Management and the Acceptance of Mediocrity

The Mets entered the 2011 season with a new skipper and a new General Manager. Despite realizing we’d need to rebuild, Fred Wilpon claimed, “In this city, it’s all about winning.” We are now four years removed from that statement and apparently it’s NOT all about winning. After finishing below .500 every year since, ownership […]

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Mets Make It Official: Alderson Gets 3-Year Extension, Collins Will Remain Manager

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official: Alderson Gets 3-Year Extension, Collins Will Remain Manager

The New York Mets today announced the club has signed General Manager Sandy Alderson to a contract extension that will run through 2017. “We are excited about the direction the team is headed and look forward to Sandy continuing his efforts to build the Mets into a postseason contender,” said Mets COO Jeff Wilpon. “Sandy and his staff have […]

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Astros Release Statement On Leaked Information

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Astros Release Statement On Leaked Information

6:00 PM Below is the official statement issued by the Houston Astros. “Last month, we were made aware that proprietary information held on Astros’ servers and in Astros’ applications had been illegally obtained. Upon learning of the security breach, we immediately notified MLB security who, in turn, notified the FBI.  Since that time, we have […]

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Gonzalez Germen Could Return Tuesday

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
Gonzalez Germen Could Return Tuesday

Mets relief pitcher Gonzalez Germen could return from the disabled list as early as Tuesday and join the team for their series against the Milwaukee Brewers.  German last pitched for the Mets on May 5th before a virus and an abscess forced him to go on the DL. Terry Collins indicated that Germen will be […]

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Curtis Granderson Will Wear No. 3

An article by posted on December 10, 2013 1 Comment
Curtis Granderson Will Wear No. 3

The Mets will introduce Curtis Granderson. at a press conference at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday at 12:30 PM. Granderson will wear uniform No. 3 according to a team announcement. MMO will be on hand, John Delcos will be covering the press event for us and the Q&A session afterward. Granderson, 32, is a three-time All-Star […]

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Quantum Physics, Mets Fans, And Winning

An article by posted on October 5, 2013 0 Comments
Quantum Physics, Mets Fans, And Winning

Quantum physics states that everything is made up of energy—simply stated, all physical reality is energy which is in constant motion. The chair you are sitting on and the cup you are drinking out of can be broken down to it’s simplest form—energy. Our thoughts are no different. They also give off energy. Scientists are […]

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