Can I have everyone’s attention please? Today we are going to be covering the 2012 New York Mets. I want to start off this lesson with a question, so by a show of hands, who thinks the Mets season is over? Good job everyone. The Mets would need an absolute miracle to become relevant in 2012 again. Sitting 8 games behind the Wild Card leader, and 11.5 games behind the National League East leader, the […]
Yesterday, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that the Mets and Marlins were discussing a deal before the trade deadline that would send Jason Bay to Miami, and bring Heath Bell and John Buck to the Mets. Although they weren’t close to a deal, they were discussing. All three players in this proposed trade are overpaid and not performing. However, it would be one that could could benefit both sides greatly. The Marlins would get a starting left fielder. They could move Logan Morrison to […]
Chris Young was victimized in late innings as has been the theme, the bullpen faltered and despite a ninth inning rally including two solo home runs, the Mets lost the second game of the series, 4-3. Game Recap Chris Young had a pretty solid outing, going six innings allowing two runs on six hits, walking one and striking out two. Young was good for the most part, but as has been the case in his […]
There are times when I think Omar Minaya takes a lot more flack than he should. During his tenure he did everything in his power to produce a winning ball club. He signed a lot of free agents to numerous big money contracts and for the most part I agreed with his decisions. I was even on board for most of his questionable ones. Due to a lack of better options at the time, I […]
How great has the Mets team chemistry been this season? Maybe it has to do with the fact that the team’s biggest headache—Jason Bay—has been sidelined for nearly three weeks with a broken rib. Bay has been cleared to resume baseball activities and will be heading to Port St. Lucie this Thursday. Terry Collins told reporters after last night’s game that Bay will play in minor league rehab games before joining the big club. However, […]
As has been a recurring theme in the Mets last few years, the injury bug has hit and its done a drastic reshaping on the entire roster in a matter of three weeks. How will the Mets manage to handle the loss of key players, with the addition of new, younger players who are talented, but untried at the MLB level. With the rash of injuries on the offensive side of the ball, the Mets […]
The MetsMerizedOnline Player of the Week for this week has shown he has a great impact on this team. This week includes the series against the Atlanta Braves and the weekend (2 of the 4 games) series against the San Francisco Giants for a total of 5 games. Here is our MMO Player of the Week for 4/16/2012-4/22/2012: Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a look at how Kirk Nieuwenhuis did this week: G AB […]
For those who have read Moneyball, we know now that on-base percentage is the name of the game. In the early going this season, the Mets have done a great job of getting guys on base. The team is tied for third place in the NL with a .335 on-base percentage with the Washington Nationals. However, driving in those runs has been a more difficult task. Just in Wednesday’s game against the Braves, the Mets […]
In a steady rain, R.A. Dickey had a poor outing, the bullpen struggled and the Mets lost the rubber game of the series, 14-6 Recap R.A. Dickey came out today and looked stellar in the first inning, but after that, the knuckleball went north and his results went south. Dickey struggled, giving up six runs between the second and the third before finally escaping the fourth without a crooked number. However, the fifth inning would […]
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