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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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D’Arnaud Progressing Well, Could Be Activated For Pirates Series

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Progressing Well, Could Be Activated For Pirates Series

The news is good on Travis d’Arnaud who has already been cleared to swing a bat and took some dry swings on Monday and will now ramp things up from there. “Tomorrow, he’ll probably do some more dry work, then some tee work, if everything is OK there, he’ll do some soft tosses so he can […]

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Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

Couple of years back I wrote a piece where I detailed several alternatives to Terry Collins as Manager of the NY Mets. You can read it here if you are so inclined. Well, here we are two years later and wouldn’t you know it, Terry is still our manager. I guess none of the options I […]

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Wright Could Resume Baseball Activities On Monday

An article by posted on May 10, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Could Resume Baseball Activities On Monday

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that the Mets are optimistic that David Wright can begin baseball activities on Monday. Wright was shutdown before the weekend because of lower back pain. He was prescribed anti-inflammatory medication and rest after an MRI showed no structural damage. The Mets said that Wright’s original hamstring injury has healed […]

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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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Communication Breakdown… Is Collins On Board With Flores As His Shortstop?

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Communication Breakdown… Is Collins On Board With Flores As His Shortstop?

I’ve never quite wrapped my mind around the notion that Terry Collins is the right manager for these NY Mets. I have my reasons, mostly grounded in my skepticism about his handling of a very young impressionable group that could benefit from a more patient and supportive hand … But while it’s hard to complain […]

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Kevin Long Says “Wright Is A Lot Like Jeter”

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Says “Wright Is A Lot Like Jeter”

In an interview with Suzyn Waldman of WFAN, Kevin Long said David Wright is a lot like Derek Jeter, whom he coached for eight years. “He’s a tremendous player. He really, really does a lot of things well,” Long said before Sunday’s 6-4 loss to the Yankees. “He’s a leader; a lot like Jeter. When […]

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Collins Has Mets Playing Baseball Like It Oughta Be

An article by posted on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Has Mets Playing Baseball Like It Oughta Be

This is Terry Time. This is Terry’s Team. As long as it keeps winning. In a column for the New York Post, writer Kevin Kernan credits Terry Collins for the Mets’ hot start and that now armed with a team with horses to win, the real Terry Collins has emerged. “This year, you are seeing […]

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The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

So, there’s been a lot of talk about the Mets’ batting order in recent days. It started on the morning of Opening Day when news started to leak out that the Mets were going with an “unconventional” lineup that had David Wright batting second and Curtis Granderson leading off. Then the story became about who […]

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DeGrom Delivers: “Outstanding” and “Gutsy” in Season Debut

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Delivers: “Outstanding” and “Gutsy” in Season Debut

If some of you had concerns about a potential sophomore jinx for Jacob deGrom this season, put your minds at ease. Despite the loss and a one-hour rain delay, the reigning rookie of the year was outstanding on Wednesday night, holding the Washington Nationals scoreless for five innings after he was tagged for a two-run […]

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