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MMO Flashback: The Keith Hernandez Trade and Me

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: The Keith Hernandez Trade and Me

In the spirit of the Holiday Season, I’m resurrecting some of our favorite articles from 11 years of writing about the New York Mets on MMO. That’s the wonderful thing about all the original articles we post on Metsmerized Online… that we can go back from time to time and enjoy so many of these […]

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Pete Rose To Remain Banned From Baseball

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Pete Rose To Remain Banned From Baseball

In March of this year, Pete Rose made a formal request to be reinstated to Major League Baseball, and new commissioner Rob Manfred agreed to meet with Rose and hear him out. “I want to make sure I understand all of the details of the Dowd Report and Commissioner Bart Giamatti’s decision and the agreement that was […]

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Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Promises, Promises: Hey Wilpons, How About A Cespedes For The Rest Of Us?

They say that timing is everything. Perhaps after last night’s surprising announcement that Michael Cuddyer is retiring, thus giving the Mets a tidy financial windfall, maybe we should rethink that Juan Lagares platoon the front office was planning for the 2016 season. Maybe it’s time for the Mets put on their big boy pants and […]

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Should Mets Pursue Aroldis Chapman?

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Should Mets Pursue Aroldis Chapman?

The domestic-violence allegations surrounding Reds closer Aroldis Chapman caused their trade with the Dodgers to fall through. However, according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports, the Reds are still trying to trade him. “The team remains in contact with clubs about Chapman, believing a deal is possible even as the four-time […]

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Mets Acquire Neil Walker From Pirates For Jon Niese

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Neil Walker From Pirates For Jon Niese

The New York Mets today announced the club has acquired second baseman Neil Walker from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for lefthanded pitcher Jon Niese. Walker, 30, batted .269 (146-543) with 32 doubles, 16 home runs and 71 RBI in 151 games for Pittsburgh in 2015. His 16 home runs were tied for most by […]

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Mets Willing To Go Four Years On Ben Zobrist, Decision Coming Soon

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Willing To Go Four Years On Ben Zobrist, Decision Coming Soon

Latest Update The New York Mets will apparently do whatever it takes to sign free agent Ben Zobrist, including giving him a four year contract. On Sunday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports confirmed that the Mets will offer a four year deal to  Zobrist, but added that the Nationals, Giants and the Dodgers also have four […]

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Baseball Winter Meetings Thread: And So It Begins…

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball Winter Meetings Thread: And So It Begins…

The 2015 Baseball Winter Meetings are set to begin tonight as all 30 MLB front offices, agents and players arrive on Sunday at the world-famous Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. With GM Sandy Alderson getting treatment for cancer and unable to attend, representing the Mets is Assistant GM John Ricco and a […]

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Philosophy Of Flexibility Part II – Infield Evaluation

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
Philosophy Of Flexibility Part II – Infield Evaluation

In part one of the Philosophy of Flexibility I outlined the different types of flexibility that are used to construct a baseball team. These areas were positional, lineup, pitching and financial flexibility. Applying this lens to the Mets current roster, the biggest area of concern from this perspective is the construction of the infield. Infield Evaluation Assuming […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Pitching Prospect Seth Lugo

An article by posted on November 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Pitching Prospect Seth Lugo

Yesterday the Mets added four players to their 40-man roster to protect them from the December 10th Rule 5 draft and one of them was starting pitcher Seth Lugo. The right-hander started a career high 24 games this year combined between the Binghamton Mets and Las Vegas 51′s. He went 8-7 with 3.84 ERA and […]

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Syndergaard Wants To Be A Met For Life

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Wants To Be A Met For Life

Following his excellent rookie season, Noah Syndergaard reflected on his time with New York and hopes that he could be a Met for life. Syndergaard says that he loves pitching in New York and never wants to leave. “When I came here for the (2013) Futures Game we went to Times Square and I thought it […]

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