Last season, with an Ike Davis that was as woeful as he is now, the New York Mets were still eight games above .500 on June 8. Here it is, three weeks into May, and the Mets are already ten games below .500. That 2012 team lost 88 games, how many will this year’s version lose? Shockingly, this team, now in the third year of the Sandy Alderson era, is on pace to lose 101 games. [...]
We are pleased to welcome die-hard Met fans Chris Wendelken & Erika Jenson Smith to the MMO team. Chris and Jenson will take a lighthearted look at the New York Mets each Monday in their Mets Weekly videos which will be featured exclusively on Metsmerized. Win or lose, the two of them do a nice job of quickly recapping the week that was for the Mets in their own unique and entertaining style. We know you’ll enjoy [...]
Mets Minors Report 5/16: Wheeler’s Fine, Puello and Boyd Flattening Baseballs, Syndergaard On The Hill Tonight
Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas had the night off. Binghamton dropped Akron, 9-4. St. Lucie shot themselves in the foot against Brevard County, 4-3. Savannah lost to Charleston, 6-3. Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler‘s MRI didn’t show any structural damage, but one has to wonder what could have cause so much inflammation in his throwing shoulder, that he would need a cortisone shot. Hopefully this isn’t a situation where the cortisone masks the pain and [...]
There is today’s winner for best banner during today’s Mets Banner Day Parade before the game. If I might say so myself, they did a fantastic job and out of the banners the Mets posted on their Twitter account today, I liked this one the best myself. Here are some of the other images the Mets tweeted or re-tweeted today, and also a few from New York Newsday: I loved the message in this particular [...]
Updated 9:30 AM: This Kirk Gimenez story was first reported by TSB Total Sports Blog, who also added that Kirk Gimenez claims it was all a “dare” from a co-worker. From Deadspin: SNY Anchor Kirk Gimenez thought this super-sultry, quasi-religious direct message on Twitter was sure to turn on some lucky girl with winning breasts. And we’ll admit, it definitely had potential. But fortunately for us on this lonely Thursday night, Gimenez accidentally sent the DM [...]
Come on, admit it… At one time or another you made a joke about Daniel Murphy at second base since the day he took over the position once Jose Reyes was not re-signed and Ruben Tejada slid over to shortstop. Was the criticism harsh and often times deserved? Maybe… Maybe not… Ok, yes it was… But seeing is believing and when I mentioned how much better Murphy has been defensively a couple of weeks ago on Twitter, you all [...]
Updated May 6, 2013 Updating Adam Rubin’s report this past weekend, which you can read about below, Mets GM Sandy Alderson spoke to the Daily News and said the following: “It’s no secret Jordany has had a slightly different approach to some things, there is a certain level of tolerance that we have. I hope he doesn’t exceed that level.” As I’ve been alluding to for months now, my conspiracy theories and pursuit of this [...]
When logging on to Twitter, you’ll often notice the most popular topics bandied about are a daily redundancy of Justin Bieber, a sporting event or athlete that is making news, and middle-schoolers telling you what not to do on a first date. However, every once in a while a hash tag like #MetsBandNames or #MetsYouveForgottenAbout will sneak into the “Trending Topics” column. When that happens, you can be sure it is not the work of [...]
Pinch-hitting is one of the more difficult things to do in the sport. After sitting for up to two hours, you are given little time to get loose and thrust into position of trying to hit a 90-mph., fastball or nasty fall-off-the-table breaking stuff. Few do it well, but the Mets’ Jordany Valdespin has a knack for coming through with power. His three-run homer Wednesday was his sixth in two years with the Mets. He is indeed, a [...]
It’s now been over seven years since that promising Opening Day in 2006, which was only day one of a season that took the Mets just a big swing away from the National League Championship trophy, and a visit to the World Series. With the exception of a few R.A. Dickey masterpieces, and a special no-hitter, there hasn’t been much cheering in Flushing since that magical run in 2006. The Metropolitans are a team that has always been [...]
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