Found September 13, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
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Hi Mets fans! We have a very special show in store for you tonight at 6:00 PM as we bring you an Extended Edition of Metsmerized Radio. Join our host Matt Falkenbury of the Daily Stache as he welcomes not just one special guest, but two of them in what’s bound to be our best show ever! Steven Matz, New York Mets Mets 2009 top draft pick Steve Matz has agreed to come onto our show. We’ll ask Steven about his remarkable comeback from Tommy John surgery and how he felt about this 2012 season overall. We’ll find out what his goals are for the offseason and what he’ll be doing to get ready for spring camp in 2013, as well as some other cool stuff. Mark Simon, ESPN New York ESPN’s Mark Simon will also be joining us to share some of his insights with our host Matt Falkenbury. In addition to being ESPN’s Baseball Research Specialist, Mark is a Mets historian with a wealth of knowledge on the team and we look forward to dropping some knowledge on us. As always, MMO Minor League Editor Pet...

Projecting Out 2013-2015 ETA’s For Mets Top Prospects

Lets have some fun today. After reading something Jim Callis said in his Prospect Chat on Baseball America yesterday, I was inspired to bring out my crystal ball and predict when we’ll see some of the Mets top prospect’s. But first take a look at this: Wow, that’s a pretty optimistic view, and one that could certainly be construed as rushing one’s number one prospect...

Mets Extend Affiliation With Savannah Sand Gnats Through 2014 Season

  The New York Mets and the Savannah Sand Gnats today jointly announced they have renewed their Player Development Contract for two more years. The renewal will keep Savannah as a Mets’ affiliate through the 2014 season. During the Mets affiliation, the Sand Gnats have enjoyed some of their most successful seasons in franchise history. The Sand Gnats were the South Atlantic League...

Harvey Solid, But Inept Mets Offense Shut Down by Nats

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: The Mets starter was outstanding, the bullpen was strong and the offense didn’t do a thing. The Mets lost their sixth straight game on Wednesday night, dropping the series finale with the Washington Nationals, 2-0, and were swept for the second straight series. They’re now 13 games under .500 for the first time this season and the offense...

The Mets And Their Home Field Disadvantage

The Mets have lost five straight and dropped seven of their last eight games. The club has lost a season-high six games in a row for the third time this season and is 3-7 in its last 10 games. They are at a season high of 12 games under .500 for the season and in danger of being swept on this homestand if they don’t salvage tonight’s game. Since the All Star Break, the...

New Yorkers beg Keith Hernandez not to shave his mustache (Video)

Retired New York Mets star (and current Mets broadcaster) Keith Hernandez is considering shaving off his trademark mustache, which in 2007 was named the top sports mustache of all-time (by the American Mustache Institute - apparently there is such a thing). The thought of Hernandez shaving his famous mustache has thrown New Yorkers into a tizzy, which is best reflected in a...

Going, Going, Gone: David Wright Edition

It hard to think that after the stunning exit from the 2006 NLCS, the consecutive collapses that followed, the mediocre baseball since, and the gut check that was the departure of Jose Reyes, that things could actually get worse for our beloved Mets.  With the team poised to close out its worst campaign in at least four years, the organization isn’t exactly entering the offseason...

Mets Fan Faces Big Fine

Remember the good old days when you could run on the field and tackle Chris Chambliss after a home run or throw on your tightest t-shirt and kiss random ballplayers?Welp, those days are gone, my friend, and if you make your way to the playing field'll cost you.Just ask Rafael Diaz.Following Johan Santana's no-hitter back in June, the 32-year-old New York Mets fan...

With mustaches on sticks, New Yorkers beg Keith Hernandez to keep his (video)

If you haven’t heard, Keith Hernandez, a New York Mets legend-turned respected and admired analyst on team telecasts, recently said he has been considering shaving off his trademark mustache, saying that he just might show up for the final game of the season with what would be a disconcerting absence of the ever-present soup-strainer upon [...]

Mets vs. Brewers Series Preview

Mets fans are just hoping this season ends as soon as possible. It’s been another lost year in New York, but maybe, just maybe, the team will be able to get at least one win in their series against Milwaukee this weekend. New York has lost six in a row, putting their record at a miserable 65-78 for the season. They were just swept consecutively by the Atlanta Braves and Washington...

Historical Epidemic ... Or Is That Epidemically Historical?

I usually miss a night of blogging due to logistics, vacation, beer, things like that. But I'll admit that I didn't blog about Tuesday night's game yesterday because it felt silly to wail about how horrible a baseball team while the country marked the passing of the darkest date in its history, and in New York City's history. Seemed silly. But I've said it before...

Harvey Milks 10 Ks

The Mets went into their minor league system and pulled a giant rabbit out of their hat with Matt Harvey.  *terrible Jimmy Stewart impression*  Mr. Potter, I knew a Harvey once.    Back in 1955, see, and Danny Kaye asked me to sneak this guy named Harvey out of his bedroom at 2 AM.  Nice fella, that Harvey.  He told me a story that involved Ethel Merman and ping pong balls...
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