Archive for October, 2011

MMO Flashback: Do You Believe In Miracles?

An article by posted on October 23, 2011 0 Comments

Here’s another great article originally written and posted back on October 25, 2009 by the always entertaining Ed Leyro. Ed has a great storytelling style and this particular story will appeal to most any Mets fan as we come upon the 25th anniversary of one of the greatest moments in franchise history.  Every generation has […]

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If You Like Chicken and Beer, the Red Sox Are Hiring

An article by posted on October 23, 2011 0 Comments

After all the jokes made at the Mets expense over the last few years, some of you might enjoy this departure from that. Nice to see another team getting treated like the punchline to a bad joke. Hat tip to Ryan O’Hara.

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Chris Schwinden Answers A Few Questions For MMO

An article by posted on October 22, 2011 0 Comments
Chris Schwinden Answers A Few Questions For MMO

I recently conducted an interview with New York Mets pitcher Chris Schwinden who was kind enough to answer a few questions for me to share with our MMO community. Schwinny was totally cool and I hope you’ll leave him some nice comments. Enjoy! First of all Chris, congratulations on a terrific season in 2011! Anchoring the […]

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Would Mark Buehrle Be A Good Option For The Mets?

An article by posted on October 22, 2011 0 Comments
Would Mark Buehrle Be A Good Option For The Mets?

Update: According to Scott Merkin of MLB.com, if the White Sox cut payroll as expected, it’s likely that either John Danks or Mark Buehrle will not return in 2012. Looking at the free agent market for starting pitchers can be quite depressing. As of this writing it’s not known whether C.C. Sabathia will be a free agent. The next best […]

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Site News: I Hear You Loud And Clear

An article by posted on October 22, 2011 0 Comments
Site News: I Hear You Loud And Clear

I am well aware of some of the abuses that are rampant on our site lately with regards to our Rating System, Shoutbox Terms Of Agreement Violations, Comment Guidelines Violations, and the overall lack of civility between dueling factions who simply have differing opinions on basic baseball philosophy. We have always had heated baseball debates […]

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Hot Stove Report: C.J. Wilson Will Get $75MM, Wainwright’s Option Picked Up, Reyes To Nats Rumors

An article by posted on October 22, 2011 0 Comments
Hot Stove Report: C.J. Wilson Will Get $75MM, Wainwright’s Option Picked Up, Reyes To Nats Rumors

C.J. Wilson According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, one GM said he envisioned a $75 million, five-year deal for Rangers ace C.J. Wilson. “He has been a bomb in this postseason, but the laws of supply and demand still help”, he writes. One GM suggested Wilson would do better with a non-playoff team because of his […]

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Introducing: The MLB Hall Of Fame Class Of 1942

An article by posted on October 21, 2011 0 Comments
Introducing: The MLB Hall Of Fame Class Of 1942

There was only one player that was inducted into the Hall of Fame from 1940 to 1944 in honor of those that had to put their careers on hold and go abroad to defend the United States in World War II. Who was the one player worthy enough of being inducted during this time? Second […]

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There Are No Words…

An article by posted on October 21, 2011 0 Comments
There Are No Words…

“Former Mets GM Omar Minaya interviewed yesterday for the vacancy in the Angels front office. Given Minaya’s less than stellar track record and his love for former Expos and aging names in his time here I sincerely hope that he lands in LA. Sandy Alderson and company would have a field day with him”.  ~  Stephen Schmidt, Amazin […]

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What Everyone Is Talking About

An article by posted on October 21, 2011 0 Comments
What Everyone Is Talking About

When it’s this time of the year, and all you get is one post from Joel Sherman injected into the Mets news cycle in the last 24 hours, what you end up getting is “Joel Sherman Day”. (Aren’t you glad most of our content on MMO is unique and original?) So Joel, the floor is […]

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MMO Flashback Friday: The Quiet Man Behind “The Miracle”

An article by posted on October 21, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Flashback Friday: The Quiet Man Behind “The Miracle”

This post was written by Rob (Tie Dyed) two years ago this week. I still get get goosebumps when I read it. By the way, after you enjoy reading this post, check out this interview by MMO’s Jim Mancari who spoke with Mrs. Hodges a few weeks ago. * * * * * * * […]

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Josh Satin Getting Some Reps In The Outfield

An article by posted on October 21, 2011 0 Comments
Josh Satin Getting Some Reps In The Outfield

Some interesting news from Venezuela where right-handed hitter Josh Satin is playing Winter Ball this offseason. ESPN’s Adam Rubin tweeted the following last night: Josh Satin is DHing for Caracas in Venezuela on Thursday night. He had made three straight starts in LF, his first pro exposure in outfield. I wonder if this could be […]

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