Archive for October, 2011

MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #18 Akeel Morris, RHP

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #18 Akeel Morris, RHP

Welcome to the third installment of the official MMO 2012 Mets Top 20 Prospects list, featuring RHP Akeel Morris of the Kingsport Mets, at #18. When the Mets made Morris their 10th round pick in the 2010 draft, they were drafting a player based on pure potential. Although raw as a pitcher, the power and talent were […]

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Real Baseball Fans Are Watching… Just Not Enough Of Them

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments

The ratings for this World Series, which has been compelling, are down but should pick up by Game 6, which is a certainty. I’m betting on a Game 7, the game’s ultimate gem. But, that’s not enough for Maj0r League Baseball because the East Coast giants aren’t involved. With MLB’s penchant for panic and knee jerk […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets 2011 First Rounder, RHP Michael Fulmer

An article by posted on October 23, 2011 0 Comments

Last June, the Mets selected RHP Michael Fulmer with the 44th overall pick in the MLB Draft. He was the supplemental first-round pick for the Yankees’ signing of Pedro Feliciano. Fulmer, 18, went 10-2 with a 0.72 ERA and 127 strikeouts in 68 innings for Deer Creek High School in his hometown of Edmond, OK. He was […]

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Hey, Kids! How Do You Like The World Zzzzeries?

An article by posted on October 23, 2011 0 Comments
Hey, Kids!  How Do You Like The World Zzzzeries?

Despite the “Hey, Kids!” in the title, I’m going to start this post by asking a question to our older readers.  Tell me, my friends.  Do you remember when you were in school and you rushed home every October to watch a World Series game at home?  How about the times when your teacher would […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview With Mets Prospect, RHP Akeel Morris

An article by posted on October 23, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview With Mets Prospect, RHP Akeel Morris

I was able to interview Akeel last week and he was nice enough to answer some questions for our readers. This is what he had to say: Petey:  First of all Akeel, congratulations on a terrific season in 2011. Your development over the last two seasons has been fun to watch and you have been making […]

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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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