Archive for November, 2011

With Thanksgiving Out of the Way, What Will The Mets Do?

An article by posted on November 28, 2011 0 Comments
With Thanksgiving Out of the Way, What Will The Mets Do?

Its great to be back at MMO. Did you guys miss me? Now that we have had our yearly helping of turkey, stuffing, cranberries, a glass of wine, and shopping mall fights for a $2 waffle maker on Black Friday, its time to find out whats going to happen in the ever so unpleasant world of the […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #8 Wilmer Flores, INF

An article by posted on November 28, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #8 Wilmer Flores, INF

Welcome to the 13th installment of the MMO 2012 Mets Top 20 Prospects list, featuring Wilmer Flores at #8. The Mets signed Flores as a 16-year-old IFA out of Venezuela in August of 2007. Since then he has appeared on Mets Top Ten Prospect lists everywhere from number ten, all the way up to number […]

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Murray Chass Rips Into Bobby V Again

An article by posted on November 27, 2011 0 Comments
Murray Chass Rips Into Bobby V Again

Former New York Times columnist Murray Chass, went ballistic on Bobby Valentine on his blog where he writes about an exchange he recently had with Red Sox owner Larry Lucchino and GM Ben Cherington. If the Red Sox decided to interview one or more other candidates, it could be a sign that they are not prepared to […]

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One Week Until The 2011 Baseball Winter Meetings, Can I Get A Hell Yeah?

An article by posted on November 27, 2011 0 Comments
One Week Until The 2011 Baseball Winter Meetings, Can I Get A Hell Yeah?

Wow, how time flies… In just one week from tomorrow, the 2011 MLB Winter Meetings will kick off in Dallas, Texas. The four day event will run from December 5-8 and it’s expected to draw over 3,000 people including the GM and key front office people from all 30 Major League Baseball organizations. Also in […]

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A Few Things The Mets Won’t Be Thankful For Next Thanksgiving

An article by posted on November 26, 2011 0 Comments
A Few Things The Mets Won’t Be Thankful For Next Thanksgiving

After asking one of my buddies at work, a long suffering Mets fan like myself, to read my post about Cespedes this morning, he remarked afterward, “well there’s a player Mets fans won’t be thankful for next Thanksgiving.” What a freaking genius – and from a 20-year Jarhead no less. So let me get a […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #9 Cesar Puello, OF

An article by posted on November 25, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #9 Cesar Puello, OF

In July of 2007, exactly three months after his 16th birthday the Mets signed Cesar Puello, a toolsy, RH hitting outfielder from the Dominican Republic, to his first professional contract. Now 20-years-old, 6’2″ and about 220 lbs., with 1192 lifetime minor league AB’s under his belt, Puello seems poised and ready to bust out in […]

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Hot Stove: Angel Pagan Being Shopped?

An article by posted on November 25, 2011 0 Comments

A couple of days ago Metsblog’s Matt Cerrone shared what he has heard regarding the teams plans for Angel Pagan. As many of you already know Pagan is a non-tender candidate this off-season. However many NY Beat Writers have already put out stories that the team plans to tender Pagan a contract for 2012. Cerrone […]

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Harvey #45, Wheeler #51 and Familia #54 In S2S Top 100

An article by posted on November 25, 2011 0 Comments
Harvey #45, Wheeler #51 and Familia #54 In S2S Top 100

Here are a couple of posts by Seedlings To Stars, who ranked Matt Harvey (No. 45), Zack Wheeler (No. 51) and Jeurys Famila (No. 54) on their Top 100 MLB Prospects. Matt Harvey - Harvey slots in just ahead of the two other bigtime Mets pitching prospects, Zack Wheeler (#51) and Jeurys Familia (#54). He doesn’t have Familia’s mechanical issues or Wheeler’s control […]

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A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Johnny Vander Meer’s Consecutive No-Hitters.

An article by posted on November 25, 2011 0 Comments
A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Johnny Vander Meer’s Consecutive No-Hitters.

After a pitcher holds opposing teams hitless for nine innings, what is the biggest storyline that the media plays up in that pitcher’s next start? They ask that question that everyone thinks: can he do it again? Well, no one has done it since Johnny Vander Meer did so in June 1938 for the Cincinnati […]

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Murphy and Tejada Up The Middle? Really?

An article by posted on November 24, 2011 0 Comments

The more I think about the possibility of Ruben Tejada and Daniel Murphy as the likely Mets’ shortstop and second base combo in 2012, the more I want to cringe. This sounds like a disaster in the making… Does defense matter anymore? My concern about this led me to do some quick digging at Baseball Reference: Since […]

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1969 Mets Discuss Gil Hodges’ Hall Of Fame Chances

An article by posted on November 24, 2011 0 Comments
1969 Mets Discuss Gil Hodges’ Hall Of Fame Chances

As we all know, Gil Hodges will be on the Veterans’ Committee Hall of Fame ballot for 2012. So expect to hear plenty of discussion over the next few months about whether or not he should be enshrined. I personally was not around when Gil played or managed, but I consider myself lucky to have […]

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