Archive for March, 2012

Supporting The Owners Vs. Supporting The Team

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Let me start this off by saying, no I do not support the Wilpons. I do not feel they are good owners, and do not feel that the Mets will win a championship with them as owners. However, I do support the New York Mets. I still watch every game I can, and still root […]

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Unburied Treasure: When Keith Hernandez Was the Game’s Best First Baseman

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Unburied Treasure: When Keith Hernandez Was the Game’s Best First Baseman

Introduction by Stephen Hanks After Gary Carter’s tragic and untimely death last month, MMO posted a profile of the Hall of Fame catcher that was supposed to be part of the September/October 1985 issue of my magazine New York Sports, but which was never printed. The piece generated such a positive reaction, that MMO has […]

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What Will The Mets Do With Jason Bay?

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What Will The Mets Do With Jason Bay?

To say Jason Bay’s tenure this far with the Mets is disappointing would be a huge understatement. When Bay was signed it was thought that he would be providing the much needed power to the Mets lineup. From 2004-2009 Bay averaged at least 21 home-runs, nobody could have predicted his drop-off would be so severe […]

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The Mets Outstanding Debt Obligations And A Road Map To Meeting Those Obligations

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets Outstanding Debt Obligations And A Road Map To Meeting Those Obligations

What a big day for the Mets owners yesterday, huh? Mets fans I’ve spoke to and chatted with seem to have mixed feelings  about yesterday’s events. But like I advise all my Mets buddies, stop worrying about what you can’t control and take your emotion out of the equation. Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz were […]

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Potential Draft Prospects/College Notes: Week 5

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Potential Draft Prospects/College Notes: Week 5

Mike Zunino, C College: Florida B/T: R/R | HT: 6-2 | WT: 220 Projected: Top 5  AB……..H……..2B……..3B……..HR………RBI……..R…….SB……..K……..BB 7………..2………0………..0………..0…………2……….1………0………..1………2 Notes: Sac fly, (2) HBP. He looks fine to me. Jake Barrett, RHP College: Arizona State B/T: R/R | HT: 6-3 | WT: 220 Projected: 1st supp. – 2nd Round IP………..H……..R……..ER……..BB………SO……..GO…….FO……..NP……..NS 1.2……….3………2……….2……….0…………2……….1……….2…………-………..- Notes: I would have to […]

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Weighing In Some More On Mets Owners, Reyes, Direction, Future

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Weighing In Some More On Mets Owners, Reyes, Direction, Future

Today’s settlement news has led to quite a few readers who emailed me and disagree with some or all of the points in my last post. And of course that is perfectly fine. I started this site to encourage debate and conversely, I view criticism of what I post on this site as a badge of […]

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Wilpon’s Jolly: It’s A Brave New World For Mets Owners and the Fans

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Wilpon’s Jolly: It’s A Brave New World For Mets Owners and the Fans

As most of you now know, Mets ownership and trustee Irving Picard reached a settlement for $162 million this morning, as was first reported by Richard Sandomir of the New York Times. In the light of this news we have also learned that the Mets will not pay anything for three years because their net obligation could end up […]

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Mets Minors: 2012 Mets Prospect Predictions

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: 2012 Mets Prospect Predictions

As I gaze into my crystal ball for 2012, here’s a gander at what I see happening in the upcoming Mets Minor League season… Pitchers Most Wins: Collin McHugh Call this a bit of a bold selection, but for the first time in a long time I think the Mets have their best collection of offensive talent […]

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MMO 2012 Mets Annual Coming In April

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
MMO 2012 Mets Annual Coming In April

After years of tossing the idea around, we finally decided to take the proverbial plunge and bring to you what I can only describe as our Amazin’ Labor of Love… Without further adieu, I present to all of you the first look at the Mets Merized Online 2012 Mets Annual. This 2012 Annual will feature […]

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What Will The Mets Produce Next: A No-Hitter or A 20-Game Winner?

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
What Will The Mets Produce Next: A No-Hitter or A 20-Game Winner?

What do the Mets have a better chance of producing?  A no-hitter or a 20-game winner?  On the surface, the question appears to have a simple answer. Considering that the Mets have had five different pitchers produce a total of eight 20-win seasons (Tom Seaver accomplished the feat four times, while Jerry Koosman, Dwight Gooden, […]

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