Mets Vs. Nationals: Who Has The Better Position Players And Bench?

An article by posted on January 23, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Vs. Nationals: Who Has The Better Position Players And Bench?

Going into 2017, the Mets and Nationals will clearly be the two teams fighting for the NL East title, with the Braves, Phillies, and Marlins lagging behind. While most people give the overall edge to the Nationals saying they will take the East, let’s take a closer look at these two teams and see who […]

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Just How One-Dimensional Was The 2016 Mets Offense?

An article by posted on January 23, 2017 0 Comments
Just How One-Dimensional Was The 2016 Mets Offense?

The 2016 Mets offense hit 218 home runs, setting a new franchise record and was the 5th highest mark in the Major Leagues. They had four players hit more than 20 home runs, two of which hit more than 30. However, despite the many long balls, the 2016 Mets offense has been described by plenty […]

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MMO Mailbag: How Many Games Will Mets Win In 2017?

An article by posted on January 23, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: How Many Games Will Mets Win In 2017?

Adam asks…. How many games will the Mets win next season? We haven’t made any improvements to last year’s roster and the bullpen might even be worse off. Are we just going to fight five teams for a wild card spot again?  Joe D. replies… Almost every projection system and even most of the Las […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Our Farm System Gets National Recognition

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Our Farm System Gets National Recognition

Keith Law of ESPN.com released his annual farm system report and the New York Mets shined with a No. 7 ranking. Despite the Michael Fulmer trade and the promotions of Conforto, Nimmo, Rivera, Gsellman and Lugo, there is still a ton of value in the system. MMO and MMN executive editor Michael Mayer joins me to talk about […]

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Former General Managers Discuss Mets’ Jay Bruce Situation

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
Former General Managers Discuss Mets’ Jay Bruce Situation

John Harper of the New York Daily News recently spoke to a few former General Managers about the Mets current situation involving Jay Bruce. He spoke to former Dodgers’ and Giants GM Ned Colletti, former Rockies GM Dan O’Dowd, and former Mets GM Steve Phillips. Ned Colletti was certainly a good person to talk to […]

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Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Killed In Separate Car Crashes

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Killed In Separate Car Crashes

According to several different sources, including Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports on Twitter, Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car crash early Sunday morning in the town of Juan Adrian in the Dominican Republic. Ventura, 25, was a hard-throwing righty with loads of potential. In a statement issued by the Royals in regards to […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1962 Topps Hobie Landrith

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1962 Topps Hobie Landrith

Before Travis d’Arnaud, before Mike Piazza, before Gary Carter, John Stearns or Jerry Grote, there was Hobie Landrith, pictured above on card number 279 of the 1962 Topps set. The expansion draft for baseball’s two newest franchises, the New York Mets and the Houston Colt .45s, was held the day after the 1961 World Series […]

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MLB Draft Order Set, Mets Will Have 20th Overall Selection

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
MLB Draft Order Set, Mets Will Have 20th Overall Selection

Now that all qualifying free agents have been signed, the order for June’s First Year Player Draft is officially set. The 40 rounds will run from June 12-14, and can be viewed on MLB Network or MLB.com. Three teams have lost their first-round selections in the draft: the Cleveland Indians signed Edwin Encarnacion, the Colorado Rockies […]

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Mets Look to Trust Righty Relievers in Pen

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Look to Trust Righty Relievers in Pen

The New York Mets have one glaring hole on their roster with just about three weeks left til pitchers and catchers report for spring training. The bullpen continues to be the target of much talk surrounding this team as they have yet to sign or trade for any notable major league reliever. Names continue to […]

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Can Mets Eclipse Last Season’s Franchise Record 218 Home Runs?

An article by posted on January 21, 2017 0 Comments
Can Mets Eclipse Last Season’s Franchise Record 218 Home Runs?

Last season the Mets hit 218 home runs, 5th most in the MLB. That mark also set a new franchise record for most home runs in a single season. A question for this season then becomes: Can the Mets put up similar power numbers in 2017? The names on the 2017 roster will be mostly the […]

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