Clayton Collier

Clayton Collier, a senior editor for MMO, is a Journalism major with a minor in Broadcasting at Seton Hall University. He is also a staff member at 89.5 WSOU, Seton Hall's modern active rock radio station. Following him on Twitter: @Clayton_Collier or E-maili him at MaybeNextYearMets@yahoo.com

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Matz’s Debut A Day To Remember

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
Matz’s Debut A Day To Remember

Between his 7.2 very solid innings, six strikeouts, three hits and four RBIs, Steven Matz‘s debut proved to be worth the wait. Drafted in the 2nd round of the 2009 MLB Draft, Matz did not make it to a professional mound until 2012 due to complications following Tommy John surgery. Eventually battling back to debut […]

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Doc Gooden On Mets Rotation: “With That Staff, Anything Can Happen”

An article by posted on June 9, 2015 0 Comments
Doc Gooden On Mets Rotation: “With That Staff, Anything Can Happen”

Although this year’s MLB Draft was relatively quiet for the New York Mets without their first-round pick, Flushing was well-represented at the draft with Doc Gooden in attendance. Speaking at the draft in Secaucus, N.J. Monday night, Gooden said he was honored to have been asked to attend by the Mets. “It’s a great feeling […]

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Gee Slated For One More Rehab Start, Syndergaard Gets Another Turn In Rotation

An article by posted on May 17, 2015 0 Comments
Gee Slated For One More Rehab Start, Syndergaard Gets Another Turn In Rotation

Terry Collins told reporters before the game Sunday that Dillon Gee will have one more rehab start in the minors, guaranteeing Noah Syndergaard at least one more turn in the rotation. Collins said he would like to see 95-to-100 pitches from Gee in his final rehab start. After that outing, a decision will be made regarding […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Marlins 6

An article by posted on April 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Marlins 6

The excitement of the Mets 7-6 Harvey Day victory over the Marlins–their eighth straight win–was soured by the news of significant injuries to both Jerry Blevins and Travis d’Arnaud. Blevins, who came on to relieve Matt Harvey in the seventh, was struck with a comebacker and would be taken out of the game, later diagnosed […]

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David Wright Is Now The Active Leader In Games Played With One Team

An article by posted on December 20, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright Is Now The Active Leader In Games Played With One Team

When the Phillies officially shipped mainstay Jimmy Rollins to the Dodgers on Friday, they ended his hold on MLB’s longest active streak of games played with a single team. In his 15 years with Philadelphia, Rollins played 2,090 games for the Phils, a figure that led all active players for roughly ten weeks following the […]

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Dodgers Send Matt Kemp To Padres

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Dodgers Send Matt Kemp To Padres

The Dodgers continue to throw gasoline on the Winter Meetings hot stove. This time, LA has sent two-time all-star Matt Kemp along with catcher Tim Federowicz to the San Diego Padres in exchange for catcher Yasmani Grandal, RHP Joe Wieland, and a third player who is believed to be RHP Zach Eflin, this according to a report from Dennis […]

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MMO Flashback: Matt Harvey Was Not The Hero We Deserved, But The One We Needed

An article by posted on November 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Matt Harvey Was Not The Hero We Deserved, But The One We Needed

It feels like an eternity since we last saw Matt Harvey standing on a mound and menacing opposing batters with his array of lethal offerings. Every five days when our young ace took his turn in the rotation, it was treated as an event that couldn’t be missed and aptly called “Harvey Day.” As we […]

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Miracle Mets Still A Sore Spot For Frank Robinson

An article by posted on October 19, 2014 0 Comments
Miracle Mets Still A Sore Spot For Frank Robinson

“It’s always good planning to have a baseball in the dugout with shoe polish on it, just in case.” That is the expression coined following the infamous Shoe Polish incident, when in Game 5 of the 1969 World Series, Cleon Jones hit the deck to evade a Dave McNally pitch that skidded into the Mets […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Astros 3

An article by posted on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Astros 3

Capping off his breakout season, Lucas Duda provided the offense with a four-RBI afternoon as the Mets ended 2014 on a high note Sunday, routing the Astros by a final score of 8-3. Duda reached a pair of individual milestones in the game, most notably his 30th home run, which came in his final at-bat […]

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Niese Not Worried About Rapid Heart Rate, Wraps Up A Solid Season

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Not Worried About Rapid Heart Rate, Wraps Up A Solid Season

Jon Niese was pulled from his final start of the season Friday night with an elevated heart rate. He exited with one out in the sixth inning, having not allowed a run while throwing just 66 pitches. Niese has faced this issue in the past, namely on June 3, 2012 at home against the Cardinals […]

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