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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Wright ‘Excited’ To See What Herrera Can Do

An article by posted on August 31, 2014 0 Comments
Wright ‘Excited’ To See What Herrera Can Do

Citi Field is quiet; there is not a soul in the stands, say for an usher catching some shut-eye before the gates open up. Nearly four hours prior to first-pitch Friday, a handful of personnel remain on the field, finishing their first round of batting practice. Among those taking there cuts, wearing a grey “Mets […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Phillies 5

An article by posted on August 31, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Phillies 5

The offense provided the run support while Dillon Gee battled through six-plus innings of work Sunday in a 6-5 rubber game win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Anthony Recker hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth to left center off of A.J. Burnett, his fifth of the season, giving New York a 5-2 […]

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DeGrom Remains In Rookie of the Year Hunt

An article by posted on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
DeGrom Remains In Rookie of the Year Hunt

Jacob deGrom tossed seven strong innings against the Phillies on Friday, scattering four hits, allowing one unearned run and striking out five. The young right-hander didn’t allow a hit until the fifth inning and was at his best during any hint of trouble when he’d reach back and pitch with some extra zip on his […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Phillies 1

An article by posted on August 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Phillies 1

Capitalizing on a key defensive miscue and working around several of their own, the Mets were able to make the most out of a bounce-back outing from Jacob deGrom to best the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1. Leading 1-0, a throwing error by Lucas Duda in the top of the seventh set up a first-and-second situation with […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 9, Mets 0

An article by posted on August 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Giants 9, Mets 0

As it turns out, it didn’t matter who was in the lineup for the Mets. Coming off a start in which he threw 121 pitches, Bartolo Colon was entirely ineffective against the Giants’ offense, allowing eight hits, two home runs and six runs over just 4.2 innings of work. Hunter Pence, batting .108 in his […]

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Matt Harvey Throws Side Session

An article by posted on August 3, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Throws Side Session

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey threw a side-session prior to Sunday’s games against the San Francisco Giants. Pitching coach Dan Warthen said the toss went well. “His arm felt great, went through all of his pitches,” he said. “Everything is going in the right direction.” Harvey threw off of a mound on July 31, the first time […]

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Mets Have Discussed Promoting den Dekker

An article by posted on August 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have Discussed Promoting den Dekker

The Mets have had discussions about promoting Matt den Dekker, Terry Collins told reporters Saturday. “There’s been a lot of talk about bringing him back,” Collins. “When? I don’t know, but hopefully he’s going to get a chance to be in there every day,” den Dekker has been tearing up the Pacific Coast League since his […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Giants 2

An article by posted on August 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Giants 2

For six-and-change innings, it was the pitching duel of the season. Rookie of the Year candidate Jacob deGrom had only allowed one base runner, a two-out walk to Brandon Belt, through 6.2 frames. Making just his second start with the Giants since being traded from the Red Sox, Jake Peavy set down the first 19 […]

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MMO Interview: After Eventful Year, Murphy “Humbled” To Get All-Star Nod

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Interview: After Eventful Year, Murphy “Humbled” To Get All-Star Nod

Daniel Murphy has had a season of firsts in 2014. Murphy celebrated the birth of his first child on Opening Day, resulting in an unjust ribbing from local radio personalities for missing time on paternal leave—also a first. Murphy also made his first trip to the White House last month, speaking at the Working Dads […]

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Niese Says Shoulder Only Fatigued, Expects To Make July 21 Start

An article by posted on July 12, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Says Shoulder Only Fatigued, Expects To Make July 21 Start

Jon Niese downplayed the severity of his shoulder strain Saturday, telling MMO he will start the fourth game out of the All-Star break in Seattle on July 21. Niese, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 5 last week, said his shoulder is fatigued, not necessarily injured.  “It really is not an injury, it’s […]

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