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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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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MMO Game Recap: Astros 3, Mets 1

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Astros 3, Mets 1

An early exit for a dealing Jon Niese and an unfortunate relief appearance by Carlos Torres coupled with a key error led to a 3-1 loss to the Houston Astros in the final series opener of 2014. Granderson began scoring with a solo shot to right with one out in the fourth, handing the Mets […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 10, Mets 3

An article by posted on September 13, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 10, Mets 3

On a damp evening at Citi Field, Zack Wheeler‘s recent stretch of dominance came to an end as his lack of command coupled with a poor defensive effort resulted in a 10-3 blowout loss to the Washington Nationals on Saturday evening. Bryce Harper sent a fly ball into the Pepsi porch that just barely tucked […]

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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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