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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Daniel Murphy Belongs At Second Base, Not Valdespin

An article by posted on June 12, 2013 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Belongs At Second Base, Not Valdespin

Two years ago, never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be typing the first six words of this post, but it’s true. Daniel Murphy has proven himself as a formidable second baseman in 2013, and jerking him around the diamond is not going to do him or the Mets any favors. The […]

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MMO Exclusive: High Praise For Dodger Sensation Yasiel Puig

An article by posted on June 10, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: High Praise For Dodger Sensation Yasiel Puig

He is the seven-day sensation that is sweeping the nation. Yasiel Puig has been a major league ballplayer for barely a week and is already making national headlines with a historically hot start to his career. On Friday night, Puig blasted his fourth home run in just his fifth career game, the second player to […]

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MMO Exclusive: Tommy Lasorda On Negative Impact PEDs Is Having On Baseball

An article by posted on June 8, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Tommy Lasorda On Negative Impact PEDs Is Having On Baseball

With the recent developments of the Miami-based Biogenesis clinic that is at the core of a performance-enhancing drug scandal, the baseball world is abuzz over the possibility that some of the game’s most productive players potentially receiving severe penalties including 100-game suspensions. Clinic-founder Tony Bosch is reportedly in Major League Baseball’s corner now, and the league […]

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The 2013 MLB Draft MMO Live-Blog: Dominic Smith It Is!!!

An article by posted on June 6, 2013 0 Comments
The 2013 MLB Draft MMO Live-Blog: Dominic Smith It Is!!!

Dominic Smith it is! Smith parents tell me that their son will be up in Flushing in 1 1/2 years to two years tops @MetsMerized — Clayton Collier (@Clayton_Collier) June 7, 2013 Strawberry approves… The #Mets are now on the clock @metsmerized #mlbdraft pic.twitter.com/WpnmxlIjI1 — Clayton Collier (@Clayton_Collier) June 7, 2013 The #Mets are now […]

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John Buck’s Performance Has Taken A Nose Dive

An article by posted on June 5, 2013 0 Comments
John Buck’s Performance Has Taken A Nose Dive

Through the first month or so of the season, John Buck was a revelation for the New York Mets. A throw in for the deal and a salary dump on the part of the Toronto Blue Jays in the Dickey deal, the original plan for Buck was to be a stopgap until top-prospect Travis d’Arnaud […]

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Omar Quintanilla Is On Fire Since Being Called Up

An article by posted on June 5, 2013 0 Comments
Omar Quintanilla Is On Fire Since Being Called Up

It was just a week ago that the Mets blogosphere was abuzz, calling for Ruben Tejada to be sent down and call up a streaking Omar Quintanilla. Facing demotion, the problem solved itself when Tejada dove for a ball in short left at Yankee Stadium and strained his quad, landing him on the DL and […]

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Full List: MLB Seeking 100-Game PED Suspensions For Ryan Braun, A-Rod, Mets Cesar Puello, 20 Others

An article by posted on June 4, 2013 0 Comments
Full List: MLB Seeking 100-Game PED Suspensions For Ryan Braun, A-Rod, Mets Cesar Puello, 20 Others

Updated Post 6/4 at 9:10 PM: ESPN has included the names of the other 20 players believed to potentially be facing MLB discipline, and Mets top-hitting prospect Cesar Puello as well as Ex-Met Fernando Martinez are among those included. In addition to A-Rod, Braun, Puello and Martinez, Melky Cabrera, Bartolo Colon, Yasmani Grandal, Nelson Cruz, Francisco […]

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Making The Case For A Daniel Murphy All-Star Bid

An article by posted on June 4, 2013 0 Comments
Making The Case For A Daniel Murphy All-Star Bid

Amid a season that has been for the most part filled with disappointment and under-performance, a bright spot shines bright on this 22-32 New York Mets ballclub, and that beacon of light is named Daniel Murphy. Murphy has emerged alongside David Wright as a primary source of offensive production on the year. Batting a cool […]

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Video: MLB Network’s Interview With Matt Harvey

An article by posted on May 31, 2013 0 Comments
Video: MLB Network’s Interview With Matt Harvey

Prior to last night’s Subway Series sweep of the Yankees, MLB Network’s Sam Ryan sat down with Matt Harvey and spoke with him about his breakout season so far and facing his childhood team in the Subway Series. If you missed it last night, you can watch the full interview below.     Personally, I […]

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Psst… Don’t Look Now, But Jon Niese Is Back!

An article by posted on May 30, 2013 0 Comments
Psst… Don’t Look Now, But Jon Niese Is Back!

The month of May for Jon Niese will hopefully become a microcosm for the New York Mets season, it’s not about how you start, it’s how you finish. In what was a horrendous start to the season for Niese, the Mets young southpaw has put together a nice stretch over the past three outings to […]

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