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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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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Lagares Set For Return To Mets This Week

An article by posted on June 22, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Set For Return To Mets This Week

June 22 Outfielder Juan Lagares was hitless in four at-bats, while playing his second rehab game in center field on Saturday with the Gulf Coast League Mets. Lagares continues to make progress as he works his way back to the Mets and rejoin the team at some point this week. Batting mostly in the lower half of the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Padres 5, Mets 0

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Padres 5, Mets 0

Although Zack Wheeler and Jesse Hahn had near-identical starts their last time on a major-league mound, their outings on Saturday couldn’t be any more different. Hahn, who in his first MLB start lasted just 3 2/3 innings just 11 days ago, let up a single to his first batter of the game in Ruben Tejada. […]

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Mejia Says He Is Pain-Free, Wouldn’t Rule Out Pitching Today If Needed

An article by posted on June 14, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Says He Is Pain-Free, Wouldn’t Rule Out Pitching Today If Needed

Jenrry Mejia was without pain while warming up prior to Saturday’s game against the Padres, the Mets closer told MMO. Mejia said that although he has not fully healed just yet, he would be ready if manager Terry Collins were to need him today. “I want to see if tomorrow I will feel 100 percent,” Mejia said. “I […]

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Carlos Torres Beating Himself Up After Rough 13th, Literally

An article by posted on June 13, 2014 0 Comments
Carlos Torres Beating Himself Up After Rough 13th, Literally

As our own 72Metsfan recapped earlier today, the frustration of an underwhelming season was readily apparent Thursday evening during the Mets 13 inning loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. One of the players who lost his cool was Carlos Torres, who after a valiant extra-inning effort was simply out of gas by the thirteenth and the […]

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Matsuzaka “Not Too Bad” After Taking Liner Off Hammy

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Matsuzaka “Not Too Bad” After Taking Liner Off Hammy

Daisuke Matsuzaka was struck in the right thigh with a Carlos Gomez-liner to end the sixth inning Tuesday night and was subsequently pulled from the game. Matsuzaka was already at 100 pitches, however; Terry Collins said post-game that he would have allowed the 33-year-old right-hander to begin the seventh if not for the comebacker, this […]

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MMO Exclusive: Frank Viola All Smiles At MLB Draft Following Heart Surgery

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Frank Viola All Smiles At MLB Draft Following Heart Surgery

Looking at the smiling face of Frank Viola on Thursday night, you would never know the hardship he has had to endure in recent months. Not long after losing both of his parents over a 26-day span, Viola was diagnosed with an enlarged aorta and underwent open heart surgery on April 2, putting his new […]

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