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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The Mets Have A Spark Plug Again

An article by posted on May 16, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets Have A Spark Plug Again

For years, Jose Reyes would be considered the “spark plug” of the Mets; the man to light up the basepaths, and the dugout. Now with Reyes trying to find his spark in Miami, the Mets were supposed to be lacking such a catalyst both on and off the field come 2012. Turns out, the true […]

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Morning Grind: Why The Negativity Towards Wright?

An article by posted on May 14, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Why The Negativity Towards Wright?

I have noticed a theme both here and across the entire Mets fanbase of an increasing percentage of people who look at David Wright in a bad light. They put him down no matter how well he is performing and are the first to jump on him when he makes an error or strikes out […]

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Déjà Vu All Over Again: Mets Fall 8-4 After Bullpen Foils Another Late Rally

An article by posted on May 13, 2012 0 Comments
Déjà Vu All Over Again: Mets Fall 8-4 After Bullpen Foils Another Late Rally

Recap: Despite a valiant effort by Jon Niese and the New York Mets, who have scratched and clawed for every win this year, the bullpen for the second time this series could not hold it together, dropping the rubber game on a walk-off grand slam by Mike Giancarlo Stanton, 8-4. Niese took the hill despite not […]

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Dickey and Wright Key 9-3 Victory Over Marlins

An article by posted on May 12, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey and Wright Key 9-3 Victory Over Marlins

Recap: Coming off a back-breaking 6-5 loss to the Fish yesterday, the Mets kept the theme of having a short memory going as they pounded Jose Reyes and the Miami Marlins 9-3. Dickey took the hill for his seventh start of the year and continued his success against the Marlins, scattering nine hits over six […]

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St. Lucie Bests Manatees 4-3 Despite Nail-Biting Ninth

An article by posted on May 11, 2012 0 Comments
St. Lucie Bests Manatees 4-3 Despite Nail-Biting Ninth

In a season of dominant bullpen work, the St. Lucie Mets won a nail biter by a score of 4-3 despite shaky work out of the ‘pen. Chris Young made his first rehab start of the year since going down with a torn shoulder capsule in early 2011. Young went five shutout frames, scattering five […]

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Wright Is Batting Higher Against RHP In 2012

An article by posted on May 11, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Is Batting Higher Against RHP In 2012

In case you are unaware, David Wright has hit the ground running to start the 2012 season, and that’s putting it lightly. The franchise third baseman has been infamous for eating up the southpaws, but in what is shaping up to be a career year for David Wright, he has actually hit right handed pitching […]

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At Least When The Mets Struggle, They Don’t Play Dirty

An article by posted on May 9, 2012 0 Comments
At Least When The Mets Struggle, They Don’t Play Dirty

The supposed “grand dynasty” that is the Philadelphia Phillies appears to be wavering to this point in 2012. Inconsistent bullpen work, aging players and awful defense have resulted in their resting at the bottom of the NL East 30 games into the season. Some teams would mope and continue to free fall, others would rise […]

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Mike Nickeas On His Journey Thus Far

An article by posted on May 9, 2012 0 Comments
Mike Nickeas On His Journey Thus Far

With Josh Thole going on the new 7-day DL with a concussion, Mike Nickeas will get a chance to show what he’s got as an everyday backstop over the next week. This is a wide open opportunity for Nickeas, who has never been known for much more than an above-average arm and a good clubhouse guy. After […]

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Dickey Dominant In Mets 3-1 Victory Over D-Backs

An article by posted on May 6, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Dominant In Mets 3-1 Victory Over D-Backs

Recap: It was a beautiful day for baseball as the Mets took on the Arizona Diamondbacks and bested them behind R.A. Dickey’s stellar outing, taking the rubber game of the series 3-1. For the first few innings, it looked as if Dickey had the stuff to go the distance and end the streak of 7,995 […]

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“I’m Coming Back.”

An article by posted on May 4, 2012 0 Comments
“I’m Coming Back.”

“I’m coming back. Write it down in big letters. I’m not going out like this.” -Mariano Rivera today on his possible season-ending ACL injury  Those are the words of a true champion, of someone who doesn’t know the meaning of the word “can’t”. If you know him just as the all-time saves leader, then you […]

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