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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In The Most Unholy Of Fashions, The Friars Demoralize Mets 11-5

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
In The Most Unholy Of Fashions, The Friars Demoralize Mets 11-5

Recap: It was a tale of two ballgames for Jeremy Hefner and the Mets as the rain kept pouring as did the San Diego offense, resulting in a bruising 11-5 loss. Jeremy Hefner got his first major league start after several successful long-inning relief appearances. His entire family flew in from Oklahoma to see the 26-year old pitch […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Should Not Lose Playing Time For Anyone

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Should Not Lose Playing Time For Anyone

There has been a lot of talk lately about the logjam in the outfield that will occur when Bay returns from his fractured rib. Ideas ranging from sending Ike down to creating a four man rotation in the outfield have been tossed around. Some ideas include Kirk platooning with either Torres or Bay, which should […]

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Mets News: Valdespin, Not Acosta, Sent Down

An article by posted on May 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets News: Valdespin, Not Acosta, Sent Down

Update 5/19 @ 11:03am:  The Mets have optioned 2B/SS Jordany Valdespin to make room for Jeremy Hefner. Since the Mets will probably find the idea of a four-man bench not all that favorable, another move will likely be made in the coming days, probably Acosta will go down. Hefner will wear #53 and Valdespin will […]

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When Bay Comes Back, Will Ike Go Down?

An article by posted on May 18, 2012 0 Comments
When Bay Comes Back, Will Ike Go Down?

Jason Bay was cleared to resume baseball activities a few days ago and will likely return in 2-3 weeks, creating something of a logjam in the outfield upon his return. With both Nieuwenhuis and Duda producing and Torres being a defensive juggernaut while holding his own in the batter’s box, the Mets will have four […]

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Mets Head To Toronto Donning Hockey Jerseys

An article by posted on May 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Head To Toronto Donning Hockey Jerseys

After tonight’s thrilling 9-4 come-from-behind victory over the Cincinnati Reds, the Mets left Citi Field donning hockey jerseys as they head north of the border to take on the Toronto Blue Jays in a three-game set. Here are some photos courtesy of the Mets twitter feed: Before The Game, Tim Byrdak Went All Out, Dressed From Helmet […]

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On The Wright Track: Mets Come Back From Four Run Deficit To Win 9-4

An article by posted on May 17, 2012 0 Comments
On The Wright Track: Mets Come Back From Four Run Deficit To Win 9-4

Recap: R.A. Dickey took the hill looking for his sixth win of the year, going toe-to-toe with Reds ace Matt Latos. Dickey started off dominant, striking out six in the first four frames, but ran into trouble in the fifth after giving up a solo shot to Joey Votto in the previous inning. Come top […]

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I Wish Alderson Inked Chris Capuano Instead Of Frank Francisco

An article by posted on May 17, 2012 0 Comments
I Wish Alderson Inked Chris Capuano Instead Of Frank Francisco

Chris Capuano took his first loss of the year last night after getting off to a 5-0 start. After going 6 1/3 innings allowing four runs (three earned) Capuano raised his ERA to a gaudy 2.34 ERA. Who would pay 2 years and $10 million for that? Wouldn’t you much rather have a guy like […]

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Fred Wilpon: Wright Is “Playing Like A Superstar Right Now”

An article by posted on May 17, 2012 0 Comments
Fred Wilpon: Wright Is “Playing Like A Superstar Right Now”

One of the last times we heard from Fred Wilpon, he was bashing the likes of Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran and David Wright, calling him a “good kid” but not a “superstar”. Wilpon ate his words just one year later, speaking highly of the Mets third baseman today to reporters at City Hall shortly after […]

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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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