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 Move Into First Place As Niese Fans Ten, Besting Cards 6-1

An article by posted on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Move Into First Place As Niese Fans Ten, Besting Cards 6-1

Recap: If these past three days have not been enough to convince every last nay-sayer out there that this team is for real, then I don’t know what possibly will. Continuing the theme of sharp play, red hot offense and of course unfathomable pitching, the Mets took the third game of this four-game set 6-1. […]

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Mike Baxter Has Been A Revelation In 2012

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
Mike Baxter Has Been A Revelation In 2012

“3-1 coming to Molina… and a flyball to deep left… back goes Baxter onto the track and he MAKES THE CATCH! What a play!” ~ Gary Cohen, SNY A boy from Whitestone, a childhood Mets fan, growing up in the shadows of Shea Stadium, has not only found himself playing for his beloved team, but […]

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Mets Finally Cut Acosta As Turner Heads To DL, Schwinden and Quintanilla Called Up

An article by posted on May 29, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Finally Cut Acosta As Turner Heads To DL, Schwinden and Quintanilla Called Up

Following Monday’s 8-4 loss to Philadelphia, the Mets made several roster moves: After leaving the game with an apparent ankle injury, Justin Turner will be placed on the 15-day DL with a sprained ankle. To replace the replacement to the replacement for Ruben Tejada, the Mets have promoted infielder Omar Quintanilla from Triple-A Buffalo to […]

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Mets Blank Padres 2-0 As Dickey Delivers Another Ten Strikeout Gem

An article by posted on May 28, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Blank Padres 2-0 As Dickey Delivers Another Ten Strikeout Gem

Recap: For the first time since 1996, Mets fans could walk the field parading their Mets banners and expressing their passionate love for their New York Mets. R.A. Dickey took the hill looking to take this four game set from the Padres with a win on such a special and fan-filled day and did not […]

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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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