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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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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Morning Grind: Why Are Acosta and Batista Still On The Roster?

An article by posted on May 3, 2012 0 Comments

Why are Manny Acosta and Miguel Batista still New York Mets? With ERA’s of 9.69 and 6.92 respectively in a combined 26 innings of “work” –if you can call their awful outings work–, they do not deserve to be at the major league level in any way, shape or form. In an offseason centered around […]

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Gee Strong and Duda Homers As Mets Top Rockies 7-5

An article by posted on April 29, 2012 0 Comments
Gee Strong and Duda Homers As Mets Top Rockies 7-5

Recap: Dillon Gee took the hill to square off against the Rockies rookie hurler Guillermo Moscoso in the second game of the three game set in the Mile High City. Gee, coming off an awful start, came to play tonight, hurling seven frames allowing four runs (3 earned) on seven hits while punching out seven, […]

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Former Teammates Weigh In On Jose Reyes And Fan Reaction

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
Former Teammates Weigh In On Jose Reyes And Fan Reaction

Unless you were living under a rock or otherwise incapacitated, it was impossible not to hear about Jose Reyes’ return to Flushing with his last-place Miami Marlins. After an eventful offseason by the Marlins, headlined by the 6-year, $106 million deal that got Reyes in one of those God-awful Miami uniforms, the former Met came back […]

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