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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Wright On Target: Mets Pound Phillies 5-0

An article by posted on April 14, 2012 0 Comments
Wright On Target: Mets Pound Phillies 5-0

Recap: After missing three games with a broken pinkie, David Wright returned to the lineup today, batting third as the Mets took on the Phillies in the second of this three game set. Jon Niese took the hill for his second start of the year going up against the Phillies sophomore hurler Vance Worley, who […]

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Do The Mets Have A Snowball’s Chance?

An article by posted on April 10, 2012 0 Comments
Do The Mets Have A Snowball’s Chance?

July 12th, 2011: Mets Trade Francisco Rodriguez To The Milwaukee Brewers July 27th, 2011: Mets Trade Carlos Beltran To The San Francisco Giants December 6th, 2011: Jose Reyes Signs With the Miami Marlins for six years and $106-million These three moves alone were supposed to plunge the Mets into full-on rebuilding mode, into the basement […]

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Who Needs Reyes?! Tejada With Four Hits As Mets Complete Sweep of Braves

An article by posted on April 8, 2012 0 Comments
Who Needs Reyes?! Tejada With Four Hits As Mets Complete Sweep of Braves

  Recap: It was a beautiful day for baseball as the Mets completed their 3-game sweep over the Bravos with a 7-5 victory. Jon Niese started off the Easter Sunday matinee dealing, as he took a no-hit bid into the seventh before hitting trouble. Following the seventh inning stretch, working at a high pitch-count and history […]

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Undefeated! Dickey And The Dude Combine For Mets 4-2 Victory Over The Braves

An article by posted on April 7, 2012 0 Comments
Undefeated! Dickey And The Dude Combine For Mets 4-2 Victory Over The Braves

After climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro and publishing his autobiography this winter, R.A. Dickey took the hill for his first start of the season, and helped the Mets to their second win of the season in as many games. Summary Following Thursday’s 1-0 victory, the Mets looked to keep the momentum going in today’s matinee against the […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Will Platoon CF With Scott Hairston

An article by posted on April 7, 2012 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Will Platoon CF With Scott Hairston

Newly promoted Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis will platoon with veteran Scott Hairston says Mike Mazzeo of ESPN via twitter. Hairston will start against left handed pitching while Nieuwenhuis will be penciled in against the righties while Andres Torres recovers from his strained calf that he re-injured in the 7th inning of the Mets Opening Day game Thursday. […]

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Mets And Niese Agree On 5-Year Extension Worth $25M

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets And Niese Agree On 5-Year Extension Worth $25M

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, The Mets and Jon Niese have agreed to terms on a five-year, $25.5 million dollar contract extension. It also includes a sixth-year team option for $10 million and a seventh-year team option for $10.5 million, meaning Niese could potentially earn as much as $46 million over seven seasons. Niese was set […]

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Eric Niesen On His Release

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Eric Niesen On His Release

I know this is a little late coming, but I wanted to pass along this quote from the recently-released Mets prospect Eric Niesen. After the positive feedback that was received in response to my interview with Niesen this past summer, I asked him to give us a few parting words as he leaves the Mets […]

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What If Daniel Murphy Never Got Injured?

An article by posted on March 22, 2012 0 Comments
What If Daniel Murphy Never Got Injured?

In Spring Training of 2010, the Mets were coming off of a season of a horrific pileup of injuries. Virtually every starting position player suffered some sort of injury except for the 24-year old Daniel Murphy who put together a breakout year. The age of Carlos Delgado around the bag at first had come to […]

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Pelfrey Continues To Be Awful, Mets Lose 9-5

An article by posted on March 18, 2012 0 Comments
Pelfrey Continues To Be Awful, Mets Lose 9-5

Mike Pelfrey continued his mighty struggles this spring as he failed to make it out of the third inning today. Summary: Today’s game was just about the opposite of that of yesterday’s. Instead of strong starters, both Pelfrey and Livan Hernandez got hit hard. Instead of all of the games runs being the fault of […]

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Recap: Niese Strong, But Bullpen Buckles In 3-2 Loss

An article by posted on March 17, 2012 0 Comments
Recap: Niese Strong, But Bullpen Buckles In 3-2 Loss

The luck of the Irish was apparently not on the side of the Amazin’s today as the bullpen failed to capitalize on a dominant performance by Jon Niese. Summary: Jon Niese and the Mets took the field today donning green jerseys in honor of St. Patty’s Day. Niese and the Braves’ Kris Medlen were locked in a […]

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