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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Morning Grind: What The Hell Is Sandy Alderson Doing?

An article by posted on November 8, 2011 0 Comments

I have always been very complimentary of Alderson, I was happy to see him hired as GM, I liked a few of his moves. Although, when it comes to how he has handled Jose Reyes, I can only say: What the hell are you doing? In spring training, the Mets had an excellent opportunity to have Reyes […]

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Are Scott Boras’ Clients Worth The Money?

An article by posted on November 6, 2011 0 Comments
Are Scott Boras’ Clients Worth The Money?

The infamous name Scott Boras has always been attached to making teams reach far deeper into their pockets to acquire what seems to be some of baseball’s finest talents. Although after the ink dries on the contracts and franchises are financially bound to a particular player for an ungodly amount of years and money, in many cases, the performance on the field tends not to live […]

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Anyone Up For An Endy Chavez Reunion?

An article by posted on November 3, 2011 0 Comments
Anyone Up For An Endy Chavez Reunion?

While looking through name upon name of the free-agents this winter, the familiar ring of “Endy Chavez” jumped off the page at me. After mulling it over, I would not be opposed to seeing Chavez back patrolling the outfield of Citi Field. The 33-year old outfielder is forever etched in the memory of every Met fan […]

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R.A. Dickey To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

An article by posted on November 2, 2011 0 Comments

According to ESPN New York, R.A. Dickey plans to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for charity this January. The 37-year old knuckleballer plans to make the trek despite the uneasy reaction from the Mets, who would have grounds to void his contract should he get injured on the 19,000 mile journey to Uhuru Peak. “Yeah. I’m a […]

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Ruth, Maris, And The Infamous Number 61

An article by posted on November 2, 2011 0 Comments
Ruth, Maris, And The Infamous Number 61

With steroids corrupting record upon record, we sometimes forget about arguably one of the biggest controversies in baseball at its time: Roger Maris’ single-season record of 61 home runs. On the final day of the 1961, Maris ripped his 61st home run to shatter the legendary Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record of 60. Many […]

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Morning Grind: How Does Dan Warthen Still Have A Job?

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments

For the past four years, Dan Warthen has been at the reins for the pitching staff of the New York Mets…. and that needs to change. Despite inconsistencies in performance nearly every season, Warthen still remains the longest tenured man on the Mets coaching staff. John Maine, Oliver Perez, Mike Pelfrey, Livan Hernandez, Tim Redding; […]

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As the Phillies Payroll Has Increased, Their Postseason Success Has Decreased

An article by posted on October 11, 2011 0 Comments
As the Phillies Payroll Has Increased, Their Postseason Success Has Decreased

To the joy of many Mets fans, The Phillies lost a heartbreaking, 1-0 game 5 on Friday night after being heavily speculated as the favorite to win it all in 2011. Despite adding payroll every year since their World Series title in 2008, the Phillies have actually continuosly had less and less success in the postseason. After coming […]

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Should The Mets Sign C.J. Wilson Instead Of Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on October 4, 2011 0 Comments
Should The Mets Sign C.J. Wilson Instead Of Jose Reyes?

Looking over the stats, the Mets had one of the better offensive clubs in the National League, but also put together just about the worst pitching staff. With everyone speculating every which way to acquire pitching while re-signing Jose Reyes, I say: If the Mets really need pitching THAT badly -which they do-, why not let Reyes walk and sign C.J. Wilson instead? […]

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The 2011 Tampa Bay Rays: This Year’s 2002 Oakland A’s

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments

Coming off a postseason berth, the 2010 Rays were gutted beyond comprehension. Their star left fielder and sparkplug Carl Crawford left for Boston. Their shut down closer Rafael Soriano, now sporting pinstripes. Carlos Pena going to the windy city, Matt Garza and Jason Bartlett dealt for prospects, and a bullpen left in tatters. All that […]

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Moneyball Movie Review

An article by posted on September 26, 2011 0 Comments

Walking into the movie theater to see Moneyball, I had my doubts. Will this capture what the book is about? How can Brad Pitt play a hot-head GM like Billy Beane? Is this going to be another Hollywood interpretation of the true essence of sports? To say the least, I had my doubts. I had very low […]

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