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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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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What To Do With Daniel Murphy?

An article by posted on September 24, 2011 0 Comments
What To Do With Daniel Murphy?

As most of you know, Daniel Murphy has proven himself to be asset with the bat in 2011, hitting .320 with 28 doubles and 49 RBIs, but has yet to find the proper position. Since his arrival to the show in 2008, we have seen Murphy jump around from 3rd base to left field to 1st base […]

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SaberMETrics Already Taking Shape In 2011

An article by posted on September 21, 2011 0 Comments
SaberMETrics Already Taking Shape In 2011

When Sandy Alderson took the job as General Manager of the New York Mets, we knew this ballclub would likely take a few more pitches and maybe have the feel of the Moneyball Oakland A’s to an extent; but if you check the stats, you will see that the effect of Alderson in Flushing has already […]

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Mets Sign Tim Byrdak for 2012

An article by posted on September 19, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have made their first move towards shaping up the bullpen for 2012 in bringing back veteran southpaw Tim Byrdak for next year. “Going into last offseason we really didn’t have lefties that we felt we could count on,” Alderson said. “This year going into the offseason we’ll have two — Tim and Danny Herrera. So […]

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Should The Mets Go After Pudge Rodriguez This Offseason?

An article by posted on September 16, 2011 0 Comments
Should The Mets Go After Pudge Rodriguez This Offseason?

Let this be one of the first “Should The Mets Do This” articles of the soon-to-be-offseason: Should the Mets target future hall-of-fame backstop Ivan Rodriguez during this winter? I say 100% yes, they should. The 39-year old Puerto Rican native would serve as an exceptional backup to Josh Thole. Not only providing gold-glove defense and […]

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9-11-01: An Unfathomable Tragedy, A Changed Nation, A Changed World

An article by posted on September 11, 2011 0 Comments
9-11-01: An Unfathomable Tragedy, A Changed Nation, A Changed World

Inspired by my colleague Annie Savoy, I thought I would share my experiences from 9/11 as well. As some of you may already know, I am 16 years old and a senior in high school; putting me in 2nd grade at merely the age of six on the morning of September 11th, 2001. Despite being so young, I remember that […]

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MMO 9/11 Tribute Week: Willie Harris Remembers That Fateful Day

An article by posted on September 5, 2011 0 Comments
MMO 9/11 Tribute Week: Willie Harris Remembers That Fateful Day

When the morning of September 11th came, many of us just thought of it as any other day, ready for the usual daily grind. Many of us baseball fans were anxious about the pennant races as the 2001 baseball season wound down to the last few games. But with the falling of the World Trade Center towers, everything stopped, […]

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The Players Really Like The Blue “Los Mets” Jerseys

An article by posted on September 2, 2011 0 Comments
The Players Really Like The Blue “Los Mets” Jerseys

Yesterday was Hispanic Heritage night at Citi Field which means those snazzy Blue and Orange “Los Mets” jerseys were worn once again. The first time these uniforms surfaced back in early August, the astounding amount of positive feedback toward them raised the question of whether the Blue and Orange jerseys should replace the current Black alternates. Last night, I […]

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Tuesday’s Children Meet & Greet At Citi Field

An article by posted on September 1, 2011 0 Comments
Tuesday’s Children Meet & Greet At Citi Field

Prior to Thursday night’s 7-5 win over the Marlins, several Mets including R.A. Dickey, Lucas Duda, Chris Capuano, Nick Evans, Dillon Gee, Mike Nickeas and Bobby Parnell met with families who were affected by the 9/11 attacks through the Tuesday’s Children organization. Families got to speak with players, get a signed baseball or two and […]

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