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 Ever Happened To Banner Day?

An article by posted on August 13, 2011 0 Comments
Morning Grind: What Ever Happened To Banner Day?

Ever since 1996, Mets fans have not had the pleasure of going to Banner Day in Flushing. For years, fans would bring banners and signs to the ballpark during double-headers to show their true expression of Mets fandom. But, once MLB stopped scheduling double-headers, so too did the Amazin’s do to the beloved Banner Day. Fans […]

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Is Jason Bay FINALLY Turning The Corner?

An article by posted on August 8, 2011 0 Comments
Is Jason Bay FINALLY Turning The Corner?

I know, this is probably the third time someone has written an article just like this when Jason Bay has begun to play decently, but in the past 10-15 games, Bay has looked very strong at the plate. Could this finally be the arrival of the 66 million dollar man that the Mets signed in January of 2010? […]

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Does Beltran Go Sooner Than Later If Wright Gets Hot?

An article by posted on July 24, 2011 0 Comments
Does Beltran Go Sooner Than Later If Wright Gets Hot?

Third baseman David Wright since returning from his back injury has gone 3-10 with a pair of doubles and 4 RBIs. My immediate thought on that is, if Wright continues to hit the ground running coming off the DL, will Alderson deal Carlos Beltran sooner rather than later? With a week to go until the deadline, Beltran represents the best bat […]

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Braves In On Beltran, Is Julio Teheran A Possible Return?

An article by posted on July 20, 2011 0 Comments
Braves In On Beltran, Is Julio Teheran A Possible Return?

After reading the now daily updates on the trade market for free agent-to-be Carlos Beltran, I noticed that the Braves have been emerging as a very realistic suitor for the All-Star outfielder. With now 7-8 teams in the mix to acquire Beltran, this appears to be shaping up to become a deal similar to that of the Mariners/Rangers Cliff […]

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MMO Exclusive: An Interview With Mets Beat Writer Andy Martino

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: An Interview With Mets Beat Writer Andy Martino

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of speaking with Daily News writer Andy Martino. For those of you that do not know, Andy is a BBWAA member who does an exceptional job for Daily News as their Mets beat writer. He wrote for the Philadelphia Inquirer as the Phillies beat writer during the 2009 season […]

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K-Rod Trade A Salary Dump To Keep Reyes, Phenomenal Move!

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

Now that Francisco Rodriguez is off to Milwaukee, Sandy Alderson and the Mets have an extra $17.5 million off the books for next year. This trade is a great move by Alderson for just that very reason because now they can use that money for a more significant player, namely Jose Reyes. With Reyes’ impending […]

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Mike Piazza Sports Mets Cap In Futures Game, A Sign Of Things To Come?

An article by posted on July 12, 2011 0 Comments
Mike Piazza Sports Mets Cap In Futures Game, A Sign Of Things To Come?

Mets Legend and future Hall-of-Famer Mike Piazza managed the 2011 XM Futures Game, sporting a Mets cap, not a Dodgers. He also wore a Mets cap during last night’s All-Star Legends and Celebrities Softball game, not a Dodgers. A decision similar to this will have to be made in the coming future once Piazza is elected to Cooperstown, Mets cap or Dodgers?  Now […]

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Mets Place Reyes On DL, Could Miss Three Weeks

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced the team has placed shortstop Jose Reyes on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to July 3, with a strain of his left hamstring and selected the contract of infielder/outfielder Nick Evans from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. Reyes, 28, suffered the injury running to first base in the […]

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MMO Exclusive: My Interview With Ken Davidoff Of Newsday

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: My Interview With Ken Davidoff Of Newsday

Yesterday, Newsday’s national baseball writer Ken Davidoff was kind enough to do an email interview with me regarding several Mets topics as well as general MLB. Here are the highlights from our discussion: -You have written for high school sports, collegiate sports, the Mets and Yankees. What would you say has been your favorite topic to write […]

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Mets To Face 7-Straight All-Stars, A Modern Day Murderer’s Row Of Pitching

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments
Mets To Face 7-Straight All-Stars, A Modern Day Murderer’s Row Of Pitching

Well Met fans, if you were looking for a true test of this 2011 Amazin’ ballclub, you’ve got one. Starting Thursday, the Mets will face some of the games best pitching for seven-straight ball games. They will face Clayton Kershaw, Ryan Vogelsong, Matt Cain, Tim Lincecum, Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels over the […]

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