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

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Hairston Starting In Left, Not Harris

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

In an error on the Mets emailing list, it stated that Willie Harris would have the start for the series opener versus LHP Wandy Rodriguez. This is not the case, Scott Hairston will get the start versus the Dominican hurler. At first this did not make sense because Hairston is an absolute monster versus Rodriguez. Hairston in […]

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Should The Mets Trade Reyes To The Angels For Trout?

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

Now this is complete speculation on my part but with all the trade rumors buzzing, especially after the Mets slow start, it hit me, why not trade Reyes to the Angels for speedster prospect Mike Trout? He would be absolutely perfect for Citi Field. He covers a lot of ground in the outfield, blazing speed […]

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Feliciano Likely Out For Season, Alderson Looking Pretty Wise

An article by posted on April 15, 2011 0 Comments

In mid-December, when the crosstown rival Yankees signed Mets’ lefty specialist Pedro Feliciano to a two year, $8 million deal, the front office was criticized for letting him walk. Now, roughly four months later, it is looking like quite the smart move by Sandy Alderson who elected to pass on Feliciano. Feliciano had experienced a sore tricep that put him […]

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My Prediction for Mets Opening Day

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments

Here we are ladies and gents, the first regular season baseball game of 2011 for the Mets is finally upon us. Today will feature Mets interim ace Mike Pelfrey vs. Marlins stopper Josh Johnson. Tonight’s game in Florida I believe could go either way for the Mets For a few reasons: First off, this might […]

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Here We Go, MLB: 2011

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

As the Yankees take the field this afternoon and as Austin Jackson steps up to the plate, they will usher in a year that will leave behind the age of Ken Griffey Jr., Andy Pettitte and Trevor Hoffman and continue the new era of Jason Heyward, Buster Posey and Neftali Feliz. Never before has there been such a year of […]

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Phillies Release Castillo

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

Former Mets second baseman, boy, does that feel great to say, Luis Castillo has been released for the second time this winter, this time being cut by the Phillies. Castillo, who was statistically one of the worst starting position players in the MLB last year, is now once again on the open market. Castillo was reportedly […]

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Phillies Agree To Terms With Luis Castillo

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

According to Jim Salisbury of, The Phillies have agreed to sign Luis Castillo to a minor league contract. That’s right, Castillo will be playing for the enemy after being under team control since 2007. Castillo would likely fill the currently vacant spot while the ailing Chase Utley recuperates from his knee injury that will sideline him for […]

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Morning Grind: Scott Hairston Should Be In On The Second Base Sweepstakes

An article by posted on March 19, 2011 0 Comments

As everyone knows, the second base job is wide open for the Mets in 2011, especially now that Luis Castillo has been released. The competition has seemingly been narrowed down to Daniel Murphy, Brad Emaus and Luis Hernandez. But arguably the hottest hitter on the Mets this spring has been left out of the discussion. […]

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Mets Not Interested In Eckstein

An article by posted on March 17, 2011 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman, the Mets have made it clear to second baseman David Eckstein that they are not interested in his services. This is not surprising given the fact that the Mets are itching to dump Castillo, one of the few players with almost the exact same type of play as Eckstein. Both of […]

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Morning Grind: Why Is Gee Only Considered A Darkhorse For The Rotation?

An article by posted on March 4, 2011 0 Comments

Hey everyone!  Here is the Morning Grind! While the back end of the rotation is somewhat up in the air the leading contenders appear to be newly acquired arms Chris Young and Chris Capuano. Chris Young seems to be a lock for the fourth spot but why is Capuano considered the leading man for the fifth? With a year  of […]

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