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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These Are The Times Where We Miss Santana

An article by posted on April 22, 2011 0 Comments

With the Mets now officially the worst team in baseball, and no clear way to stop the bleeding, these are the times we miss ace Johan Santana. Without Santana, the Mets have no legitimate stopper in the rotation, something they are in dire need of. But given that we shouldn’t realistically expect Santana to return until July, what […]

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Has Angel Pagan Lost His Wings?

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

Angel Pagan has been off to a dreadful start, and there is no debating that. Pagan has not only batted under .170 so far, but he has also lacked the clutch hitting that the Mets relied on so heavily last season. With such a slow start in 2011, it begs the question we are reluctant to ask: Was 2010 just a fluke […]

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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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