Connor O'Brien

Connor O'Brien is a second-year economics student in the Rutgers University Honors College, a lifelong Mets fan, and an editor here at MetsMerized Online. He embraces a sabermetric point of view in his articles, but doesn't believe this conflicts with scouting or player development. Follow him on Twitter @connor_obrien97

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Braves 2

An article by posted on April 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Braves 2

The New York Mets (9-7) defeated the Atlanta Braves (4-13) tonight at Turner Field by a score of 8-2 in the second game of a the weekend series. Offense: The Mets got things started early off Braves starter Jhoulys Chacin, scratching out two runs in the first. Curtis Granderson led off the game with a […]

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Braves Players Complain Of Poor Conditions At Turner Field

An article by posted on April 22, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Players Complain Of Poor Conditions At Turner Field

The Mets will be headed to Atlanta this weekend to play on an apparently substandard Turner Field, according to Doug Padilla of ESPN. The infield conditions at Turner Field as so bad, Padilla reports, that Braves players are mulling requesting an intervention by the players’ union. The Dodgers, who played a three-game set at Turner […]

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MMO Game Recap: Great Nights From Wright, Syndergaard Power Mets to 5-2 Win

An article by posted on April 18, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Great Nights From Wright, Syndergaard Power Mets to 5-2 Win

Another day, another game where the home run and great starting pitching power the Mets (6-6) to victory. Tonight in Philadelphia, they defeated the Phillies (6-8) by a score of 5-2. Offense: Did someone say David Wright was dead? The third baseman had his best night of the year thus far, starting in the first […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Indians 0

An article by posted on April 17, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Indians 0

Propelled by great pitching and another good day on offense, the Mets (5-6) defeated the Indians (5-5) this afternoon in Cleveland 6-0 to take the rubber game of their three-game series. Offense: The Mets saw early success this afternoon against Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber, knocking in three runs in both the first and […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 1, Mets 0

An article by posted on April 9, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 1, Mets 0

Bats on both sides fell mostly silent tonight as the Mets (2-2) were shut out 1-0 by the Phillies (1-4), their first home loss of the season.  Pitching: Tonight was certainly a pitching duel, with both starters throwing pretty well. For the Mets, Bartolo Colon allowed one run on five hits over six innings of […]

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2016 Season Preview: Noah Syndergaard, RHP

An article by posted on April 2, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Noah Syndergaard, RHP

Noah Syndergaard Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: August 29, 1992 (23 on Opening Day) Contract Status: Pre-Arb (Will make league minimum) 2015 Review Noah Syndergaard burst onto the scene in a big way last season, at times pitching like an ace. The six-foot-six righty brought an incredible array of pitches that was at times even more impressive than […]

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2016 Season Preview: Jeurys Familia, RP

An article by posted on April 2, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Jeurys Familia, RP

Jeurys Familia, RP Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: October 10, 1989 (26 on Opening Day) Contract Status: First year arbitration (Salary: $4.1 million) 2015 Recap In 2015, Jeurys Familia was simply incredible. After a very good 2014 season in which he served as the setup man for Jenrry Mejia, Familia stepped his game up even further, dropping his […]

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2016 Season Preview: Jacob deGrom, RHP

An article by posted on April 2, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Jacob deGrom, RHP

Jacob deGrom, SP Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: June 19, 1988 (27 on Opening Day) Contract Status: 3rd year pre-arbitration (Salary: $607,000) 2015 Recap In a year when Mets starting pitching soared to heights not seen in a very long time, Jacob deGrom led the way. A year removed form a dominant 2014 season that earned him […]

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2016 Season Preview: Juan Lagares, CF

An article by posted on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Juan Lagares, CF

Juan Lagares, CF DOB: March 17, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Bats/Throws: R/R Contract Status: First year of four-year, $23 million extension ($2.5 million salary) 2015 Recap After showing the outrageous potential he had in 2014, Juan Lagares came back down to Earth in 2015 in a big way, seeing a decline in both offensive and […]

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2016 Season Preview: Matt Harvey, RHP

An article by posted on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Matt Harvey, RHP

Matt Harvey, SP Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: March 27, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Contract Status: First year arbitration eligible ($4.3 million salary) 2015 Recap Matt Harvey was not at the level of dominance that he was before his elbow surgery in late 2013, but he wasn’t that far off either, he pitched as well as you […]

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2016 Season Preview: David Wright, 3B

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: David Wright, 3B

David Wright, 3B Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: December 20, 1982 (33 on Opening Day) Contract: Year four of eight-year, $138 million deal ($20 million salary) 2015 Recap In just two short years, David Wright has gone from being a top ten position player in all of baseball to being arguably the biggest question mark for the […]

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