Connor O'Brien

Connor O'Brien is a first-year 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 2, Cardinals 1

An article by posted on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Cardinals 1

Tonight, a game that looked like it would be all about Matt Harvey turned into a marathon in which the Mets’ ace was practically an afterthought. After 14 innings (and 4 hours and 14 minutes), the Mets (23-16) edged out the Cardinals (25-13) by a score of 2-1. Early on, the game looked like a […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Orioles 1

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Orioles 1

The Mets (18-10) defeated the Baltimore Orioles (12-13) tonight at Citi Field 5-1, wrapping up a brief two-game sweep of Baltimore. The Mets saw a little bump in the offense tonight, scoring five runs for the first time in ten games. They got it started when, in the second, Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez walked Michael […]

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2015 Mets Season Preview: Infield

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mets Season Preview: Infield

Here at MMO, we’ve been previewing specific areas of the 2015 Mets. So far, we’ve covered the starting rotation, the bullpen, and the catcher position. Today, we continue with part four: the infield. Lucas Duda Lucas Duda thrust himself into the conversation of being one of the National League’s best power hitters last year. His […]

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2015 Mets Season Preview: Catcher

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mets Season Preview: Catcher

Last week, we began our season previews for this year’s Mets squad as they gear up for Opening Day a week from now. So far, we’ve covered the starting rotation and the bullpen. This week, we’ll cover the catching position, the infield, the outfield, and the bench. Enjoy! Travis d’Arnaud 2014 was a tale of […]

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2015 Mets Season Preview: Bullpen

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mets Season Preview: Bullpen

Here is the second of a six-part MMO Special Feature, our 2015 Mets Season Preview. I previewed the starting rotation yesterday and over the next two weeks, I’ll be previewing our Bullpen, Catching, Infield, Outfield and Bench. I hope you enjoy my research, analysis, and insights. Let’s continue with Part 2, our bullpen. Jenrry Mejia […]

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2015 Mets Season Preview: Starting Rotation

An article by posted on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mets Season Preview: Starting Rotation

Here is the first of a six-part MMO Special Feature, our 2015 Mets Season Preview. Over the next two weeks, I’ll be previewing our Starting Pitching, Bullpen, Catching, Infield, Outfield and Bench. I hope you enjoy my research, analysis, and insights. Let’s begin with Part 1, our Starting Pitching. Matt Harvey Matt Harvey is back, […]

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Featured Post: How Terry Collins Can Maximize Offensive Production

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: How Terry Collins Can Maximize Offensive Production

The Mets offseason can only be described in one word: decent. The millions in payroll that was supposedly freed up appears to be just a mirage, and Sandy Alderson was unable to secure the big star fans think the team so desperately needs. The offseason that was supposed to be about getting that last big […]

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Even In Defeat, A-Rod’s Still A Winner

An article by posted on February 18, 2015 0 Comments
Even In Defeat, A-Rod’s Still A Winner

Alex Rodriguez‘s handwritten apology letter released to the media yesterday was a joke. It was authentic A-Rod: cold, unforgiving, and insincere. In a letter that should be the most humble apology we’ve ever heard, he didn’t explain himself. He didn’t even say what he did. He called his steroid use “the mistakes that led to my […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Andrew Miller, LHP

An article by posted on November 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Andrew Miller, LHP

Andrew Miller Relief Pitcher Bats: L  Throws: L Age on Opening Day: 29 2014 Snapshot Andrew Miller had a career year in 2014 between the Red Sox and Orioles. Through 42.1 innings in Boston, Miller held a 2.35 ERA before being dealt for minor league pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez during Boston’s massive fire sale before the […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Jed Lowrie, SS

An article by posted on November 7, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Jed Lowrie, SS

Jed Lowrie Position: Shortstop Bats: Both, Throws: Right Age on Opening Day: 30 2014 Snapshot In his second season with the Oakland Athletics, Jed Lowrie saw his offensive numbers drop across the board. After posting a .290/.344/.446 line (a great line for a shortstop) with 15 home runs, 45 doubles, and two triples, Lowrie put […]

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