Daniel McCarthy

I was born and raised in Upstate, NY and now reside in Brooklyn. After getting my degree in Economics from Iona College in '09, I went on to work in Bank Debt/Fixed Income trading in both Greenwich and Midtown Manhattan. Currently, I am writing about Mets baseball full-time as a member of the MMO staff. Lets! Go! Mets!

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If It Happens, Mets Seem Well Equipped To Usher In The DH

An article by posted on May 9, 2015 0 Comments
If It Happens, Mets Seem Well Equipped To Usher In The DH

Designated Hitter. The concept invokes a variety of opinions, however, the majority of National League baseball fans view it unfavorably. There’s great arguments on both sides, it would benefit the game in many ways and certainly add more excitement. However, it would also mark the end of a tradition that has held strong for decades, […]

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Trending Up and Down: Familia, Lagares Doing It All For Mets

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Trending Up and Down: Familia, Lagares Doing It All For Mets

Trending Up #1 A Perfect 10 For 10 Jeurys Familia has 10 saves (T- 1st in MLB) in as many opportunities this year. He is striking out 10.80 batters per nine innings with a sparkling 1.35 ERA. The NY Mets have one of the hottest closers in the game right now and if the offense, […]

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3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

3 Concerns To Keep An Eye On 1. Defense Holding On By A Thread The Mets are 5-7 on the road this year and the middle infield defense has played a large part in those results. Wilmer Flores and Daniel Murphy have shown signs of life at the plate, but aside from a few long […]

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4 Up & 4 Down: The Good, the Bad, and the Freaking Awesome

An article by posted on April 20, 2015 0 Comments
4 Up & 4 Down: The Good, the Bad, and the Freaking Awesome

4 Up 1. A Significant Start The Mets have pulled off there second straight sweep and eighth straight win, taking 4 out of 4 from the Miami Marlins. The Mets are now 10-3 on the season which has only happened twice before in team history, in 1986 and in 2006, when they won the NL […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Down Goes Philly, Break Out The Brooms

An article by posted on April 16, 2015 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Down Goes Philly, Break Out The Brooms

3 Up 1. Mets Are Fired Up! Mets ace, Matt Harvey, not only elevates the play of his teammates, but he elevates their passion to win as well. Tuesday night’s match-up was a contest to see who had more fire, more of a burning desire to win. As important as it was for the Mets […]

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Mets Need To Maximize Duda and d’Arnaud

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Need To Maximize Duda and d’Arnaud

Lost in the midst of a thrilling win over the Philadelphia Phillies last night was the fact that the Mets starting catcher, Travis d’Arnaud, plated yet another run last night. He continues to lead the team in that category with seven RBI’s in as many games. Lucas Duda has also emerged as the best all-around […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Salvage The Finale!

An article by posted on April 13, 2015 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Salvage The Finale!

3 Up A Different Core Four Earlier this spring, Matt Harvey referred to a unit within the team known as the ”core four” and in it the team’s most valuable players.  It included himself and David Wright, Curtis Granderson and newly acquired outfielder Michael Cuddyer.  Harvey may have been on to something with the title, but he […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Put Nationals On Alert

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Put Nationals On Alert

It’s the 2015 season, baseball is back in Queens and the Mets are looking to revive a city enriched in National League baseball history.  Let’s dive into this seasons first edition 3 and 3.  As always, you’re feedback is a necessity, there was well over 10 hours of Amazin’ baseball to watch this week, I’m […]

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Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

Dave in Spain asks… “What are the chances of Monell getting the backup C job instead of Recker? He’s hitting much better in ST, and has more power. With Edgin and Wheeler going to the 60-day DL there will be a 40-man roster spot open.” Daniel McCarthy replies… Johnny Monell has been tearing the cover […]

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Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

Adam Rubin (ESPN) reported that the Mets now plan on starting Lucas Duda against left-handed pitching this year.  “He just faced two of the best lefties in the game and went up there with a great approach,” said manager Terry Collins, who was referring to Duda’s recent success against AL veteran southpaws David Price and […]

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