Elliot Teichman

My name is Elliot and I’ve been writing the Game Preview posts at MMO since 2008. I am excited to be back sharing my thoughts with you. When I’m not watching the Mets, I’m a Physics Teacher in Newark, NJ and writing about the Mets at 213 Miles From Shea. LGM!

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Having Your Cake and Eating It Too: Where to Bat Reyes

An article by posted on February 17, 2009

Jerry Manuel made a very casual comment the other day that he was going to try changing things in the order to not only give Castillo more confidence but also to make Reyes a better player, because really, you are only the leadoff batter once a game. If only there was a way for Reyes […]

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Some Spring Battles to Keep Your Eyes On

An article by posted on February 11, 2009

With Spring Training so close, and with players already arriving at camp, its time to focus down on a few battles that probably will go on during Mets Spring Training. These are not the only battles, this is more of a taste of what could and will probably will unfold this Spring. The first battle […]

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MLB.com Fantasy Baseball Rankings

An article by posted on February 8, 2009

The MLB Fantasy Baseball Rankings have came out, and they have ranked 800 players. I don’t take too much stock in the fantasy rankings, but its also nice to see your players recognized. One debate I hear a lot with Mets fans is who is better, Reyes or Wright? Well MLB.com also has a hard […]

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What Happens to Pedro?

An article by posted on January 11, 2009

With the Mets signing Redding this past week to have him “compete” with Niese for the final rotation spot, and still confident that they will sign either Lowe or Perez, the question then becomes what happens to Pedro. Omar still likes Pedro, and was open to his return. Pedro has made it very public that […]

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Flurry of World Baseball Classic News

An article by posted on January 9, 2009
Flurry of World Baseball Classic News

Several players made it official yesterday that they will be playing for their respective countries, including a current and former Met. Former Met, (or really former Met prospect), Matt Lindstrom, has accepted an invite to play for team USA. He will be joined by Roy Oswalt who recently agreed to comeback and by Curtis Granderson […]

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Get To Know a Prospect: Reese Havens

An article by posted on January 7, 2009

In the 2008 Baseball Draft, the Mets selected Reese Havens, a shortstop/infielder out of the University of South Carolina. Despite his struggles this past season with Brooklyn, mainly due to injuries, he is receiving praise and hype. Baseball America named him number 8 on the Mets top 2009 Prospect List. He only played in 23 […]

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Winter League Action: Fmart, Padilla, Casanova

An article by posted on January 4, 2009

The Mexico League, Venezuela League, PR League and the DR League all have playoffs going on right now which mean there are plenty of Mets, former Mets and minor League Mets that remain in action and several Mets had big nights last night. The first one is Fmart, who had an excellent Regular Winter Season […]

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Venezuela Playoffs Start: Krod Gets Save

An article by posted on January 3, 2009

While here in the states we are gearing up for the NFL playoffs which start later today, the Winter League Playoffs are under way and the Venezuela League started their playoffs yesterday. The four teams are facing off with La Guaira against Caracas and Aragua against Lara. La Guaira won 4-3 in a close game […]

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Andruw Jones On the Mets? Unlikley But…

An article by posted on December 30, 2008

When I hear the last name Jones, the three things that pop up in my mind are Chipper, Andruw, and my disdain for the Atlanta Braves. The trade winds have been whirling and there are now rumors that Andruw could be coming to New York as a Met to play right field. Now if one […]

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Did the Nationals get a gem in Daniel Cabrera?

An article by posted on December 21, 2008

The Nationals signed Daniel Cabrera yesterday to a one year, 2.6 million dollar deal where it seems that they beat out the Pirates and the Mets among others to get the big pitcher. How big is this signing? Well right now it seems pretty small. Living in Baltimore, I am very familiar with Cabrera’s stuff. […]

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Rule V Draft Thus Far

An article by posted on December 11, 2008

Although it is hard to break concentration from our new amazing back end of the bullpen, we have to take time to look at the Mets Rule V picks so far. According the Metsblog.com, at this time the Mets have selected Darren O’Day and Rocky Cherry in the MLB Rounds. Then they selected Carl Codenthal and […]

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Seeing Sports from Another Perspective Part 3

An article by posted on December 2, 2008

Don’t forget to refresh your memory on Part 1 and Part 2 The stadium emptied pretty quickly, mostly due to the blow out score of the Ravens beating the Eagles 37-7. As soon as the sectioned emptied that I was working at, we immediately began the next assignment which was combing every seat in every […]

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