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Binghamton Mets (AA) Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

An article by posted on July 26, 2011 0 Comments
Binghamton Mets (AA) Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

Alas, like the AAA Bisons, there will be no joy in Mudville, or in Binghamton in 2011. Like the Bisons, the B-Mets have had a season where they had to plug holes. One or two were in the rotation, when Mark Cohoon and Dylan Owen were called up to AAA. But the rest of their […]

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Buffalo Bisons Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Buffalo Bisons Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

Buffalo Bisons (Triple A) Team Report Surprise surprise, there won’t be any stretch-run for “the Herd” in 2011. Manager Tim Teufel and his staff have done a wonderful job, considering their roster has been raped and pillaged all season long by the major league team’s unquenchable thirst for replacement players. With virtually the entire opening day […]

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Best Mets Minor League Surprises – Mid-Season Edition

An article by posted on July 3, 2011 0 Comments
Best Mets Minor League Surprises – Mid-Season Edition

This is from Pete, one of our regulars here at MMO. Mets 2011 Mid-Season Minor Leagues Biggest/Pleasant Surprises. (In reverse order of how dramatic) Juan Lagares – St Lucie, the speedy left fielder is enjoying a very good year with the bat. Hitting .338 in his first 234 AB. He also boasts an OPS of […]

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Forget Your Agendas And Just Root For Your Team

An article by posted on June 9, 2011 0 Comments
Forget Your Agendas And Just Root For Your Team

I read a lot of blogs and stories about just how bad and awful this Met team is to the point of suggesting it should be blown up so we can start over. I’m left to wonder has anyone seen the team play lately? It seems that after the first two weeks in April, when we had a 4-11 record […]

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Lamenting The Pitfalls of the OBP Craze

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments
Lamenting The Pitfalls of the OBP Craze

I just wanted to take the opportunity to note that it was REFRESHING to hear Keith Hernandez ( a man who knows a little bit about hitting) and Gary Cohen lament the effect that this OBP nonsense just may not be good for baseball in the long run, although not in those exact words. I’ve […]

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Fan Post: Together We Can All Make A Difference And Save The Mets

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Fan Post: Together We Can All Make A Difference And Save The Mets

Though to most baseball fans the season has just begun, to many Mets fans it was over before it started. The Mets were welcomed at the beginning of the season by five fans covering their faces in shame with brown paper bags and chanting “sell the Mets.” After being sued for $1 Billion by Bernie […]

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Minaya, DePodesta and Ricciardi MLB Draft Review

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Minaya, DePodesta and Ricciardi MLB Draft Review

This contribution was borne out of several discussion this offseason in our MMO chat room in which many have heaped praise on Paul DePodesta and J.P. Ricciardi for their player evaluation skills and success in the draft, while knocking the Mets farm system and the player evaluation skills of Omar Minaya. I wanted to compare […]

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MMO Fanpost: Anatomy of an At-Bat!

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 57 Comments
MMO Fanpost: Anatomy of an At-Bat!

* * * Metsmerized Fan Post * * * Submitted by Metsie For months now I have tried to explain the concept of aggressively protecting the plate with two strikes. The concept is pretty simple. In any at bat you start off: 1 – You look for your pitch or a pitch you can drive and […]

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It’s Always About The Money

An article by posted on December 13, 2010 0 Comments
It’s Always About The Money

I feel compelled to pen something before the end of this year, although it is a year that we would all like to forget as Mets fans.  We have had almost nothing to brag about during the off-season as fans of the Metropolitans except that we have returning players that may help us before the […]

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Plenty Of Baseball Is Still On The Way

An article by posted on September 14, 2010 0 Comments

For many of us the arrival of November does not give us joy.  The traditional baseball powers in the United States, Japan, Korea and even Europe have ended their season.  Waiting the four months or so until spring training begins seems like an eternity.  Football does not fill the void for many of us.. That said, there […]

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