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Featured Post: Granderson Was Getting A Raw Deal

An article by posted on February 15, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Granderson Was Getting A Raw Deal

Many people seem to have low expectations and even less optimism when discussing Curtis Granderson.  It seems like his bad season was what should be expected as everyone points to his age and playing in more of a pitcher’s park than Yankee Stadium was.  However, while he only had a pathetic 1.0 WAR last year, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: An Evening With Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on February 5, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: An Evening With Sandy Alderson

An MMO Fan Shot by Matt Stephens In 2013 the Mets hosted an event where you could ask Sandy Alderson questions. It was pretty lame. It was right in the midst of the Michael Bourn saga, and every question was about that. It wasn’t fun. This time around I think things went a little better. […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Big Market Hickory

An article by posted on January 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Big Market Hickory

An MMO Fan Shot by Dezzy S. To state the painfully obvious, Mets fans have not been given many gifts from the Baseball Gods over the years. Disasters, yes. Collapses, for sure. Heartbreaks, more than we care to count. But with the signing of Max Scherzer, we might have been given the greatest gift we […]

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MMO Fan Shot: 2015 Mets Projections Using Career Splits

An article by posted on January 18, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: 2015 Mets Projections Using Career Splits

An MMO Fan Shot by Chris Maloney I can’t believe some of the negativity I’m seeing this offseason from some Mets fans who lack confidence in our team. This one sucks, that one sucks, ad nauseam. So I decided to share some analysis just to show how good the Mets offense can be in 2015. […]

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MMO Fan Shot: What Run Differential Doesn’t Tell You

An article by posted on January 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: What Run Differential Doesn’t Tell You

An MMO Fan Shot by Joey D. While I expect the Mets to take a significant step forward this season, I have to disagree with the case many make for the Mets based on their run differential last season. Run differential numbers are useless because of the missing nuts and bolts that are hidden behind […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Mets Stack Up Well Against Last Season’s San Francisco Giants

An article by posted on January 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Mets Stack Up Well Against Last Season’s San Francisco Giants

An MMO Fan Shot by Chuck M. ESPN posted articles January 8th on AL and NL team defenses. In terms of DRS (Defensive Runs Saved), the Mets team defense last year outperformed the Giants by a good amount. The top two were the Cards and Reds with 76 and 71 DRS, respectively. As you can […]

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Featured Post: 5 Reasons for Mets Optimism in 2015

An article by posted on January 9, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: 5 Reasons for Mets Optimism in 2015

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. (Not4) On the heels of a 79 win season, the big question on everyone’s mind is whether the Mets, as constructed, can win enough to compete for a playoff spot. I agree with many on this site that David Wright’s health could be a huge determining factor on […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Why We Need to Stop Worrying About Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on January 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Why We Need to Stop Worrying About Wilmer Flores

An MMO Fan Shot by Nick Johnson While it’s becoming increasingly obvious that the Mets will be heading to spring training with “former” top prospect Wilmer Flores manning shortstop, there are signs to suggest that Mets fans should be excited rather than disappointed. Flores is about as polarizing a prospect as it gets for the […]

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Metrics Point To Breakthrough Season For Jon Niese

An article by posted on January 2, 2015 0 Comments
Metrics Point To Breakthrough Season For Jon Niese

In a in a recent piece on Fangraphs, Josh Barnes takes an in depth look at how Jon Niese had improved the last two months of the 2014 season. By using an improved change up, Barnes shows how Niese has become more effective and a better pitcher since last August 6th. While Barnes writes this […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Why This Offseason Has Been Incredibly Disappointing

An article by posted on December 22, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Why This Offseason Has Been Incredibly Disappointing

An MMO Fan Shot by Harry S. Let me state that I have been a Mets fan for over 50 years. I remember going to my first game in 1964, and I still remember my teacher in elementary school allowing us to keep a radio on for the clinching game of the 1969 World Series […]

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