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Let’s Trim The Fat Off The Mets 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
Let’s Trim The Fat Off The Mets 40-Man Roster

What is taking Sandy Alderson so long to make roster cuts? The Mets have been making moves over the last few days as they begin to trim the fat off of the 40-man roster. The one problem I have is, why is it taking so long to make the cuts? According to Alderson he already […]

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Mets Minor League Positional Depth Chart: First Base

An article by posted on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Positional Depth Chart: First Base

In following MMO’s steadfast desire to provide you with the best in-depth analysis of the Mets Minor League farm system, we would like to introduce you to a brand new weekly feature that will appear throughout the off-season. As you can see it’s called: Mets Minor League Positional Depth Chart, and when all is said-and-done […]

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5 Bold Predictions For The 2013 Mets

An article by posted on October 16, 2012 0 Comments
5 Bold Predictions For The 2013 Mets

This might be the third or fourth time that I take issue with something I read on Bleacher Report and replied with a counter-post or a reaction post. I’m sorry, but they make it way too easy. My latest quibble was with today’s post entitled: 5 Bold Predictions for the New York Mets’ Offseason With […]

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Is Patience Really A Virtue?

An article by posted on October 15, 2012 0 Comments
Is Patience Really A Virtue?

I saw a link on MetsBlog that sent me through a wormhole and I ended up in the realm of Amazin Avenue where I discovered a post that asked: Who Was The Most Patient Hitter In 2012? If you click the title you can read the entire article in it’s full context, but I was vastly […]

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Mets Minors: Who Are The Untouchables?

An article by posted on October 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Who Are The Untouchables?

After the minor league season came to an end, Joe D. asked our minor league team who they believed were our five most untouchable prospects. He asked me to take the lead, compile all the results, and present it to our readers. Of course when your team finishes in fourth place in four successive seasons, the word untouchable […]

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If Mets Want Outfield Help, Jason Kubel and Chris Young Could Be On The Move

An article by posted on October 13, 2012 0 Comments
If Mets Want Outfield Help, Jason Kubel and Chris Young Could Be On The Move

Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, reported on Thursday that the Arizona Diamondbacks are weighing whether Jason Kubel or Gerardo Parra is a better fit as their everyday left fielder in 2012, GM Kevin Towers said his team is looking for help at shortstop and third base this winter, and Towers said those decisions will affect the direction that Arizona takes […]

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Putting A Price On David Wright’s Future

An article by posted on October 12, 2012 0 Comments
Putting A Price On David Wright’s Future

A year removed from the departure of fan favorite, Jose Reyes, the Mets find themselves with yet another set of complicated personnel decisions.  With the futures of David Wright and RA Dickey on the line this winter, the Mets must weigh all options.  Of the two, the most lengthy and certainly most expensive will be […]

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MMO Mailbag: What’s Up With Phillip Evans?

An article by posted on October 12, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What’s Up With Phillip Evans?

D. Stossel (LA Met Fan) asks… Can you tell me what the situation is with Phillip Evans? Is he going to stick at shortstop? What would be a typical offensive season if he were to make it to the majors and what would be a great season for him? Sean replies… Phillip Evans is so far […]

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MMO Mailbag: Is Jordany Valdespin A 2013 Starter?

An article by posted on October 11, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Is Jordany Valdespin A 2013 Starter?

JetsMets13 asks… Is Jordany Valdespin an everyday player for us next season and is he finished as a second baseman? Sean replies… No – and it will all be tied to his lack of plate discipline. Valdespin provided plenty of late-inning heroics as well as pinch-hitting power, but struck out in nearly 25% of his AB’s and […]

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Does Thole Have Value As Dickey’s Personal Catcher?

An article by posted on October 11, 2012 0 Comments
Does Thole Have Value As Dickey’s Personal Catcher?

I have never put a lot of stock in the whole personal catcher debate. I guess it could possibly be more of an issue when you are dealing with a knuckleballer, and you have a guy who knows how to catch it. It is a difficult pitch to catch, and since Josh Thole has been relatively successful in handling R.A. […]

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Every Fan of Major League Baseball – The NOC

An article by posted on October 11, 2012 0 Comments

The NOC does it again with another hilarious sports video… Check out this latest must-see video in which they briefly describe the 2012 season for all 30 Major League Baseball teams from their fans’ point of view. The video is entitled Every Fan of Major League Baseball. Enjoy!

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