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Braun Not Expected To Win His Appeal

An article by posted on January 2, 2012 0 Comments
Braun Not Expected To Win His Appeal

An MLB official told Tom Haudricourt of the Journal-Sentinel that there’s little to no chance that 2011 MVP Ryan Braun will win his appeal of a 50-game suspension for using a banned substance. Braun’s appeal of that positive drug test and pending 50-game suspension will be heard later this month. Braun proclaimed his innocence after results of […]

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Where Will Prince Fielder Land?

An article by posted on January 1, 2012 0 Comments

Happy New Year Everyone!  With not a whole lot to talk about today, I’ve got something to talk about.  Where will Prince Fielder land? It’s really surprising to see that Fielder has not signed yet.  We expected Fielder to ramp up his negotiations after Albert Pujols signed with the Los Angeles Angels. However, it appears that he […]

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Mets Interested In Ryan Theriot

An article by posted on December 29, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Interested In Ryan Theriot

The Mets are among three teams including the Braves and Rays who are among those interested in free agent infielder Ryan Theriot, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. According to MLBTR, the Reds and Rockies are also said to have interest in the infielder Theriot, 32, batted .271/.321/.342 in 132 games last season for the Cardinals. In 483 plate appearances he […]

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David Wright’s Trade Value: Perceived vs. Reality

An article by posted on December 29, 2011 0 Comments
David Wright’s Trade Value: Perceived vs. Reality

Two weeks ago, if someone had put a gun to my head and asked me if David Wright would still be a Met on Opening Day, without hesitation I would have said yes. Now I’m not so sure. After reading about a Wright trade rumor here on MMO that I initially was skeptical about, I now cannot […]

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A Letter To R.A. Dickey

An article by posted on December 29, 2011 0 Comments
A Letter To R.A. Dickey

Dear R.A. It has come to our attention that you plan on doing a charity junket to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Africa. Although we are sure that it is for a worthy cause, unwed mothers is that right? As your employer the N.Y. Mets respectfully request that you reconsider. Mountain climbing is the […]

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MMO 2012 Mets Top Prospects #’s 21-30

An article by posted on December 28, 2011 0 Comments
MMO 2012 Mets Top Prospects #’s 21-30

In putting together the MMO Mets Top 20 Prospect List for 2012, one thing became very clear, very fast. There were going to be some deserving players left off the list because of a numbers crunch. So now that the Top 20 are in the rear-view mirror, let’s explore the next 30 or so prospects. This […]

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John Sickels: New York Mets Top 20 Prospects for 2012

An article by posted on December 27, 2011 0 Comments
John Sickels: New York Mets Top 20 Prospects for 2012

From the great John Sickels of Minor League Ball, here are your 2012 Top 20 Mets Prospects: 1) Matt Harvey, RHP, Grade B+: He can be a number two starter and someone to build around. Some evaluators see him more as a closer if his changeup remains erratic, but I’m cutting him some slack on that issue and […]

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MMO Flashback: Mets Trade Le Grande Orange

An article by posted on December 26, 2011 0 Comments

Here’s something I dug up from a couple of years ago that brings us back to the hot stove season of 1975, when the Mets also traded one of the team’s most popular players – a move they would eventually regret. Mike Lloyd does a nice job in the re-telling of what happened back then. […]

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MMO Top 20 Prospects – #1 Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on December 23, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Prospects – #1 Zack Wheeler

Mets RHP Zack Wheeler is more than just the Mets #1 prospect. He is more than the player acquired in the one undeniably fantastic move that Sandy Alderson has pulled off as GM so far. He is more than a very talented, 21-year-old righty with an explosive fastball and a ton of upside. He is […]

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Time Doesn’t Heal All Wounds

An article by posted on December 22, 2011 0 Comments

I guess some wounds never heal. I was captivated by this video which shows a very emotional Tom Seaver still struggling to talk about his infamous trade to the Cincinnati Reds by M. Donald Grant. You can’t help, but get emotional yourself watching him get choked up like that.

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