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Fulmer, Cecchini, and Nimmo: Building Blocks or Trade Chips?

An article by posted on July 22, 2015 0 Comments
Fulmer, Cecchini, and Nimmo: Building Blocks or Trade Chips?

As we approach the trade deadline, Mets prospects such as Michael Fulmer, Gavin Cecchini, and Brandon Nimmo have been swirling in rumors. Fortunately for me, during my visit to New Britain Stadium Wednesday afternoon, all these players were in the game. Gavin was starting at shortstop, batting 2nd. Brandon was in the lineup, too, playing […]

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Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

I wanted to update this excellent post by Christina with the news that outfield prospect Michael Conforto was just named the Eastern League Player of the Week. Conforto, 22, went 7-for-16 (.438) with two home runs, three RBI, and three runs scored in four games this past week, and that was after an impressive performance at […]

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Top 10 Met Moments From the First Half

An article by posted on July 17, 2015 0 Comments
Top 10 Met Moments From the First Half

As we prepare for the final 73 games of the New York Mets’ (regular) season, this seems like as good a time as any to take a quick look back at the club’s ten best moments of the first three months of 2015. Honorable Mention: Noah Syndergaard’s Debut (May 12) Though it may have been […]

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Featured Post: Resilient Mets Are Poised For A Second Half Run

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Resilient Mets Are Poised For A Second Half Run

The All Star Break, baseball’s hallway point of a long 162 game season, is finally upon us and for the first time since 2010 the Mets remain in the hunt for October baseball as they go into a much needed four day rest. A season that was destined with so much promise and hope has […]

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Grandy and Trout and BABIP, Oh My!

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Grandy and Trout and BABIP, Oh My!

Until my drive home from AT&T Park last night, I never thought the day would come that my feelings after watching a 42-year old, 280+ pound man pitch a quality start would be, “He didn’t really pitch well tonight. We never had a chance.” Unfortunately, this is the state of the John-Mayberry-hitting-in-the-six-hole Mets. Without looking […]

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It’s Time to Start Capitalizing

An article by posted on July 3, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Time to Start Capitalizing

You know that feeling you get when you do something so amazing–like make an insane basketball trick shot or miraculously catch a falling box of cereal just before it crashes to the ground–you even surprise yourself, but you look around and no one witnessed you do it, like it’s just been wasted? I can only […]

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Featured Post: The Mets Should Go Small

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Mets Should Go Small

The Mets’ run-scoring problems have been well-documented. The team has posted just six runs amidst the current five game skid. And, what’s worse, there does not appear to be any immediate help ready down in the minor leagues. Many, myself included, have proposed potential candidates Sandy Alderson could pursue. The likes of Todd Frazier, Carlos […]

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Jon Niese Has Shown Significant Improvement

An article by posted on June 18, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Niese Has Shown Significant Improvement

In a year highlighted by one of the league’s best rotations, a big reason the Mets remain atop the National League East 67 games into the season, some fans remain unsatisfied with one particular member of that rotation. Jon Niese has had the worst start to a season of his career posting an ERA over 7 in […]

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Plawecki to Catch Syndergaard on Monday

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
Plawecki to Catch Syndergaard on Monday

On Monday the Mets will host their friends North of the Border to Citi Field for the first time in the history of the franchise. This series will have a lot of familiar faces for both sides. The Mets will also be welcoming home fan favorite Jose Reyes who wore the blue and orange from […]

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2015 Mid-Season Top 10 Mets Prospects

An article by posted on June 11, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mid-Season Top 10 Mets Prospects

Now that the 2015 First-year player draft has concluded, I felt compelled to update our MMO Top Mets Prospect Rankings that our minor league team composed at the very beginning of the season. Before engaging in this discussion, I would first like to credit fellow MMO prospect writer, Michael Mayer, who helped assemble this list. […]

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