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Alderson: “I Don’t Think Jose Ending Up Anywhere Outside Of Queens Is Ideal”

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson: “I Don’t Think Jose Ending Up Anywhere Outside Of Queens Is Ideal”

Here is some real news on Jose Reyes. I say real because unlike the last few days of jet-fueled speculation, the following quotes are straight from Sandy Alderson himself. The following quotes are not from Mets people, people with knowledge of the situation, team insiders, a rival GM, or any other sources cited on MetsBlog or […]

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MMO Hot Stove Report – Nov. 14

An article by posted on November 14, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Hot Stove Report – Nov. 14

The Hot Stove is heating up and after a whirlwind week of signings and rumors in the last week, and the heat will only continue to rise when General Managers meet this week for the annual GM Meetings tomorrow. The World Series only ended a few weeks ago, but already an all-star closer has signed […]

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A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Rickey Henderson’s 1,406 Career Stolen Bases.

An article by posted on November 14, 2011 0 Comments
A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Rickey Henderson’s 1,406 Career Stolen Bases.

Rickey Henderson said it the only way Rickey would on the day he stole his 939th base, passing Lou Brock for first on the All-time list: “Today, I’m the greatest of all time.” Mind you, Lou Brock was standing right next to Henderson when he proclaimed that over the PA system, but that’s besides the […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #12 Jordany Valdespin, INF

An article by posted on November 14, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #12 Jordany Valdespin, INF

Welcome back for the 9th installment of the MMO Mets Top 20 Prospects list, featuring the #12 Mets prospect, Buffalo Bisons infielder Jordany Valdespin. Valdespin wouldn’t have made this list if not for the impressive showing he made in 2011. Although he is a gifted and “toolsy” athlete, he is still very raw, with a […]

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Would You Trade Wright If Reyes Goes?

An article by posted on November 12, 2011 0 Comments
Would You Trade Wright If Reyes Goes?

With the news that Jose Reyes and the Marlins are getting closer and closer to reaching a deal, it may become time to seriously consider what life for the New York Mets will be like without Jose Reyes. It is highly unlikely that Reyes or any other big name free agent will sign until the […]

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What About Gio Gonzalez?

An article by posted on November 11, 2011 0 Comments
What About Gio Gonzalez?

First off, I’d like to say hello to the MetsMerized fan base. My name is Andrew Wyrich and I am a rabid Mets fan who has bled orange and blue since birth. I write a weekly Mets blog called “Meet The Mess” and I recently have joined the MMO staff to help out with Hot […]

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This Day In MLB History…

An article by posted on November 10, 2011 0 Comments
This Day In MLB History…

August 31, 1997: In front of a crowd of 55,707, Don Mattingly’s uniform number 23 is added to the list of retired numbers on the wall at Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park. Don Mattingly will probably be one of the greatest baseball players ever not to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Who is the […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #13 Darin Gorski, LHP

An article by posted on November 10, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #13 Darin Gorski, LHP

We are back once again for another installment of the 2012 MMO Top 20 Mets Prospect list, featuring the number 13 prospect, LHP Darin Gorski. The Mets selected Gorski in the 7th round of the 2009 amateur draft out of Kutztown University (PA). At the time, they drafted a 21-year-old, 6’4″ left-hander, who needed to […]

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Paterno Fired In Child Sex Abuse Scandal Aftermath

An article by posted on November 10, 2011 0 Comments
Paterno Fired In Child Sex Abuse Scandal Aftermath

Sometimes real events have a way of transcending sports. In the aftermath of the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State, the school’s Board of Trustees have fired legendary football head coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier on Wednesday night. The 84-year-old coach has been at Penn State since 1950 and has been […]

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Phillies About To Go All Omar Minaya On Ryan Madson

An article by posted on November 8, 2011 0 Comments
Phillies About To Go All Omar Minaya On Ryan Madson

Last night it was reported that the Phillies were said to be “making a strong push” to re-sign their closer Ryan Madson who is now a free agent. Jon Heyman of SI.com is now reporting that the two sides are closing in on a new contract, “they’re in serious discussions and it’s hard to imagine it not getting done soon.” […]

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