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Born in Queens and raised in the Bronx, Xtreem grew up in a family of Mets fans with a father who worked for the New York Parks Department and had a box at Shea. Thus, it begun. With a degree in Broadcast Journalism and bylines in publications from the New Haven Register to the Key West Citizen, Xtreem has experience in a variety of formats and topics. He is thrilled to be given the chance to lend his name to MMO.

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MMO Mailbag: Gerardo Parra vs. Josh Reddick

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Gerardo Parra vs. Josh Reddick

Devin asks… I read that Sandy Alderson said that there will only be one addition at the trade deadline and not to expect more than that. So if they can add just one player, who do you like better between Gerardo Parra and Josh Reddick? I think both can help in different ways. XtreemIcon replies… […]

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MMO Mailbag: Upgrading Shortstop?

An article by posted on June 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Upgrading Shortstop?

Vic asks… Hey Metsmerized, I was wondering if you could give me your thoughts on the following: I know everybody is looking for the Mets to do something, but I’m bothered some sites suggesting going after Jean Segura or Jimmy Rollins. I really don’t see them as upgrades defensively over Ruben Tejada. What do you […]

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My Hall of Fame Ballot and the Problems with the Voting Process

An article by posted on December 30, 2014 0 Comments
My Hall of Fame Ballot and the Problems with the Voting Process

The Hall of Fame debate to me these days is less about who is deserving and more about why they should or shouldn’t be disqualified. For several years now, each new candidate comes with their own set of speculations as opposed to qualifications. Every candidate that played in the steroid era will always have suspicion […]

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What Michael Cuddyer Signing Says About Free Agency

An article by posted on November 11, 2014 0 Comments
What Michael Cuddyer Signing Says About Free Agency

The deal between the Mets and Michael Cuddyer made me a little sick and a little confused and a little perplexed and a little vindicated. That’s a lot for a Monday. What we have here is a 36-year-old who has a career .261/.328/.425 slash on the road, plays terrible defense, can’t stay on the field […]

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Some Second Half Thoughts: Kicking Tires On Rasmus

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Some Second Half Thoughts: Kicking Tires On Rasmus

A couple of things have been on my mind recently as we get set to open the second half of the season. No preamble. Here they are: Free Agent Target? As expected, the crop of free agents after the 2014 season is miserable, but there is one guy who intrigues me. Should platoon options over […]

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D’Arnaud Changed His Mindset, Not His Approach

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Changed His Mindset, Not His Approach

When Travis d’Arnaud was demoted to the minors, the coaching staff down there had a two-hour talk with him, and he emerged a new man. Well, a new hitter, at least. Since returning to the Mets on June 24th, d’Arnaud is hitting .295 (18 for 61) with five doubles, three home runs and 10 RBI. D’Arnaud said he needed to clear […]

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My National League All Star Team

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
My National League All Star Team

Yesterday, you (hopefully) read my picks for the American League All Star team. If you haven’t, give it a whirl and let me know what you disagree with. Before I get to my NL picks, a few notes for your information if you haven’t read my AL picks: In the case where good arguments can […]

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My American League All Star Team

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
My American League All Star Team

The All-Star game is almost upon us and with that comes my annual two-post series revealing my picks, because I know you were all having trouble sleeping in anticipation. Well, fret no more. Voting ends at 11:59 PM ET on Thursday, but my votes are already in. Are yours? Votes are all subjective, of course, […]

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Over and Under Predictions – Win A 2014 Topps Mets Team Set!

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
Over and Under Predictions – Win A 2014 Topps Mets Team Set!

Win A 2014 Topps Mets Team Set! Opening Week is here, thank heavens. MMO has been rolling out a series of predictions over the past few days, and now it’s time for our annual Over & Under questions and results. How many home runs will Curtis Granderson hit? How many saves will we get from […]

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Sign Up For MMO Fantasy Baseball – 100% Free, 100% Metsmerized!!!

An article by posted on March 5, 2014 0 Comments
Sign Up For MMO Fantasy Baseball – 100% Free, 100% Metsmerized!!!

Update 3/7 – Great turnout so far! Thirty people and there’s plenty of room for more. Read further to learn how to sign up. Spring Training is upon us, and it’s time to start preparing for this year’s MMO Fantasy Baseball Season. Consider this the first notice. What we at MMO Fantasy Baseball will do […]

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