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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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Valdespin Gets Hazed, Learns Lesson

An article by posted on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Valdespin Gets Hazed, Learns Lesson

The locker room incident involving Jordany Valdespin’s t-shirt before Wednesday’s game has broken out and become a “thing.” In what probably doesn’t count as his rookie hazing, Valdepin’s plain white t-shirt he wore to the ballpark before Wednesday’s win in San Francisco was jokingly altered by some veterans to remind Valdespin of the club’s self-imposed […]

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All-Star Game Shocker! Pablo Sandoval Beats Out David Wright At Third Base

An article by posted on July 1, 2012 0 Comments
All-Star Game Shocker! Pablo Sandoval Beats Out David Wright At Third Base

In a shocking development, San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval has beaten out David Wright to start at third base for the National League at this year’s All-Star Game in Kansas City. Sandoval has hit .307 with a .366 on-base percentage, .482 slugging percentage, and .848 OPS with six home runs and 25 RBI in 166 at-bats […]

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Is Free Agency Dying?

An article by posted on May 2, 2012 0 Comments
Is Free Agency Dying?

In the last two months, the Mets, Rangers, Indians, Reds, Giants and Nationals locked up Jon Niese, Ian Kinsler, Carlos Santana, Brandon Phillips, Madison Bumgarner and Ryan Zimmerman, respectively. Niese was given a five-year deal with two club options that is guaranteed for $25.5 million, and could be worth as much as $46 million. Kinsler […]

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MMO Fantasy Baseball – Season 2

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fantasy Baseball – Season 2

Urgent Update @ 9:25pm 3/26 – Unfortunately, a player had to leave the league, and we can’t draft with an odd number of players.  First come, first served for the final spot. Here’s the league info:League ID: 80356 - Custom League URL: http://baseball.fantasysports.yahoo.com/league/mmo_fantasy_baseball - Password: metsmerized Update @ 3/14 11:00am – 19 teams.  Come on guys and gals…….one more! […]

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The Mets 5th Starter Should Be…Johan Santana?

An article by posted on February 27, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets 5th Starter Should Be…Johan Santana?

  What, you were thinking maybe Dillon Gee? Johan Santana is the best pitcher on the Mets, even in a close to healthy season, but his health concerns are the stuff of legend around the Mets universe. The Mets have three days off in the first fifteen days of the season and, by my calculations, […]

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Saturday Mailbag: Jason Bay For Carl Crawford?

An article by posted on October 1, 2011 0 Comments
Saturday Mailbag: Jason Bay For Carl Crawford?

Crawford is getting hammered by Red Sox nation. Bay had his best season there. What about a deal straight up (with cash coming back to the Mets).Crawford is 30 and has 6 years left on his deal. Bay is 33 with 3 years left (including vesting option). Fresh start for both players and huge off […]

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Here by Unpopular Demand, My Playoff Predictions

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments
Here by Unpopular Demand, My Playoff Predictions

I’m looking forward to these playoffs more than any other playoffs since, well, 2006. All four series are evenly matched and real tough to predict, but I’m going to try, anyway. ALDS The New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers.  The key to this series will be Game 2.  CC Sabathia and Justin Verlander are […]

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The Underrated, Underappreciated Season of Pedro Beato

An article by posted on September 2, 2011 0 Comments
The Underrated, Underappreciated Season of Pedro Beato

At first glance, Pedro Beato’s numbers have been nothing if not mediocre. And that’s true. But even at that very same first glance, its obvious Beato has had a decent season and has easily been more good than bad. And that alone puts him in rare company. The company he keeps as a Rule V […]

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A Tale Of Two Seasons

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments
A Tale Of Two Seasons

Dillon Gee took New York by storm, coming up in April as an injury replacement. He started twice, had three relief appearances, the joined the rotation for good on May 7th. Over his first 10 starts (13 games), Gee was 7-0 with a 2.86 ERA, and talks of a Rookie of the Year run began. […]

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Justin Turner, One Of the League’s Best RBI Guys?

An article by posted on July 21, 2011 0 Comments

That’s right, Le Petit Orange is the 6th-best RBI guy in the league, he of the 36 total RBIs. Jimmy: “But wait, I just checked (insert stats source) and it says he’s got 36 RBI and that’s tied for 51st!” Xtreem: “That’s right, Little Jimmy, but RBI TOTAL is not a good measure of talent […]

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