John Delcos

I am an active member of the BBWAA and have covered Major League Baseball in several capacities for over 25 years, including 15 in New York working the Mets' and Yankees' beat. I covered the Baltimore Orioles for eight years and the Cleveland Indians before that. Today I am a freelance writer and social director for several media outlets and a Senior Editor for MetsmerizedOnline.com.

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Terry Collins: The Sky’s The Limit For Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on December 18, 2013 0 Comments
Terry Collins: The Sky’s The Limit For Zack Wheeler

As of now, the New York Mets don’t anticipate an innings limitations on Zack Wheeler, who was shut down for his last two starts in 2013. Wheeler threw 100 innings last year and said an innings limit hasn’t been determined, and if one is later on, it won’t be until after the season starts. “We haven’t […]

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Parnell Expected To Be Ready For Spring Training

An article by posted on December 17, 2013 1 Comment
Parnell Expected To Be Ready For Spring Training

During a brief media session at Citi Field today, Sandy Alderson updated us on Bobby Parnell who is recovering from surgery last September to repair a herniated disk in his neck . Speaking about the 30 pound weight loss that was reported in October, Sandy said, ”he’s regained the weight and is about to start throwing again.” […]

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Robinson Cano: With All Due “Respect”

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Robinson Cano: With All Due “Respect”

Robinson Cano and Jay Z’’s orchestrated dinner with the New York Mets was clearly transparent, made even more so after his introductory press conference in Seattle. It was only an indicator of things to come from this childish man. Bottom Line: Cano wanted to stay in New York, but at his price, and in the […]

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Mets Still Have A Lead-off Dillema

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Still Have A Lead-off Dillema

The way things currently stand, the New York Mets don’t have a leadoff hitter. They tried nine last season before settling on Eric Young. The signing of Curtis Granderson sends Young to the bench, that is, unless the Mets trade Daniel Murphy and move Young to second base. However, the Mets are asking a lot for Murphy, so there’s nothing […]

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David Wright: Curtis Instantly Makes Us A Better Team

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
David Wright: Curtis Instantly Makes Us A Better Team

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Where Curtis Granderson will fit in with the New York Mets outfield is still to be determined, David Wright has no doubt he does fit with his team. Granderson is penciled in to hit fourth behind Wright, giving him the protection he hasn’t had since Carlos Beltran and Carlos Delgado were here. Manager Terry Collins doesn’t know which of the […]

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MMO Exclusive: David Wright Can Deal With The Pressure

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: David Wright Can Deal With The Pressure

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – David Wright told me yesterday how much Curtis Granderson will mean to the New York Mets on the field and in the clubhouse. One thing Wright will never admit is, as team captain, whether he ever felt he was drained by being “the man’’ and if Granderson would alleviate pressure. Doing so would admit […]

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Colon Signing Could Elevate Mets To Wild Card Contender Status

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Colon Signing Could Elevate Mets To Wild Card Contender Status

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Who knew? The New York Mets were straight with us when they said they weren’t finished as they announced the signing of Bartolo Colon today to a two-year, $20-million contract. Just like that, the Mets addressed a massive hole in their rotation. Should the 40-year-old Colon pitch anything like he did last year […]

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Ike Davis Could Be An Ex-Met By End Of Week

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Could Be An Ex-Met By End Of Week

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - While the New York Mets would like to deal Ike Davis or Lucas Duda by the end of the week, general manager Sandy Alderson gave no indication that a move was imminent yesterday. Alderson said prospective buyers are exploring other options, whether it is in the trade or free-agent markets. Some teams could be offering […]

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Day Two: Complete Mets Winter Meeting Wrap

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Day Two: Complete Mets Winter Meeting Wrap

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The New York Mets concluded their second day at the Winter Meetings learning that Curtis Granderson looks good wearing the No. 3 and he knows how to work a crowd. The consensus on MMO is that the Mets got themselves another solid player whose a genuine good guy that knows how to play […]

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Granderson Makes Good First Impression, Loves The Direction Of The Mets

An article by posted on December 10, 2013 0 Comments
Granderson Makes Good First Impression, Loves The Direction Of The Mets

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – On his unveiling as a member of the New York Mets, outfielder Curtis Granderson said all the right things, including: “A lot of people I’ve met in New York have always said true New Yorkers are Mets fans.’’ Now, how can you not like that enthusiasm? Both GM Sandy Alderson and Jeff Wilpon […]

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