John Flanigan

I'm from Breezy Point, NY and attend Sacred Heart University in CT where I study Communications/Sports Media. My goal is to pursue a career in sports journalism. I'm a lifelong Mets fan and I look forward to contributing at MMO. Hope you guys enjoy my work.

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Spring Recap: Montero Impressive As Mets Defeat Braves 3-0

An article by posted on 25/03/2017 0 Comments
Spring Recap: Montero Impressive As Mets Defeat Braves 3-0

The New York Mets traveled to Disney to take on R.A. Dickey and the Atlanta Braves. Rafael Montero took the mound making his first start of the spring as the Mets defeated the Braves 3-0. Pitching Rafael Montero made his first start of the spring. He continued a very strong spring, in which he is […]

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Travis d’Arnaud’s Issues Throwing the Ball Continue

An article by posted on 25/03/2017 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud’s Issues Throwing the Ball Continue

New York Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud has had issues throughout his career defensively, as he regressed last season throwing out runners at only a clip of 21.8%. Working on his throwing has been a huge point of emphasis this spring for New York. The team brought their efforts so far that they brought in catching […]

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Who Will Lock Down the Final Bench Spots?

An article by posted on 23/03/2017 0 Comments
Who Will Lock Down the Final Bench Spots?

Opening Day is just eleven days away. The New York Mets roster is finally starting to take shape. However, one thing that still needs to be figured out are the last two bench spots. There are some obvious candidates that standout. Michael Conforto is having an outstanding spring, hitting .348/.362/.609, but is expected to being […]

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Spring Recap: Mets Rally Late But Fall to Marlins 7-5

An article by posted on 19/03/2017 0 Comments
Spring Recap: Mets Rally Late But Fall to Marlins 7-5

The New York Mets took on the Miami Marlins at First Data Field this afternoon, where they came back late but were defeated by the score of 7-5. Pitching Jacob deGrom lasted 5.1 innings and threw 72 pitches. He gave up four runs, one on a solo home run to Matt Den Dekker. He allowed […]

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Spring Recap: Gsellman Shines In Mets 5-4 Win

An article by posted on 18/03/2017 0 Comments
Spring Recap: Gsellman Shines In Mets 5-4 Win

The New York Mets traveled to Jupiter to take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Rodger Dean Stadium. The minor league Mets led them late as they defeated the Cardinals 5-4. Pitching Rob Gsellman got the start and made another strong case for the fifth starter spot in the rotation. He threw five strong innings, […]

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Spring Recap: Wheeler Hits 97 MPH in Mets 3-1 Loss

An article by posted on 16/03/2017 0 Comments
Spring Recap: Wheeler Hits 97 MPH in Mets 3-1 Loss

The New York Mets traveled to West Palm Beach to take on the Nationals at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, where they were defeated by the score of 3-1. Pitching Zack Wheeler made his second start of the spring. His velocity on his fastball sat around 94-95 MPH, and hit 96 and 97 at […]

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Brandon Nimmo Could Return From Hamstring Injury on Saturday

An article by posted on 16/03/2017 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Could Return From Hamstring Injury on Saturday

According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo could return to Grapefruit League play as soon as Saturday. Nimmo suffered a right hamstring pull while playing for Italy in the WBC, but has recovered quicker than initially expected. Nimmo tested out the hamstring on Wednesday by hitting and running and felt […]

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Spring Recap: Tigers Claw Their Way Back In 4-3 Win Over Mets

An article by posted on 12/03/2017 0 Comments
Spring Recap: Tigers Claw Their Way Back In 4-3 Win Over Mets

The New York Mets were defeated by the Detroit Tigers by the score of 4-3 this afternoon at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, FL. Pitching Lefty Adam Wilk got the start for the Mets. He got into a little trouble in the first, loading the bases with two hits and a walk, but was able […]

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Zack Wheeler Hits 94 MPH in First Start of the Spring

An article by posted on 11/03/2017 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Hits 94 MPH in First Start of the Spring

The first week of spring training, New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler was said to have suffered a setback. Yesterday, Friday, Wheeler made his first start of the spring, continuing his long road back from Tommy John surgery. Wheeler missed the entire 2015 and 2016 seasons after undergoing the surgery in 2015. He was […]

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Sandy Alderson Discusses the 2017 Mets and More

An article by posted on 09/03/2017 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Discusses the 2017 Mets and More

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson recently sat down for a Q&A with Mark Feinsand from MLB.com. He discussed the 2017 Mets and how they got to this point from way back in 2011. When Sandy Alderson was brought in as the Mets General Manager in 2011, the team was on a stretch of missing […]

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