John Jackson

John is a Communication Major with a concentration in Broadcasting and a minor in English at Manhattan College. He aspires to make a career out of his passion for sports. John writes for Manhattan College's newspaper, The Quadrangle. He is also an editor, Team Manager, and writer for Last Word On Sports. You can follow John on Twitter @John97Jackson.

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Spring Training Recap: Mets Win 16-2 in St. Patrick’s Day Hit Parade

An article by posted on 17/03/2017 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets Win 16-2 in St. Patrick’s Day Hit Parade

The New York Mets routed the St. Louis Cardinals on St. Patrick’s Day by a score of 16-2. The Mets had 17 hits and eight walks at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie. Pitching Steven Matz made his third start of the spring for the Mets and went 3.2 innings. In 68 pitches he […]

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Tebow Saves The Best for Last

An article by posted on 16/03/2017 0 Comments
Tebow Saves The Best for Last

Over the past few weeks, Tim Tebow has been among the most talked-about players in baseball. Even now, you the reader just clicked on another Tebow article for a variety of reasons. Maybe it was to learn more about him, perhaps it was to trash-talk the coverage of him in the comments, or feasibly it […]

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Mike Piazza Visits Mets, Loves Their Chances in 2017

An article by posted on 14/03/2017 0 Comments
Mike Piazza Visits Mets, Loves Their Chances in 2017

Hall of Fame catcher Mike Piazza was not only an integral cog in the Mets 1998-2005 teams, but he has been a presence in the organization since retiring. Piazza has visited the Mets during Spring Training multiple times in the past and continued that tradition in 2017. He was present early Monday morning at First […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets Drop Two As Harvey and Wheeler Start

An article by posted on 10/03/2017 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets Drop Two As Harvey and Wheeler Start

The New York Mets lost both their split squad games on Friday with Zack Wheeler and Matt Harvey on the mound. They fell to the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on the road and the Houston Astros 7-5 at home. Braves 5, Mets 2 Pitching: Wheeler made his Spring debut after early uncertainties about his elbow. In two innings he gave struck […]

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Sandy Alderson Delves Into His Baseball Origins

An article by posted on 10/03/2017 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Delves Into His Baseball Origins

Sandy Alderson was interviewed by Mark Feinsand of MLB.com in a two-part interview. In the first part of the interview, he discussed the 2017 Mets among other things. In the second part of the interview, he talked in-depth about his beginnings in baseball. Alderson’s first baseball job was as a general counsel for the Oakland Athletics in 1981. He […]

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Spring Training Recap: Syndergaard Shines In Debut, Mets Dominate 11-3

An article by posted on 03/03/2017 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Syndergaard Shines In Debut, Mets Dominate 11-3

The New York Mets routed the Houston Astros at First Data Field by a score of 11-3 on Friday. The Mets were held scoreless by Charlie Morton in his two innings to start the game, but were able to get to Brady Rodgers in the fourth. Asdrubal Cabrera and Jay Bruce both singled in a […]

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MLB’s Pending Ban on Jeurys Familia Puts Mets in a Tough Place

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
MLB’s Pending Ban on Jeurys Familia Puts Mets in a Tough Place

The New York Mets have been waiting a long time to hear from Major League Baseball about Jeurys Familia‘s expected suspension. Familia was charged with domestic abuse on October 31, 2016. A complaint filed in court revealed that Familia caused bodily injury to another resulting in a bruised right cheek and scratched chest of the victim. The […]

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The Mets Approach to Using Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on 17/02/2017 0 Comments
The Mets Approach to Using Zack Wheeler

Spring training is a time for practice, high hopes for the upcoming season, and storylines that are blown out of proportion. One of the biggest storylines right now is Zack Wheeler and the tenderness in his elbow. The Mets know that Wheeler needs to be eased back into Major League action after not pitching a […]

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Getting to Know the Mets 2017 Minor League Coaching Staffs

An article by posted on 11/02/2017 0 Comments
Getting to Know the Mets 2017 Minor League Coaching Staffs

You’d be hard-pressed to find a hardcore Mets fan who doesn’t know about Terry Collins, Kevin Long, and Dan Warthen. The manager and coaches are vital parts of a team’s success. However, there are also managers and coaches in the Mets minor league affiliated teams that many hardcore fans may not even know much about […]

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Jeffrey Loria Has “Handshake Agreement” To Sell Marlins

An article by posted on 09/02/2017 0 Comments
Jeffrey Loria Has “Handshake Agreement” To Sell Marlins

Mike Ozanian of Forbes reported Thursday that two anonymous sources told him that Miami Marlins president David Sampson said the organization has a $1.6 billion “handshake agreement” to sell the team. It obviously sounds like a lot of ‘he said, she said’, but if the dollar amount is correct, that would be a significant profit […]

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