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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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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Possible Landing Spots for Juan Lagares

An article by posted on 04/02/2017 0 Comments
Possible Landing Spots for Juan Lagares

Pitchers and catchers may report to Spring Training in 8 days, but that doesn’t mean the time for the New York Mets to make moves is over. According to New York Post beat reporter Mike Puma, some teams may be interested in Juan Lagares. Adam Rubin of ESPN feels dealing Lagares would be tough considering his […]

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Steven Matz Eyes Healthy 2017

An article by posted on 02/02/2017 0 Comments
Steven Matz Eyes Healthy 2017

When it comes to Steven Matz, two things are clear: he has a history of injuries and he is a talented pitcher. The 25-year-old had Tommy John Surgery in 2010; a year after he was drafted by the Mets. During his first season with the big-league club in 2015 he was placed on the disabled […]

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Former Met Anthony Young Has Inoperable Brain Tumor

An article by posted on 30/01/2017 0 Comments
Former Met Anthony Young Has Inoperable Brain Tumor

According to NorthJersey.com columnist Bob Klapisch, former Mets pitcher Anthony Young, 51, has a brain tumor which cannot be operated on. Right now it is unknown whether it is malignant or benign according to Klapisch’s tweet. Baseball brings joy to many people. For most, it’s an escape from reality. Every once in a while a dose of […]

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Re-Sign Fernando Salas Or Jerry Blevins: Who Has Higher Priority?

An article by posted on 30/01/2017 0 Comments
Re-Sign Fernando Salas Or Jerry Blevins: Who Has Higher Priority?

After agreeing to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes on November 30, the Mets have made few transactions since. This might have caused an outrage in past off-seasons, but the Mets are contenders now. They are also spending more money than they used to as their total payroll is at $138,435,000. That puts them at the 13th-highest payroll which […]

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The All-Free Agent Team

An article by posted on 27/01/2017 0 Comments
The All-Free Agent Team

The offseason is coming to a close as February is right around the corner. While most free agents have found homes on new teams, there are still many who are looking for teams. Some of these players can still give a boost to teams from their respective positions. The following are some of the best […]

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Amed Rosario Ranked Third Best Shortstop Prospect by MLB Pipeline

An article by posted on 25/01/2017 0 Comments
Amed Rosario Ranked Third Best Shortstop Prospect by MLB Pipeline

MLB Pipeline has ranked New York Mets prospect Amed Rosario as the third best shortstop prospect in all of baseball. He follows New York Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres and Atlanta Braves prospect Dansby Swanson on the list. For years the Mets best prospects have been pitchers. Top prospects in the Mets organization such as Matt […]

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Nimmo Will Participate In WBC For Italy, Conforto Won’t

An article by posted on 20/01/2017 0 Comments
Nimmo Will Participate In WBC For Italy, Conforto Won’t

The World Baseball Classic is an event among 16 countries that is now held every four years. Around this time, many players are added to their respective countries’ teams. New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo was one of those players and will be playing with Team Italy according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. Morosi […]

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Bruce Could Be A Met in 2017 After All

An article by posted on 13/01/2017 0 Comments
Bruce Could Be A Met in 2017 After All

It has been mostly a quiet offseason for the New York Mets. After signing Yoenis Cespedes there has been a lull in front office activity by General Manager Sandy Alderson. One of the biggest stories to follow in the offseason has been whether Alderson will trade an outfielder. Early reports showed that the Mets field […]

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