Mathew Brownstein

An avid Mets fan who has fond memories of running around Shea Stadium with my dad collecting autographs and enjoying many summer night games. My best friend introduced me to the Mets at a young age, and since then I've enjoyed rooting for the orange and blue through good times and bad. Attended Iona College for mass communications, and my goal is to be a baseball columnist/beat writer. It's an honor and pleasure to be a Senior Writer for MMO.

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Look Out For Hansel Robles

An article by posted on February 29, 2016 0 Comments
Look Out For Hansel Robles

As reported last week, right-hander Hansel Robles had his suspension reduced from three games to two. The suspension stemmed from the quick pitch thrown at the Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp on September 30th of last year. Robles appealed the suspension last year, and will serve the two games against the Kansas City Royals to open […]

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Syndergaard Impresses Early At Spring Camp

An article by posted on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Impresses Early At Spring Camp

Yoenis Cespedes’ flashy array of high end cars might have been the talking point outside Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, but the mid-90s fastball being tossed effortlessly Thursday morning was the talk inside of camp. Noah Syndergaard’s live batting-practice session was the talk of Mets camp on Thursday, as selected Minor Leaguers stood in […]

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Wright Cautions Mets To “Stay Hungry”

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Cautions Mets To “Stay Hungry”

Talk is cheap, and actions speak louder than words. That’s a phrase many of us have heard throughout our lives at various junctures. While this motto can apply to a plethora of situations, this is very apropos for the New York Mets as they begin their 2016 season, vying to head back to the World […]

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Mets Offense Has Huge Run Potential

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Offense Has Huge Run Potential

The New York Mets go into 2016 armed with a potent offense compared to the start of the 2015 season. With the stout starting five the Mets will throw out against opposing teams, it’s no wonder that the Mets offense is a secondary conversation. However, the name of the game is scoring runs, and I […]

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The Troubling Case of Jenrry Mejia

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
The Troubling Case of Jenrry Mejia

The sad tale of Jenrry Mejia came to a close Friday night, as reports flew in that Mejia had failed a third drug test in less than a year. Major League Baseball issued a lifetime ban to Mejia, joining only Pete Rose on their banned list of players. Mejia can seek a reinstatement after one […]

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Dilson Herrera: Coming Soon To A Citi Near You

An article by posted on February 11, 2016 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera: Coming Soon To A Citi Near You

While fans wait anxiously for Spring Training to begin, it’s always a fun exercise to create some excitement for players that may have an impact in the not so distant future. Part of the fun of watching early Spring games is getting a chance to see some of your favorite top prospects getting a chance […]

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Erik Goeddel An Arm To Keep An Eye On

An article by posted on February 9, 2016 0 Comments
Erik Goeddel An Arm To Keep An Eye On

With the news Monday that RHP Tyler Clippard signed a 2-year $12.5 million deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, it seems the Mets bullpen is quite set, albeit a minor league signing or two. Throughout the offseason, fans were calling for general manager Sandy Alderson to address the bullpen inefficiencies. Deploying a deep bullpen has been […]

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Jacob deGrom Just Keeps Getting Better

An article by posted on February 6, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Just Keeps Getting Better

Despite being omitted from MLB Network’s Top 10 Right Now list, RHP Jacob deGrom‘s stock continues to rise, and for great reason. The 27 year-old has been improving since his debut in 2014, and has the chance to prove that he belongs in the top 5 best pitchers in baseball in 2016. Start with the fact that […]

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Michael Conforto: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

An article by posted on February 4, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

It’s a shame that left-fielder Michael Conforto won’t count as a rookie this year, because I surmise he would’ve given Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager a real run for his money in the Rookie of the Year ballot. In fact, there are a lot of similarities that follow both Seager and Conforto. Both are right-handed throwers […]

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Mets Will Open Season With Their Strongest Bench In Years

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Will Open Season With Their Strongest Bench In Years

An MMO Fan Shot by Matthew Brownstein What a difference a matter of months makes for the New York Mets to finally have depth behind their starting position players. Terry Collins might have been better off pulling a Billy Martin, and drawing names from a hat for his batting order the way things were going […]

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