Mets Daddy

Mets Daddy was raised to be a Mets fan by birth, and now he is raising a Mets fan of his own. He also uses Sabermetrics to either confirm the proverbial eye test or to see if we're seeing things with Mets colored glasses. He looks forward to bringing this perspective to MMO. His work, including the tales of raising his son a Mets fan, can also be seen at MetsDaddy.com.

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Mets Prospects To Watch in 2017: RHP Andrew Church

An article by posted on 24/03/2017 0 Comments
Mets Prospects To Watch in 2017: RHP Andrew Church

When you select someone in the second round of the MLB Draft, you are looking at someone who is one of the best young players in all of baseball. If that player is a starting pitcher, you expect them to have the stuff to dominate the lower levels of the minor leagues. In reality, you’re […]

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Making Room For Paul Sewald On The 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on 23/03/2017 0 Comments
Making Room For Paul Sewald On The 40 Man Roster

During Spring Training, Paul Sewald has emerged as a real possibility for the Opening Day bullpen. The issue with adding Sewald to the Opening Day roster is he’s not on the Mets 40-man which is currently full. Therefore, if the Mets want to carry either Sewald on the Opening Day roster, the team is going […]

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Mets vs Army Game Moved To Citi Field March 31st

An article by posted on 22/03/2017 0 Comments
Mets vs Army Game Moved To Citi Field March 31st

Because West Point’s field is still under snow, the Mets vs Army exhibition will be played at Citi Field on March 31st. Last Report – Feb 15 The Mets officially announced via Twitter that they will play the Army baseball team to conclude spring training. They will play at West Point’s Doubleday Field at Johnson Stadium […]

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Mets Prospects To Watch In 2017: RHP Nabil Crismatt

An article by posted on 18/03/2017 0 Comments
Mets Prospects To Watch In 2017: RHP Nabil Crismatt

A lineup featuring Manny Machado, Robinson Cano, Jose Bautista, Carlos Santana, Nelson Cruz and Gregory Polanco. For Clayton Kershaw, the task would have been daunting. Imagine being a 22-year old pitcher who has pitched only one game in Double-A.  Imagine that nearly impossible task falling onto the shoulders of an unheralded International Free Agent who only started transitioning to becoming a […]

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Baseball America: Mets Have 7th Best Young Talent

An article by posted on 18/03/2017 0 Comments
Baseball America: Mets Have 7th Best Young Talent

Baseball America has named the Top 10 most talented young organizations in baseball. Unlike most Baseball America lists, this one looks at both the depth of a team’s farm system as well as the talent on the major league roster. With this being Baseball America, the caveat for the list is that they are analyzing […]

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Despite Mets Ties To Puerto Rico, I’m Rooting For USA

An article by posted on 16/03/2017 0 Comments
Despite Mets Ties To Puerto Rico, I’m Rooting For USA

In international competition, I am an American, and as such, I will always root for the USA to prevail. In the Olympics, I root for the USA regardless of what New York Rangers are playing for the other country. I love Henrik Lundqvist to death, but I would root for an American team full of […]

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Gooden Still Not Speaking With Strawberry

An article by posted on 14/03/2017 0 Comments
Gooden Still Not Speaking With Strawberry

In back-to-back years, Darryl Strawberry and Dwight Gooden won the Rookie of the Year Awards for the Mets.  For Strawberry, he was being called the Black Ted Williams.  As for Gooden’s part, he was doing things not even Tom Seaver did in a Mets uniform.  These two were supposed to be the foundation for what […]

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Mets Prospects To Watch In 2017: P.J. Conlon, LHP

An article by posted on 09/03/2017 0 Comments
Mets Prospects To Watch In 2017: P.J. Conlon, LHP

By now, many of you have probably already heard of P.J. Conlon, the Mets’ left-handed pitching prospect, that emigrated from Ireland. However, hat only scratches the surface of who Conlon is. Conlon is actually from Northern Ireland – Belfast to be exact – a city at the center of The Troubles, an ethno-nationalist conflict over whether […]

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Steven Matz Featuring A New Pick-Off Move

An article by posted on 09/03/2017 0 Comments
Steven Matz Featuring A New Pick-Off Move

One of the biggest issues for the Mets last year was stolen bases. Now, a considerable amount of the blame in this respect has gone to Travis d’Arnaud, who only threw out 22% of base stealers last season. That’s simply not good, and there is a lot d’Arnaud needs to work on to bring that […]

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Longtime Baseball Producer Bill Webb Loses Battle With Cancer

An article by posted on 07/03/2017 0 Comments
Longtime Baseball Producer Bill Webb Loses Battle With Cancer

Longtime SNY and Fox Sports Director Bill Webb has died as a result of his longtime battle with cancer. To say the beloved director known across baseball circles as Webb lost his battle with cancer would be a great disservice to the man.  He battled the disease for well over a year. In that time, […]

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