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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Five Possible Free Agent Reliever Targets

An article by posted on 05/11/2016 0 Comments
Five Possible Free Agent Reliever Targets

Regardless of whether or not Major League Baseball hands down a suspension to Jeurys Familia stemming from his recent arrest, the Mets need to add another reliever to the bullpen. Seeing how the Indians relied on Bryan Shaw, Andrew Miller, and Cody Allen during the postseason, many believe the Mets should create their own trio this offseason. […]

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Collins Not Planning to Change Postseason Bullpen Management

An article by posted on 04/11/2016 0 Comments
Collins Not Planning to Change Postseason Bullpen Management

One theme we saw from the entire 2016 postseason, especially in the World Series, was a shift in how bullpens were used. Terry Francona constantly went to the whip with Andrew Miller, Bryan Shaw, and Cody Allen. In the World Series, Joe Maddon returned the favor with Aroldis Chapman. This was not just a departure […]

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Matt Harvey Receives 2016 Lou Gehrig Award

An article by posted on 04/11/2016 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Receives 2016 Lou Gehrig Award

At the ALS Association Greater New York 22nd Loug Gehrig Sports Award Benefit, Mets ace Matt Harvey was presented with the Lou Gehrig Sports Award. The Award is given to the athlete shown to embody the character, courage, and determination the late Gehrig once did. In his speech, Harvey spoke about not just want it […]

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Kelly Johnson Interested In Returning to Mets

An article by posted on 04/11/2016 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson Interested In Returning to Mets

According to ESPN‘s Adam Rubin, Kelly Johnson is amenable to re-signing with the Mets this offseason. Johnson first became a Met in a 2015 July trade that brought him and Juan Uribe from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league pitchers John Gant and Robert Whalen. Last offseason, the Mets made the decision to go forward with Eric Campbell on the bench. Johnson signed […]

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Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

An article by posted on 03/11/2016 0 Comments
Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

With the World Series ending early this morning, odds makers wasted no time in putting out the odds to win the 2017 World Series.  The Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas lists the Cubs odds of winning at 3-1. Bovada has the Cubs has the Cubs as +350 to win the 2017 World Series. The odds makers […]

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The Binghamton Mets Are Now the Rumble Ponies

An article by posted on 03/11/2016 0 Comments
The Binghamton Mets Are Now the Rumble Ponies

The Binghamton Mets have been renamed the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. The renaming of the team was part of the new affiliation agreement between the Mets and Binghamton’s new owner John Hughes. As Hughes told WBNG, “What I’m looking to do is strengthen the ties between the team and the community. I want the community to […]

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How Should the Mets Handle the Closer Role?

An article by posted on 03/11/2016 0 Comments
How Should the Mets Handle the Closer Role?

With Jeurys Familia having been arrested under suspicion of domestic violence, there are a number of questions that need to be asked and answered. While it may seem tactless, at some point, we need to ask the question of how does this arrest will impact the Mets organization. Over the past two seasons, Familia has […]

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Champ Stuart Starting to Put All of His Tools Together

An article by posted on 02/11/2016 0 Comments
Champ Stuart Starting to Put All of His Tools Together

Heading into the Arizona Fall League, Tim Tebow and Gavin Cecchini were the two Mets prospects grabbing all of the Mets headlines. However, with yet another strong performance, many people are starting to notice Champ Stuart. It is not surprising that Stuart is largely unrecognizable to most Mets fans. The 24-year old Bahamian born Stuart […]

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World Series Ratings Better Than Football’s Ratings

An article by posted on 31/10/2016 0 Comments
World Series Ratings Better Than Football’s Ratings

Over the course of the past few months, there have been some debate as to what is causing the decline in NFL television ratings.  There have been many different scenarios discussed from the presidential election to player’s protesting to the decline in the overall product on the field.  One factor that hasn’t been discussed at […]

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Marlins Could Make a Play For Cespedes

An article by posted on 28/10/2016 0 Comments
Marlins Could Make a Play For Cespedes

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, the Miami Marlins may be a suitor for Yoenis Cespedes once he opts out of the remaining two years of his contract with the New York Mets. The Marlins interest should not be all that surprising. Dating back to the days of Livan Hernandez, the Marlins have valued their […]

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