Over the weekend when the news broke that Mike Baxter would get the call up before Wilmer Flores, the Mets fan base took to social media and other outlets to express their frustration. When it happened, I had a twitter discussion with MMO’s own Robert Patterson which I explained I thought calling up Flores for the weekend was not necessary but that they would call him up after the weekend when they knew the extent […]
While everybody in the sports world is focused on Alex Rodriguez today, the Mets universe just imploded with news that not one but TWO New York Mets will be suspended by MLB for 50 games. Look, we all knew that Cesar Puello was involved. It was just a matter of time, and I still contend to this day that since the Mets knew that he was involved they didn’t feel rushed to promote Puello. With […]
It seems that recently, the Mets discussion has centered around the guy who is or isn’t writing out the lineup card. It’s likely a minority opinion, but I think the Mets need to lock Terry Collins up to a two year deal now, and put the discussion to rest. Wally Backman was my favorite player growing up. I have nothing against him at all, but I believe that MOST of the people who want him […]
According to SI.com, SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt will be adding to his already impressive resume. Beginning with the pre-season, Burkhardt will join former NFL Safety John Lynch in the booth to call games for the NFL on Fox. As many of you may know, Burkhardt has been calling games for the Dallas Cowboys radio network alongside Danny White since 2011 and has always had a passion for calling NFL games on TV. Now that dream becomes […]
The Mets find themselves in a real tricky spot heading into 2014. Whether we like it or not, what we thought was a sure thing – is now far from it. The Mets have no answer at First Base anymore. It’s a rare moment when a franchise goes from thinking they have a cornerstone franchise type player to build around, to having nothing good to hope for. Look, I really have no problem with Josh […]
Steroids, and all PED’s have become such a staple in sports that now headlines are made less on accomplishments but more on accusations. Jeff Pearlman, who I will preface by saying is very open in terms of his communication and is never one to shy away from his opinion, wrote a piece recently about his trip to Citi Field. In his blog, Pearlman writes the following: “Here’s the thing: Why isn’t anyone questioning Byrd’s season? […]
According to ESPN.com and Major League Baseball, the Mets have two of the five most popular jerseys purchased this season. Probably to nobody’s surprise, Matt Harvey finds himself #5 on this list, but quite frankly to my surprise, David Wright is ranked #4 on the list! Jersey sales are a funny thing. Often times when a player changes teams you’ll note a spike in jersey sales, but this year’s doesn’t really represent anything like that. […]
I cannot help but remember back in mid-May when ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin commented in his blog about the lack of “moneyball” players the Mets have signed since Sandy Alderson took the reigns in New York. That post by Rubin sparked this conversation on MMO. First, I think the phrase “moneyball” players is a little silly. Essentially what Adam is asking is, where are the undervalued players signed to reasonable deals that are outperforming […]
With the potential for suspensions to be brought down on superstars like Alex Rodriguez, and Ryan Braun as well as several other prominent players, I am reminded of the double standard that exists in today’s world when it comes to sports. The steroid era changed everything. When it all began to unravel, the media lead the public down a path of deciding that these crimes against the sport should leave fans outraged and make us […]
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