Mets Thoughts

MMO Mailbag: Upgrading Shortstop?

An article by posted on June 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Upgrading Shortstop?

Vic asks… Hey Metsmerized, I was wondering if you could give me your thoughts on the following: I know everybody is looking for the Mets to do something, but I’m bothered some sites suggesting going after Jean Segura or Jimmy Rollins. I really don’t see them as upgrades defensively over Ruben Tejada. What do you […]

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Michael Conforto Struggles Over The Past Week

An article by posted on June 30, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Struggles Over The Past Week

Baseball is a game of adjustments. A pitcher sees a hitter for the first time, and learns about his tendencies, hot-zones, cold-zones and overall abilities. They make the adjustment to play into his weaknesses. It is then the job of the hitter to adjust to the pitcher’s adjustments. Michael Conforto, the Mets top hitting prospect […]

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Mets Face Gruelling Schedule In July

An article by posted on June 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Face Gruelling Schedule In July

The Mets could be hitting a pivotal point in their season in the midway portion of the 2015 season. Manager Terry Collins is aware of that so he’s not taking anything for granted. ”We’re at a critical point,” said the Mets manager. Seven of the Mets next nine opponents currently have a record over .500, starting […]

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Amazin’ Moments: Rusty and the Rundown

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Rusty and the Rundown

Here’s an Amazin’ Moment I won’t soon forget because it involves one of my favorite Mets of bygone days, Rusty Staub. During his first go-round with the Mets, Rusty provided more in the way of consistent offense and heady play than fans had come to expect from a Mets team that relied primarily on the […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Why Hasn’t Sandy Made a Trade Yet?

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Why Hasn’t Sandy Made a Trade Yet?

An MMO Fan Shot by Gregg Cambareri It’s no secret that pressure on the Mets front office has significantly increased since their abysmal 1-7 road trip. It’s left fans, bloggers, and media members calling for “something” to get done. The offense is nearly nonexistent, the defense inconsistent, and a league leading 14 players on the […]

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Steven Matz MLB Debut Report Card

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
Steven Matz MLB Debut Report Card

Stat Line:  7.2 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 6 K, 3 BB Yesterday afternoon, Mets fans excitedly tuned in to watch the much anticipated Major League debut for Long Island native and top prospect left-handed pitcher Steven Matz.  In this article, I will touch upon the quality of movement within Matz pitches, high level of […]

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Justin Turner: The One That Got Away

An article by posted on June 27, 2015 0 Comments
Justin Turner: The One That Got Away

On December 2nd, 2013 the Mets made a decision that looms large on their current roster when they decided to non-tender Justin Turner. At the time, Turner was coming off arguably his most productive season as he set a career high in WAR at 0.8 and OPS+ at 100 despite getting only 200 at-bats while […]

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It’s Time For The Mets To Define The Moment

An article by posted on June 26, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Time For The Mets To Define The Moment

Ah yes, that wonderful time of the year when every Mets fan who has been waiting for this team to fail can pop out of their hole and hold up their “I told you so!” sign. It’s truly one of my favorite times of the year because you see and hear almost the same argument […]

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MMO Fan Shot: I’m Mad As Hell

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: I’m Mad As Hell

An MMO Fan Shot by Tom Starita After a lifetime of telling us to do this at Shea Stadium and Citi Field, I think it’s time to finally listen to Howard Beale… I don’t have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad. It’s a depression. Everybody’s on the disabled list or […]

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Featured Post: The Mets Should Go Small

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Mets Should Go Small

The Mets’ run-scoring problems have been well-documented. The team has posted just six runs amidst the current five game skid. And, what’s worse, there does not appear to be any immediate help ready down in the minor leagues. Many, myself included, have proposed potential candidates Sandy Alderson could pursue. The likes of Todd Frazier, Carlos […]

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