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It’s Opening Day, And What Could Be Better?

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Opening Day, And What Could Be Better?

It’s Opening Day, and what could be better? There’s a little extra kick in your step this morning and getting out of bed wasn’t the drag it usually is… You woke up smiling as the little voices in your head said, It’s Opening Day, baby!” The Mets and you are tangled in a deep, long-term […]

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Experience and Respect Got Bartolo Colon Opening Day Nod

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Experience and Respect Got Bartolo Colon Opening Day Nod

Despite the Mets having ace, Matt Harvey coming back and throwing lights out in spring training and 2014 Rookie of the Year, Jacob deGrom, the Mets will send 41 year Bartolo Colon to the mound on Opening Day in D.C. “I feel really proud and really thankful to the Mets and the staff to put the honor […]

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2015 Mets Staff and Community Predictions Thread

An article by posted on April 5, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mets Staff and Community Predictions Thread

With Spring Training officially wrapped up and the 2015 season set to begin, now would be the perfect time for everyone to state their 2015 predictions. Why leave all the fun of predicting how our players and team performs to the beat writers and the “experts”? In the time that I have spent reading and […]

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Mets Spring Training: The Best of the Best!

An article by posted on April 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Spring Training: The Best of the Best!

If this spring hasn’t left you optimistic of what’s to come, then you might need to rethink a few things. There is something drastically different about this year’s Mets compared to last, and while it is clear that there are still some wrinkles to be smoothed out, there should be no argument that 2015 will […]

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Where Are They Now: Catching Up With John Maine

An article by posted on April 5, 2015 0 Comments
Where Are They Now: Catching Up With John Maine

Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is to […]

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2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 5-1 (Drumroll Please)

An article by posted on April 5, 2015 0 Comments
2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 5-1 (Drumroll Please)

No. 5 Kevin Plawecki, C/1B Age: 24 Height: 6’2 Weight: 225 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Last Year: No.5 Synopsis: I wouldn’t call 2014 a breakout year for Kevin Plawecki, more a continuation of a very good 2013 but now the Prospect Ranking pundits finally took notice. He was in all three of the higher regarded Top 100 including […]

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2015 Mets Season Preview: Infield

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mets Season Preview: Infield

Here at MMO, we’ve been previewing specific areas of the 2015 Mets. So far, we’ve covered the starting rotation, the bullpen, and the catcher position. Today, we continue with part four: the infield. Lucas Duda Lucas Duda thrust himself into the conversation of being one of the National League’s best power hitters last year. His […]

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MMO Flashback: What It Means To Be A Mets Fan

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: What It Means To Be A Mets Fan

It’s like clockwork you know, hell I could even set my watch to it. Every year and almost exactly around this time, nostalgia rushes over me in a wave of mixed emotions. I feel the cold rattle my aching bones yet I know somewhere warm and far away, my team is getting ready for a […]

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MMO Exclusive: Hardball With Baseball Maverick Author Steve Kettmann

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Hardball With Baseball Maverick Author Steve Kettmann

Here is an MMO exclusive interview with Steve Kettmann, author of the new Sandy Alderson bio, Baseball Maverick.  We thank Steve for his graciousness and generosity in answering our questions. He is by all accounts a very busy man but still managed to make time for us. I tried to pick and choose questions on […]

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Overcrowded Bullpen Has Caused Quite a Conundrum

An article by posted on April 1, 2015 0 Comments
Overcrowded Bullpen Has Caused Quite a Conundrum

It’s hard to believe that just two days ago, even Terry Collins was unsure who would get the regular season call to face opposing lefty sluggers in the late innings. With Josh Edgin out for the season with a torn UCL and no proven options in camp, the Mets bullpen, an expected strength to begin […]

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