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MMO Fan Shot: A Modest Proposal for Emotion in Baseball

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A Modest Proposal for Emotion in Baseball

An MMO Fan Shot by Gregory Shaw Baseball has a problem. For over one hundred years, baseball has been played with four bases, nine fielders and zero emotion. So, when you look at the current crop of miscreants like Yasiel Puig, David Ortiz, Jose Reyes and our very own Jenrry Mejia, things get confusing. What the […]

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What’s Wrong With Mejia Showing Some Emotion?

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
What’s Wrong With Mejia Showing Some Emotion?

Recently, fans and people around baseball have been directing criticism towards Mets closer Jenrry Mejia, who has made a name for himself by not only leading the National League in saves since the All-Star Break, but by celebrating each successful save with a unique and explosive celebration. The #MejiaStomp has become popular among Mets fans, as […]

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Mets Owners Are Almost Out Of Miracles

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Owners Are Almost Out Of Miracles

General Manager Sandy Alderson recently sat with reports and discussed offseason spending plans heading into 2015. The conclusion? The GM does not predict a generous lift in payroll for next season. The free agent class is not as strong as it’s been in recent history and the Mets can ill-afford to take up more space […]

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Which Players Are Vulnerable On Mets 40 Man Roster?

An article by posted on September 11, 2014 0 Comments
Which Players Are Vulnerable On Mets 40 Man Roster?

Heading into the off-season with a full 40 man roster, the flexibility needed to make any hoped-for-yet-unlikely personnel additions of a significant nature will require Mets team management to make some choices that may signal the end of several players’ association with the organization. While this situation is a regular occurrence following the end of […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Home Sweep Home

An article by posted on September 11, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Home Sweep Home

3 Up 1.  Jacob deGrom was yet again stellar on Tuesday night. The 26 year old continued to make his case as the ace of the 2014 Mets pitching staff and top candidate for National League Rookie Of The Year. Jacob pitched 8.0 innings, gave up 3 hits, allowed absolutely zero walks and struck out […]

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Amazin’ Mets Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Amazin’ Mets Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

Edgardo Alfonzo remains one of the most beloved Mets alumni, both for his post-season heroics (e.g. 3 HR’s including a ninth inning grand slam in the space of two vital 1999 playoff games against the Reds and Diamondbacks), and his role as part of the “Best Infield Ever” as dubbed by Sports Illustrated. His flexibility as […]

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Featured Post: Wilpon’s Legacy And A Fool’s Hope

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Wilpon’s Legacy And A Fool’s Hope

The 2015 schedule is hot off the presses as the Mets wrap up their sixth losing season in a row. Please try to contain your excitement. The latest hot potato is whether or not the Mets should bring back manager Terry Collins next season… As if that will make one hell of a difference… You […]

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Alderson Faces Pickle With d’Arnaud and Plawecki

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Faces Pickle With d’Arnaud and Plawecki

Most major league teams will probably not go into Spring Training with potentially two high-upside catchers showcasing their talents like the Mets will have in Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki. It’s safe to say that d’Arnaud will likely head into the 2015 season as the team’s starting catcher. His strong resurgence since returning from Las […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Grandy Man Can

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: The Grandy Man Can

Let’s take a brief look at some of this weekend’s highs and lows in this edition of 3 & 3. 3 Up 1. Curtis Granderson needed to turn in a great series and that is exactly what happened this weekend. The veteran right fielder went 5-for-12 (.417 Average) with a double, two home runs, six […]

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Will Mets Kick The Tires On Melky Cabrera?

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
Will Mets Kick The Tires On Melky Cabrera?

The Toronto Blue Jays suffered a big blow to their wild card hopes when they learned that outfielder Melky Cabrera will need season-ending surgery for the broken pinky finger he suffered on Friday. Cabrera, who turned 30 in August, was having himself a solid season, batting .301/.351/.458 with 35 doubles, 16 home runs, 81 runs scored and 73 […]

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