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With Murphy Set To Return, What’s The Plan For Herrera?

An article by posted on September 7, 2014 0 Comments
With Murphy Set To Return, What’s The  Plan For Herrera?

Terry Collins told reporters this weekend that Daniel Murphy, who was dealing with a calf strain, is feeling good and is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday. That leaves one to wonder how this will impact Dilson Herrera as the Mets wrap up the last three weeks of the season. According […]

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We’ll Need More Than Just Harvey To Win In 2015

An article by posted on September 7, 2014 0 Comments
We’ll Need More Than Just Harvey To Win In 2015

On October 1, 2004, I was having dinner with my wife of six months and my new in-laws. As we bantered back and forth I kept one eye on the TV mounted in the corner of Applebee’s. When I saw a basehit up the middle, I excitedly tapped my wife on the shoulder. “He did […]

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Mets Need a New Manager: Roger That.

An article by posted on September 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Need a New Manager: Roger That.

When the initial managerial search took place, I didn’t mind the hire of Terry Collins over Wally Backman. In fact, I thought it was the right move (and still do) because I felt that a Backman hire would have simply been a move to appease fans, but not to necessarily win ball games. Every fan […]

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MMO Flashback: Changing The Dynamic, One Catcher At A Time

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Changing The Dynamic, One Catcher At A Time

Former Mets catcher and future Hall of Famer Mike Piazza turns 46 years old today. We’ve written dozens of great articles about Mike over the years, and after searching our archives I found one I think you will all like. So please enjoy this article by Taryn “The Coop” Cooper, originally published in March of […]

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An Open Letter To A Mets Intern Regarding Terry Collins

An article by posted on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
An Open Letter To A Mets Intern Regarding Terry Collins

Dear unnamed Mets intern who reads sites like MMO and forwards meaningful messages to the PR department and all the way to ownership or the front office in the daily press clippings they receive,  Once again, the New York Mets will be playing no meaningful games in September for the 6th straight season – and […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Phil Up on Momentum For Miami

An article by posted on September 1, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Phil Up on Momentum For Miami

The Mets went almost entirely with home grown talent this weekend against the Phillies as clubhouse veterans such as Daniel Murphy, David Wright and Curtis Granderson saw their playing diminished for various reasons.  The results?  The Amazins’ added another series W to this year’s resume.  Below are the usual 3 Up/3 Down takeaways. 3 Up 1.  Sunday […]

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What Does Herrera’s Arrival Say About Murphy’s Future?

An article by posted on August 29, 2014 0 Comments
What Does Herrera’s Arrival Say About Murphy’s Future?

Tonight Dilson Herrera will likely make his major league debut at second base, replacing Daniel Murphy who landed on the disabled list after yesterdays game. There has been a wide range of opinions on whether or not this move made sense for the Mets. My opinion is that it doesn’t matter. You can’t find out […]

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Is Lucas Duda The Future At First Base?

An article by posted on August 28, 2014 0 Comments
Is Lucas Duda The Future At First Base?

A simple search of my Twitter feed, or my comment history on this site will reveal a strong dislike for Lucas Duda (as a baseball player, I don’t know the man). This spring when the Mets were auditioning both Duda and the since traded Ike Davis for the everyday first base spot, I strongly backed […]

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MMO Flashback: Why 19 Is Greater Than 69

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Why 19 Is Greater Than 69

This is an article I wrote exactly 365 days ago, when the Mets initially traded John Buck and Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later, which turned out to be Vic Black. As you can see, I was a huge fan of the trade […]

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Will We See Steven Matz In Queens In 2015?

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
Will We See Steven Matz In Queens In 2015?

Steven Matz tossed five quality innings for the Binghamton Mets Sunday afternoon, and now has a 0.36 ERA over his last four starts. Between Single-A St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton this season, Matz possesses a 10-8 record, with a 2.19 ERA and 1.19 WHIP over a span of 135.2 innings. Matz, 23, was a second […]

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