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MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

On Wednesday evening, I had the pleasure of sitting down with minor league reporter and analyst Jake Seiner of MilB.com. Seiner covers the entire minor leagues very closely, but  agreed to keep our discussion limited to the Mets and we mainly discussed the teams top prospects as featured on the MMO Top 25 for the […]

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Matt Harvey: He Came, He Saw, He Conquered

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey: He Came, He Saw, He Conquered

“It’s like he never left,” said Gary Cohen as Matt Harvey walked off the mound – swagger and all – after striking out Clint Robinson to end the sixth and complete his incredible and somewhat magical return to baseball. Harvey’s first pitch of the day was a scintillating 96 mph fastball for a strike that […]

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Matt Harvey, The Real Baseball Maverick

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey, The Real Baseball Maverick

The temperature is in the mid-40s. It’s a dreary, early spring day on the east coast. It’s not exactly the type of day you would be running to the ballpark to watch a game. That is, unless, the pitching matchup features Stephen Strasburg and Matt Harvey. Below, you will find an actual text conversation that […]

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Smashing Debut: Montero Shuts Down Nationals For Two Innings

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
Smashing Debut: Montero Shuts Down Nationals For Two Innings

The health of New York Met closers resurfaced as a major opening day story again this year.  After Bobby Parnell was lost to Tommy John surgery following his Opening Day appearance a year past, it was Jenrry Mejia who headed to the disabled list with elbow inflammation this week. Mejia’s injury is disconcerting to Met […]

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Harvey Faces Strasburg In Exciting Return To The Mound

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Faces Strasburg In Exciting Return To The Mound

Today’s matchup between Matt Harvery and Stephen Strasburg may be one of the most exciting pitching duels of the early season. It’s a battle of two of the game’s best young starters, and there are plenty of intriguing story lines surrounding the game. It is Matt Harvey’s long awaited return to the mound, and it […]

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MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

The official roster for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s was announced this week. The Mets are entering their third year with the 51s and are quickly approaching the end of a contract that takes them through the 2016 season, where I hope this connection ends. The ballpark itself can hurt pitcher development as less moisture […]

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Three Trades The Mets Should Consider

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Three Trades The Mets Should Consider

With an impressive balance of power arms, consistent bats, and major league ready talent, the Mets have a consensus top-five minor league system. They also, at least in my opinion, have a damn good major league team as well. The big club definitely has some holes, though, notably at shortstop, but otherwise there seems to […]

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Amazin’ Memories: Steve Henderson Delivered Some Thrills for the Mets

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Memories: Steve Henderson Delivered Some Thrills for the Mets

Steve Henderson came to the Mets with the burden of being one of the key players coming over from the Reds in the 1977 Tom Seaver trade. In addition, since the Mets had just traded Dave Kingman to San Diego, Henderson was expected to eventually replace him in the middle of the Mets’ lineup. This […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Establishing A Fighting Posture

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Establishing A Fighting Posture

I wanted to add some comments made by GM Sandy Alderson today at Nationals Park to this Fan Shot. You’ll see why. “We played very well against the NL East last year, with one obvious exception,” Alderson said, referring to the team’s 4-15 record against the Nationals. “It’s extremely important to establish a fighting posture […]

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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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