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Featured Post: Can We Change Matt Harvey’s Future?

An article by posted on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Can We Change Matt Harvey’s Future?

 An MMO Fan Shot by Laura (Mookie4ever)  Matt Harvey was asked recently about an extension deal with the Mets, and he said he would not shy away from it, and would consider it if the Mets offered. While not exactly a ringing declaration of lifetime Methood like other teammates have given, it seemed like a step […]

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Fear The Fish?

An article by posted on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
Fear The Fish?

Maybe it’s an East-Coast bias or the fact that we view everything with an orange and blue tint, but despite a pitching staff considered one of the best in the league there are as many pundits picking the Mets to repeat as division champs as there are picking them to miss the postseason. USA Today’s […]

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Can Cespedes Play Before We Start Tearing Him Down?

An article by posted on February 25, 2016 0 Comments
Can Cespedes Play Before We Start Tearing Him Down?

Anthony DiComo, MLB.com Overall, it’s hard to imagine a scenario where Yoenis Cespedes’ 2016 season isn’t a disappointment. He’s expected to break Barry Bonds (or Roger Maris’) single season home run record, Hack Wilson’s single season RBI record, and find a cure for cancer. Yes, this is hyperbole, but it’s really not that far from what’s being expected of him. […]

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Collins Is Right, World Series Or Bust Is Unfair

An article by posted on February 25, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Is Right, World Series Or Bust Is Unfair

I remember back in 2000, the stories were that Bobby Valentine needed to make the World Series in order to keep his job. The amazing thing is he actually did it. Just think about everything that had to happen that year for the Mets to make the World Series. First, the Mets had an overhaul of its […]

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MMO Mailbag: Which Mets Prospects Will Make Their MLB Debut This Season?

An article by posted on February 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Which Mets Prospects Will Make Their MLB Debut This Season?

Kevin asks… Will we see Dominic Smith at some point this season and what other prospects will make their major league debuts in 2016? Joe D. replies… To answer the first part of your question, no. Unless Lucas Duda is traded or goes on the disabled list for an extended period of time for a […]

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There’s More to Catching Than Just Throwing Out Baserunners

An article by posted on February 24, 2016 0 Comments
There’s More to Catching Than Just Throwing Out Baserunners

There is no more physically, psychologically, and intellectually demanding position in Major League Baseball than catcher. A catcher needs to know the entire scouting report for the opposition at the plate and on the basepaths. The catcher needs to balance a hitter’s strengths and weaknesses against his battery mate in calling a game. If a […]

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Expect Big Things From Michael Conforto In 2016

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Expect Big Things From Michael Conforto In 2016

Editorial note: Lot’s of talk about Michael Conforto today at PSL which reminded me of this article I originally published on December 28. Enjoy. When the Mets drafted Michael Conforto in the first round of the 2014 draft, it was clear right from the start that he was different from all the other top draft […]

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Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of spending 40 minutes on the phone with ESPN Senior Baseball Writer Keith Law. Keith is a lead baseball analyst for ESPN.com and senior analyst for Scouts.Inc. He formerly worked in the front office of the Toronto Blue Jays. I interviewed Keith before last season and he graciously […]

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MMO Season Preview: Noah Syndergaard, SP

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: Noah Syndergaard, SP

Noah Syndergaard Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: August 29, 1992 (23 on Opening Day) Contract Status: Pre-Arb (Will make league minimum) 2015 Recap Syndergaard burst onto the scene in a big way last season, at times pitching like an ace. The six-foot-six righty brought an incredible array of pitches that was at times even more impressive than […]

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Wright Cautions Mets To “Stay Hungry”

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Cautions Mets To “Stay Hungry”

Talk is cheap, and actions speak louder than words. That’s a phrase many of us have heard throughout our lives at various junctures. While this motto can apply to a plethora of situations, this is very apropos for the New York Mets as they begin their 2016 season, vying to head back to the World […]

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Featured Post: Six Things To Watch As Mets Begin Spring Training

An article by posted on February 20, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Six Things To Watch As Mets Begin Spring Training

Spring Training Battles The Mets head into Spring Training with a team that is pretty much set and ready to go. Barring any injuries or last minute trades, the offense is set around the horn in the infield, the outfield was cemented as Conforto in LF, Cespedes in CF and Granderson in RF after the […]

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