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MMO Fan Shot: The Moment the Mets Woke Up

An article by posted on October 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Moment the Mets Woke Up

An MMO Fan Shot by Eric Heller If “The ‘15 Mets” takes on that special status we give to those magic teams, like “86” or “69”, I think you can point to a very specific, mostly overlooked moment from an excruciating July game that transformed our frustrating, dead-end year into one of the most exciting regular […]

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Featured Post: You Gotta Sign This Guy…

An article by posted on October 9, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: You Gotta Sign This Guy…

You gotta sign this guy! But not the guy you think. Yoenis Cespedes has fueled the remarkable run that the Mets have been on this season. He has hit 17 home runs, 44 RBIs along with a .946 OPS making him one of the best mid-season acquisitions in Mets history. These numbers have made a […]

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MMO Roundtable: What Will Be The Key To Beating The Dodgers?

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: What Will Be The Key To Beating The Dodgers?

Here is the first of an 8-Part MMO Roundtable Series where our staff will handle a variety of questions about the Mets Post Season as well as looking ahead to the Hot Stove Season and 2016. What Will Be The Key To Beating The Dodgers In The NLDS? Mike Simon – Jacob deGrom reverting to […]

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Featured Post: Why Flores Merits More Playing Time In NLDS Over Tejada

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Why Flores Merits More Playing Time In NLDS Over Tejada

As the NLDS against the Dodgers approaches it looks like Ruben Tejada will be manning shortstop for the Mets at least for Game One against Clayton Kershaw. Tejada has good career numbers against Kershaw with a .357 BA so I have no problem with him starting the series opener, but I have some concerns if […]

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Behold, October Makes All Things New

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Behold, October Makes All Things New

For those of you getting squeamish about this upcoming playoff series with the Dodgers, allow me to enumerate at least three reasons for you to relax. First, there is the long layoff between Sunday’s finale and game one of the NLDS. For as long as many of us can remember, baseball’s post-season would begin close […]

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MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Talks About Beating Dodgers With Metsmerized

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Talks About Beating Dodgers With Metsmerized

Fifteen months ago, Michael Conforto had completed his junior year at Oregon State University. In a matter of days, he will participate in his first MLB postseason game. Conforto told me before Sunday’s 1-0 win over the Nationals that being called up so soon after being drafted has “accelerated” his development. Now nearly on the […]

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To Beat The Dodgers, Mets Must Trump A Pair Of Aces

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
To Beat The Dodgers, Mets Must Trump A Pair Of Aces

When Joe D messaged the staff with some roundtable questions the other day, the first one on the list asked us what the key was going to be to beating the Dodgers. I responded that the key would be finding a way to win when Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke are on the mound. But […]

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All The Pressure Is On Los Angeles

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
All The Pressure Is On Los Angeles

According to the so-called baseball experts and talking heads, before this season started, the Mets weren’t supposed to be here. They had no business even sniffing an NL East crown let alone winning it. Here we are though, mere days away from the first Metropolitan playoff game in nine years. The Mets are playing with […]

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Nothing Else Matters… One Met Fan’s Pride…

An article by posted on October 4, 2015 0 Comments
Nothing Else Matters… One Met Fan’s Pride…

Goosebumps. I still get them when I think back to the thrills and excitement of the Mets clinching the NL East title in Cincinnati a week ago. And on Saturday, when you saw that NL East Championship banner flying over Citi Field, you need to get your fandom checked out by a professional if you […]

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Why This October Will Feel Different

An article by posted on October 3, 2015 0 Comments
Why This October Will Feel Different

Like all fathers, my dad gave me a hard time about driving too fast as well as “that crap” I listened to. And like most kids, I never listened. Except today. This particular afternoon I was in no particular hurry to get to my destination, nor was I in any frame of mind to listen […]

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