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MMO Fan Shot: Retiring #5 Is The Wright Thing To Do

An article by posted on 06/03/2017 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Retiring #5 Is The Wright Thing To Do

An MMO Fan Shot by Rich Glanzer Smart people say dumb things. That was my thought as I saw a Facebook post stating that David Wright might not have his number retired because he is not headed to Cooperstown. The author insinuated the Mets have an unofficial policy of only retiring numbers who have received […]

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Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

An article by posted on 05/03/2017 0 Comments
Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

It was a year ago last March when Jacob deGrom made his first two Grapefruit League starts and the alarm bells sounded as the hard-throwing right-hander was sitting at just 90-91 MPH and topping out at 93. Concerns about deGrom’s decreased velocity made blaring headlines all through spring training and into the 2016 season. Fast-forward […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Matt Harvey Will Rise Again

An article by posted on 04/03/2017 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Matt Harvey Will Rise Again

An MMO Fan Shot by Joe O’Connor By the end of May 2013, he was the Dark Knight.  He was the savior of Queens.  He was lighting up radar guns, wiping out hitters with his devastating slider, and doing so with a swagger that Mets fans hadn’t seen since the glory days of ’86.  My, how things […]

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Remembering Danny Frisella

An article by posted on 04/03/2017 0 Comments
Remembering Danny Frisella

I was just reading our Morning Briefing and learned that today was the birthday of Danny Frisella. Wow, I thought. There’s a name I haven’t heard of in a while. I always had fond memories of Danny Frisella, a right-hander who the Mets selected in the third round of the 1966 Amatuer Draft out of […]

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Postcard from St. Lucie: Much More Than Tebow Day

An article by posted on 28/02/2017 0 Comments
Postcard from St. Lucie: Much More Than Tebow Day

Ah, the sights and sounds of spring training. Is there anything appreciably better this side of Heaven? But before getting off into another syrupy recitation of the joys of renewal associated with this special time of year, allow me to share random reflections on the latest installment of my annual two day pilgrimage to Port […]

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Five Mets Leadoff Options Not Named Jose Reyes

An article by posted on 25/02/2017 0 Comments
Five Mets Leadoff Options Not Named Jose Reyes

David Wright is expected to start quite a few games at third base this season, and with Asdrubal Cabrera and Neil Walker manning shortstop and second base respectively, Jose Reyes remains as the odd man out. Collins recently told the NY Post that Walker, Cabrera, and Granderson will be considered as leadoff options, so let’s […]

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Mets Projected to Have Worst Up-the-Middle Defense

An article by posted on 24/02/2017 0 Comments
Mets Projected to Have Worst Up-the-Middle Defense

With a little over a month left until Opening Day, John Dewan of ACTA Sports recently ranked his projections for the best and worst middle defense for the 2017 season based on defensive runs saved. Last on that list, was the New York Mets middle infield. Dewan projected the Mets middle infielders to have a […]

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MLB’s Pending Ban on Jeurys Familia Puts Mets in a Tough Place

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
MLB’s Pending Ban on Jeurys Familia Puts Mets in a Tough Place

The New York Mets have been waiting a long time to hear from Major League Baseball about Jeurys Familia‘s expected suspension. Familia was charged with domestic abuse on October 31, 2016. A complaint filed in court revealed that Familia caused bodily injury to another resulting in a bruised right cheek and scratched chest of the victim. The […]

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Thoughts On The Tim Tebow Press Conference On Monday

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Thoughts On The Tim Tebow Press Conference On Monday

I was in a Dick’s Sporting Goods this weekend. Being the dedicated New York Mets hot takes specialist that I am, I took a gander at the jerseys they were selling. I saw that they had a bunch, even more than they did for the New York Yankees–anyone who grew up in the New York […]

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So You Think You Know The Mets: Enemy Combatants

An article by posted on 21/02/2017 0 Comments
So You Think You Know The Mets: Enemy Combatants

So who do you think of when you read the term “Mets Killers” which players come to mind? That particular information will serve you useful today as we veer into a new lane of traffic in today’s So You Think You Know The Mets quiz. Think of all those players who so often crushed our […]

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