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MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Cliff Floyd

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Cliff Floyd

Where Are They Now? Cliff Floyd Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still […]

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Conforto Could Learn Much From Wright

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
Conforto Could Learn Much From Wright

It is surreal to think it was only 12 years ago that David Wright was walking into Mike Piazza‘s clubhouse. Now, with Piazza being retired, it’s his turn to walk into Wright’s clubhouse: For the Twitter folks: David Wright welcomes Mike Piazza to #Mets camp on Sunday morning: pic.twitter.com/Yq9k7jLkxz — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) February 28, 2016 Back then, […]

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Morning Grind: Cuddyer Retirement Details, State of the Mets

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Cuddyer Retirement Details, State of the Mets

An industry source tells Mike Puma of the NY Post that Michael Cuddyer received a buyout valued in the $2 million to $3 million range to terminate his contract with the New York Mets in December when the veteran outfielder announced his retirement. Cuddyer, 36, was due to earn $12.5 million dollars in the final season […]

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A Postcard From Port St. Lucie

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
A Postcard From Port St. Lucie

Well honestly folks, it just doesn’t – it could not possibly – get any better than this.  Watching our beloved National League champions go through their paces in the light breeze and 75 degree temperatures of Florida’s Atlantic coast, with the promise of spring and a memorable season dead ahead.  Free of charge. But wait, […]

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Noah Syndergaard Hopes To Prevent Elbow Surgery

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Hopes To Prevent Elbow Surgery

Tommy John surgery has become something of an epidemic in this decade. In 2014 alone, 98 players underwent the infamous surgery. While modern medicine and technology have reduced recovery time and enhanced rehab programs, it is still a 12-16 month ordeal after surgery. As of now, Noah Syndergaard, 23, is the only member of the […]

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Mets vs. Nationals Positional Breakdown: Outfielders

An article by posted on February 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets vs. Nationals Positional Breakdown: Outfielders

LF: Michael Conforto vs. Jayson Werth After he was promoted from Double-A Binghamton, Michael Conforto not only impressed the Mets but also the entire league by hitting nine home runs in 56 games. The 22 year old went on to hit a very respectable .270 while also driving in 26 runs. He also proved many […]

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MMO Season Preview: Steven Matz, SP

An article by posted on February 29, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: Steven Matz, SP

Steven Matz, SP Throws/Bats: L/R DOB: Match 29, 1991 (25 on Opening Day) Contract: Pre-Arb (Salary: league minimum) 2015 Recap Believe it or not, Steven Matz made just nine major league starts last season. But listening to the hype, you’d have thought he’d won Rookie of the Year. That being said, Matz was pretty excellent […]

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Look Out For Hansel Robles

An article by posted on February 29, 2016 0 Comments
Look Out For Hansel Robles

As reported last week, right-hander Hansel Robles had his suspension reduced from three games to two. The suspension stemmed from the quick pitch thrown at the Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp on September 30th of last year. Robles appealed the suspension last year, and will serve the two games against the Kansas City Royals to open […]

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Syndergaard Impresses Early At Spring Camp

An article by posted on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Impresses Early At Spring Camp

Yoenis Cespedes’ flashy array of high end cars might have been the talking point outside Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, but the mid-90s fastball being tossed effortlessly Thursday morning was the talk inside of camp. Noah Syndergaard’s live batting-practice session was the talk of Mets camp on Thursday, as selected Minor Leaguers stood in […]

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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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