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Alderson Faces Pickle With d’Arnaud and Plawecki

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Faces Pickle With d’Arnaud and Plawecki

Most major league teams will probably not go into Spring Training with potentially two high-upside catchers showcasing their talents like the Mets will have in Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki. It’s safe to say that d’Arnaud will likely head into the 2015 season as the team’s starting catcher. His strong resurgence since returning from Las […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Grandy Man Can

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: The Grandy Man Can

Let’s take a brief look at some of this weekend’s highs and lows in this edition of 3 & 3. 3 Up 1. Curtis Granderson needed to turn in a great series and that is exactly what happened this weekend. The veteran right fielder went 5-for-12 (.417 Average) with a double, two home runs, six […]

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Will Mets Kick The Tires On Melky Cabrera?

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
Will Mets Kick The Tires On Melky Cabrera?

The Toronto Blue Jays suffered a big blow to their wild card hopes when they learned that outfielder Melky Cabrera will need season-ending surgery for the broken pinky finger he suffered on Friday. Cabrera, who turned 30 in August, was having himself a solid season, batting .301/.351/.458 with 35 doubles, 16 home runs, 81 runs scored and 73 […]

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With Murphy Set To Return, What’s The Plan For Herrera?

An article by posted on September 7, 2014 0 Comments
With Murphy Set To Return, What’s The  Plan For Herrera?

Terry Collins told reporters this weekend that Daniel Murphy, who was dealing with a calf strain, is feeling good and is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday. That leaves one to wonder how this will impact Dilson Herrera as the Mets wrap up the last three weeks of the season. According […]

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We’ll Need More Than Just Harvey To Win In 2015

An article by posted on September 7, 2014 0 Comments
We’ll Need More Than Just Harvey To Win In 2015

On October 1, 2004, I was having dinner with my wife of six months and my new in-laws. As we bantered back and forth I kept one eye on the TV mounted in the corner of Applebee’s. When I saw a basehit up the middle, I excitedly tapped my wife on the shoulder. “He did […]

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Mets Need a New Manager: Roger That.

An article by posted on September 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Need a New Manager: Roger That.

When the initial managerial search took place, I didn’t mind the hire of Terry Collins over Wally Backman. In fact, I thought it was the right move (and still do) because I felt that a Backman hire would have simply been a move to appease fans, but not to necessarily win ball games. Every fan […]

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MMO Flashback: Changing The Dynamic, One Catcher At A Time

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Changing The Dynamic, One Catcher At A Time

Former Mets catcher and future Hall of Famer Mike Piazza turns 46 years old today. We’ve written dozens of great articles about Mike over the years, and after searching our archives I found one I think you will all like. So please enjoy this article by Taryn “The Coop” Cooper, originally published in March of […]

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An Open Letter To A Mets Intern Regarding Terry Collins

An article by posted on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
An Open Letter To A Mets Intern Regarding Terry Collins

Dear unnamed Mets intern who reads sites like MMO and forwards meaningful messages to the PR department and all the way to ownership or the front office in the daily press clippings they receive,  Once again, the New York Mets will be playing no meaningful games in September for the 6th straight season – and […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Phil Up on Momentum For Miami

An article by posted on September 1, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Mets Phil Up on Momentum For Miami

The Mets went almost entirely with home grown talent this weekend against the Phillies as clubhouse veterans such as Daniel Murphy, David Wright and Curtis Granderson saw their playing diminished for various reasons.  The results?  The Amazins’ added another series W to this year’s resume.  Below are the usual 3 Up/3 Down takeaways. 3 Up 1.  Sunday […]

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What Does Herrera’s Arrival Say About Murphy’s Future?

An article by posted on August 29, 2014 0 Comments
What Does Herrera’s Arrival Say About Murphy’s Future?

Tonight Dilson Herrera will likely make his major league debut at second base, replacing Daniel Murphy who landed on the disabled list after yesterdays game. There has been a wide range of opinions on whether or not this move made sense for the Mets. My opinion is that it doesn’t matter. You can’t find out […]

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