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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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The Final Push For Home-Field Advantage

An article by posted on October 2, 2015 0 Comments
The Final Push For Home-Field Advantage

Here we are… 159 games down, three to go. The New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers are in a dead tie for home-field advantage, with each team boasting the same 89-70 record. “We’re going to play to win as many games as we can and to try to get home-field advantage in the […]

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Who Has Been The Mets’ Top Rookie: Syndergaard Or Conforto?

An article by posted on October 2, 2015 0 Comments
Who Has Been The Mets’ Top Rookie: Syndergaard Or Conforto?

Last week the New York Mets announced this year’s Sterling Award winners, honoring the top players throughout their minor league system. It got me to wondering who the top rookie has been for the Mets this season. The Mets have had 11 players make their major league debuts this year, but clearly the two biggest […]

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Imperative That Mets Get Healthy Ahead of NLDS

An article by posted on October 2, 2015 0 Comments
Imperative That Mets Get Healthy Ahead of NLDS

They Mets may be bruised, but they aren’t broken. New York left Philadelphia limping after getting swept for the first time at Citizens Bank Park since 2009. The Mets, who haven’t had to deal with as many injuries as of late, now face three key injuries that could affect them leading up to and through […]

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Are Duda and Cespedes the NL’s Best 1-2 Punch?

An article by posted on September 30, 2015 0 Comments
Are Duda and Cespedes the NL’s Best 1-2 Punch?

Ever since August 1st, the Mets have exploded for the most runs in the National League. A huge reason for this outburst has been the tremendous production of Yoenis Cespedes and Lucas Duda. The two have combined for 26 home runs during in this span and have an outstanding .975 OPS during the stretch run. […]

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Read: For Mets Fans, 2015 Is The Season Of A Lifetime

An article by posted on September 30, 2015 0 Comments
Read: For Mets Fans, 2015 Is The Season Of A Lifetime

MMO staff writer Brian Mangan penned a must-read piece for all Mets fans on his personal site, The Read Zone. “People like teams that win, teams that are home-grown, and teams that exceed expectations. The 2015 Mets are all three, and for that reason, will go down as one of the most beloved Mets teams […]

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