Mets Thoughts

The Unsung Heroes Of Mets’ 2015 Season

An article by posted on September 30, 2015 0 Comments
The Unsung Heroes Of Mets’ 2015 Season

In what has truly been a team effort, the 2015 New York Mets were able to accomplish what few thought they could, and win the National League East Crown.  Credit is rightly due to several players.  Whether it is Curtis Granderson and his superior performance out of the leadoff spot, the historic run of the […]

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Terry Collins and the Road Less Traveled

An article by posted on September 29, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins and the Road Less Traveled

With the Mets just one out away from clinching their first division title in nine years, manager Terry Collins couldn’t help but shed some tears in the dugout as he looked on. These tears, unlike Wilmer Flores’ back in late July, were tears of joy. Sure, it’s been a long wait for the Mets and […]

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The Mets’ Playoff Starting Rotation Is Terrifyingly Good

An article by posted on September 29, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets’ Playoff Starting Rotation Is Terrifyingly Good

The more you look at the Mets’ probable playoff rotation, the more likely it seems that they will be able to make a deep run in October. Dave Cameron of FanGraphs recently wrote a piece talking about how dangerous the Mets are looking right now, pointing out the incredible rotation, above-average offense, and bullpen that […]

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Dilson Herrera Flexes Some Muscle, Shows Why He’s Mets Future At 2B

An article by posted on September 28, 2015 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera Flexes Some Muscle, Shows Why He’s Mets Future At 2B

On Sunday, the Mets put out their post-clinching lineup and the biggest star to shine was that of Dilson Herrera who went 3-for-4 with a double and a two-run homer, coming a triple short of the cycle. It was Dilson’s first start since June 27th and he gave Mets fans a good glimpse of what […]

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For Die-Hard Mets Fans, The Joy Is Indescribable

An article by posted on September 28, 2015 0 Comments
For Die-Hard Mets Fans, The Joy Is Indescribable

As the champagne flowed, the parade of interviews began and the cigar smoke filled the visiting locker room of Great American Ball Park Saturday, a wave of emotions passed over you. Satisfaction, relief, pure elation, perhaps a tear or two; all appropriate. You’ve been on air all weekend. It’s difficult to explain what you’re feeling […]

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Remembering Yogi: Berra By The Bay

An article by posted on September 27, 2015 0 Comments
Remembering Yogi: Berra By The Bay

An MMO Fan Shot by James H. Burns There was an interim Yogi. The Berra that is almost always forgotten about, the Berra of my, and so many other childhoods. The Berra who was simply a friendly presence in the First Base coaching box for the New York Mets. The Berra who was there for […]

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An Emotional Wright Realizes His Dream To Return To Post Season

An article by posted on September 27, 2015 0 Comments
An Emotional Wright Realizes His Dream To Return To Post Season

It was a long road back to the playoffs for Mets captain David Wright. Since 2006, Wright has gone through two heartbreaking collapses in 2007 and 2008, years of watching the team struggle through financial constraints, and suffering through numerous injuries including a most daunting diagnosis of spinal stenosis. All the while, Wright maintained his […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The Beauty and Magic of Mets Baseball

An article by posted on September 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Beauty and Magic of Mets Baseball

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love My heart skips a beat every time I enter a ballpark and see the perfect symmetry of the infield diamond enveloped by the wide swath of green outfield grass. I love the meandering pace of the game, the sport’s connection to its own and this country’s history, the contrasting […]

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Mets Are Having A Lot Of Fun, Let’s Join Them

An article by posted on September 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Are Having A Lot Of Fun, Let’s Join Them

Repeat after me, fellow Mets fans: The Mets are in first place. The Mets have 7.5 game lead with nine games remaining. The team chasing the Mets stinks. If you say those three phrases three times and still won’t back down from the ledge, I can’t help you. Look, I get it. It’s human nature […]

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The Voices of Baseball: Hey Mets Fans in the Cincinnati Area!

An article by posted on September 24, 2015 0 Comments
The Voices of Baseball: Hey Mets Fans in the Cincinnati Area!

Hey all you Mets fans out in Cincinnati, OH. Planning on going to the weekend series at Great American Ball Park? If so, stop in at the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame Museum on September 26th at 1:00 PM for my book signing! The Voices of Baseball: The Game’s Greatest Broadcasters Reflect on America’s Pastime […]

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Amazin’ Moments: Todd Zeile Goes Out With A Bang

An article by posted on September 24, 2015 5 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Todd Zeile Goes Out With A Bang

Following the defection of John Olerud to the Seattle Mariners as a free agent following the 1999 season, the Mets found themselves casting about for a first baseman. To the surprise of many, Steve Phillips announced the signing of Todd Zeile to fill the position. Zeile had come to the majors as a catcher with the Cardinals […]

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