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Spring Training: Five Questions Terry Collins Must Answer

An article by posted on February 15, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training: Five Questions Terry Collins Must Answer

Spring training is finally here, and with it comes several issues the New York Mets must address. A lot of things must break right if they are to contend for a wild-card, but manager Terry Collins has five key questions to answer if they are to have a winning season, something they haven’t had since 2008: Q: […]

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Mets’ Prospects of The Early Years: Bud Harrelson, SS

An article by posted on February 14, 2014 0 Comments
Mets’ Prospects of The Early Years: Bud Harrelson, SS

Back in 1963 and 1964 when fringe-major leaguer Al Moran and later, aging veteran Roy McMillan were playing shortstop for the Mets, the minor league system was developing two promising shortstops, one of whom who would hopefully be the long-term heir to the job. On the Mets’ Raleigh farm team, the shortstop was Wilbur Huckle, […]

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Latest Mets Disconnect: Campaign To Elect David Wright As #FaceOfMLB

An article by posted on February 14, 2014 0 Comments
Latest Mets Disconnect: Campaign To Elect David Wright As #FaceOfMLB

This fast-dwindling off-season was supposed to be the door to the Promised Land for Mets fans in the Alderson Era. This was the time, we were told, when all the bad old contracts would be off the books, when the Mets would be major players in the free agent market, when talent would matter more […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy: The “Goodbye, Jim Fregosi” Edition

An article by posted on February 14, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy: The “Goodbye, Jim Fregosi” Edition

Early this morning Jim Fregosi, a six time All Star infielder who went on to have a long and successful managerial career died at the age of 71 after suffering a series of strokes. As a member of the California Angels, Fregosi was one of the better shortstops  in the American League during the 1960′s […]

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Why Not Daniel Murphy as the Leadoff Man?

An article by posted on February 14, 2014 0 Comments
Why Not Daniel Murphy as the Leadoff Man?

An MMO Fan Shot by Andrew Doris One of the debates in Mets-land in recent weeks has been who Terry Collins should start in centerfield: Juan Lagares or Eric Young Jr. The argument for Lagares is his tremendous outfield defense, youth, and demonstrated offensive potential. The argument for Young is his speed and ability to […]

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Our 2014 Top 25 Mets Prospects – At A Glance

An article by posted on February 13, 2014 0 Comments
Our 2014 Top 25 Mets Prospects – At A Glance

Here they are, all gathered together in one place. MMO presents to you our 2014 Top 25 Mets Prospects. We love the job that our minor league analyst Pete Anselmo did in producing our Top 25 this year. Let’s give him a nice round of applause. Looking back at last year’s rankings, Noah Syndergaard replaces Zack […]

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Around the Diamond – The Hot Corner

An article by posted on February 13, 2014 0 Comments
Around the Diamond – The Hot Corner

The Mets have have 23 different players that have been the “everyday” Third Baseman in any given season. David Wright is without a doubt the greatest Third Baseman in franchise history, and has been the everyday third baseman for the last 10 seasons since being called up in 2004. He has played 1,364 games at […]

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Sandy Alderson: Unlikely Mets Acquire Another Major Free Agent

An article by posted on February 13, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson: Unlikely Mets Acquire Another Major Free Agent

February 13 Sandy Alderson told reporters today in St. Lucie, that it is unlikely that he acquires another major free agent this offseason. It’s now one of those cases where you have to do the math. A Drew signing seems very unlikely at this point and it’s not as if the Mets were ever really […]

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MMO Mailbag: Is Aledmys Diaz Holding Up Free Agent Shortstop Market?

An article by posted on February 13, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Is Aledmys Diaz Holding Up Free Agent Shortstop Market?

Kevin F. asks… I have a question, do you think the Mets are waiting for Cuban shortstop Aledmys Diaz to be available next week before deciding on signing Stephen Drew. Thanks look forward to your opinion. Danny asks… Is it possible that there are other unreported teams holding up a Drew signing and will the […]

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From Left Field: What Could Have Been If Mets Signed Jose Reyes

An article by posted on February 12, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: What Could Have Been If Mets Signed Jose Reyes

I was listening to WFAN this morning, and Evan Roberts brought up an interesting point. He said that the Mets two gaping holes right now are shortstop and leadoff hitter. Hmm, not too long ago, the Mets had arguably the best in the game at both: Jose Reyes. But of course, we know what happened […]

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