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Terry Collins Was Thrilled With Bobby Parnell On Sunday

An article by posted on September 14, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Was Thrilled With Bobby Parnell On Sunday

Reliever Bobby Parnell came on to pitch for the Mets in a much needed positive appearance. Parnell went 1.1 innings for the Metropolitans on Sunday giving up one hit and striking out one, and not allowing a run. “I’m so happy for Bobby Parnell, I can’t stand it.” – Terry Collins stated after the Mets […]

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MMO Original: Mister Cespedes, MVP

An article by posted on September 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: Mister Cespedes, MVP

Being decades older than Yoenis Cespedes would ordinarily mean that, if I met him, I would call him by his first name. But now, now, after I finish dropping to my knees in awe, I could only call him something ordinarily reserved for my elders. Mister Cespedes.  Think of the indignant Sidney Poitier with that […]

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Cespedes Has Been The Ultimate Road Warrior

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
Cespedes Has Been The Ultimate Road Warrior

Yoenis Cespedes has been other-wordly since joining the Mets, but he’s been doing a good portion of his damage away from Citi Field. In 23 games on the road the slugger is hitting .352 with 11 HR and 21 RBI, while at home he has a .241 BA with 4 HR, and 6 RBI, albeit […]

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10 Signs You Root for the New York Mets

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
10 Signs You Root for the New York Mets

Meaningful September baseball? A real lineup? A starting rotation that dominates, and a reliable bullpen? Are we sure these are the same Mets that looked all but dead in June? The short answer is no, they aren’t; they’re a rejuvenated, electric, never-say-die bunch that feed off the crowd’s energy while simultaneously creating their own (and […]

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How Will The Matt Harvey Saga Ultimately Play Out?

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
How Will The Matt Harvey Saga Ultimately Play Out?

Between innings Ty Cobb would sit on the bench sharpening his spikes. Then, on the base paths, he would take an extra ninety feet sliding spikes up. He once nearly choked an umpire to death before his teammates pulled him off. He beat up a fellow Tiger who shared his hotel room because the other […]

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MMO Original: Pay The Man

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: Pay The Man

A lot of Mets fans are asking the same question these days, what will it take to sign Yoenis Cespedes to a long term deal? Well, lets look at some dollar numbers. $1.5 Billion per year through 2021 … That’s what MLB has coming through national television deals. There are also local television deals, which […]

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MMO Original: Predicting The Mets’ Post Season Roster

An article by posted on September 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: Predicting The Mets’ Post Season Roster

With the New York Mets now at 96.8 percent odds to make the postseason, me and a couple of my co-writers decided to have a little exercise and speculate what the Mets postseason roster would look like. Please keep in mind that we are assuming all players are healthy and that we completed this five […]

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Mets Matters: The Importance Of Not Letting Up

An article by posted on September 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Matters: The Importance Of Not Letting Up

Coming off an emotionally charged series with the Washington Nationals to fortify themselves as the leaders of the National League East, it would be understandable for the team to come in a little sluggish when going against a team like the Atlanta Braves the following day. Especially after having to wait out a two hour rain […]

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MMO Original: It’s A Brave New World

An article by posted on September 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: It’s A Brave New World

Mr. North Jersey writes… I was listening to the game on WOR last night, when legendary broadcaster Howie Rose began telling a story about how when Terry Collins arrived in Washington on Monday he was left a note from Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez who had just gotten swept by the Nationals. The note simply […]

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Terry Collins Making Case For Manager of the Year

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Making Case For Manager of the Year

Terry Collins has been killed by Mets fans over the past few years and rightfully so in some cases, but that was then and with an inadequate ball club. Now that Terry has all the right pieces in place, he has excelled and continues to lead this team to a sizeable division lead with only […]

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Game Changer: The Trade That Never Went Down

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Game Changer: The Trade That Never Went Down

Mets fans haven’t gotten to cheer on pitcher Zack Wheeler in quite some time, since last September 25 to be exact. He hasn’t made a start since then due to his recovery from Tommy John Surgery which he had this past spring, but he’s still found a way to help this Mets team enormously in […]

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