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New York Metropolitans Preview: Potential! Potential?

An article by posted on February 15, 2012 0 Comments

I sat down in front of my laptop excited and ready to start this article, because for me personally this is the equivalent of Pitchers and Catchers. And yes I purposely anointed that wonderful title a proper noun. For all those who still own an actual calendar whip out those sharpies and mark off February […]

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Recap Of Sandy Alderson Interview On WFAN

An article by posted on February 14, 2012 0 Comments
Recap Of Sandy Alderson Interview On WFAN

This afternoon, Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN and MetsBlog posted a summary recap. Johan Santana will throw off a mound later this week in Port St. Lucie. Ike Davis is in “terrific shape” and is ready to go – he will have a positive effect for the team. Daniel Murphy will get the […]

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Mets Blogosphere Weighs In On Alderson/Twitter

An article by posted on February 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Blogosphere Weighs In On Alderson/Twitter

I wanted to get a sense of what some of the most popular Mets bloggers, Mets personalities and Top Mets Tweeps thought about Sandy Alderson’s foray into Twitter. Most of the people who responded were very positive about it. Check it out… I love that Sandy is on twitter. It shows he can relate and […]

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Ike Davis is Pure CHAOS!

An article by posted on February 14, 2012 1 Comment
Ike Davis is Pure CHAOS!

“Me, I’m like pure chaos and I swing as hard as I can.” “I don’t think I’ve seen a guy, pound for pound, with more pop than he’s got.  If he connects, the ball will hit the Grand Canyon.”  ~  Chipper Jones Davis has quickly become one of my favorite Mets. He has an intensity […]

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The Lion (Picard), The Witch (Wilpon) and the Wardrobe (Mets Blogosphere)

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
The Lion (Picard), The Witch (Wilpon) and the Wardrobe (Mets Blogosphere)

I read an interesting article at Baseball Prospectus by Biz of Baseball’s Maury Brown, who sheds new light on some of  complexities regarding the financial turmoil that has engulfed Mets ownership in the aftermath of the Madoff scandal. Interestingly enough, Brown corroborates some of the things I’ve either speculated here on MMO as well as a few […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Mets Are Waving The White Flag?

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Mets Are Waving The White Flag?

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reported today that the Mets are one of five teams waving the white flag. Here is the segment he wrote on the Mets… The Mets’ payroll has dropped roughly $50 million since this time last year. They lost popular shortstop Jose Reyes because they weren’t able to match the Marlins’ offer — a notion that […]

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Two Schools Of Thought On the 2012 Mets: Part One

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
Two Schools Of Thought On the 2012 Mets: Part One

Over the course this off season, there have been thousands of posts ranging from extremely negative to obliviously positive regarding the Amazin’s. So I have decided to group these fans into two categories for your viewing pleasure. Here one of two extremes on the various players that make up your 2012 New York Mets, starting with […]

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7 Days Until Pitchers & Catchers Report, Mr. Met Off To St. Lucie

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
7 Days Until Pitchers & Catchers Report, Mr. Met Off To St. Lucie

Mr. Met helps the load the truck for Port St. Lucie!! Next stop, Port St. Lucie, Florida. One more week until pitchers & catchers report!

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Petey Pete: Mets Organizational Sleepers of 2012

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
Petey Pete: Mets Organizational Sleepers of 2012

Everybody has their own definition of “sleeper.” Mine is the player who comes out of nowhere, the one without all the hype and high pedigree. I’m looking for the mutt’s. The brawlers. The over-achievers. The gamers. The winners. I’m looking for, not a prospect necessarily although he could be a fringy one, but a guy […]

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What Will We See Out Of Lucas Duda in 2012

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
What Will We See Out Of Lucas Duda in 2012

After struggling in 29 games in 2010, Lucas Duda came roaring back in 2011, posting a .292 batting average in 100 games played over 301 at-bats. Duda stroked 21 doubles, 10 home runs and 50 RBI, and showed he could be a nice cog in the Mets lineup. So after a nice showing last year from […]

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