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Is Collins Making The Same Mistakes He Did In The Past?

An article by posted on February 27, 2012 0 Comments
Is Collins Making The Same Mistakes He Did In The Past?

In what has become a very public showing, –or lack there of– Terry Collins has expressed his discontent with Ruben Tejada’s not reporting to camp early on multiple occasions. Wasn’t this the same issue in LA and Houston? Did his players not petition against him in Anaheim for reasons just like this? It seems to […]

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Will Going Back To Basics Help Bay Rediscover His Power?

An article by posted on February 27, 2012 0 Comments
Will Going Back To Basics Help Bay Rediscover His Power?

With the Mets making the very necessary adjustments to Citi Field this offseason, Jason Bay is one of the guys the Mets feel will greatly benefit and just maybe he will become the player the Mets hoped to get two offseasons ago. Jason certainly thinks so and for a guy who has had two miserable […]

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Can Lucas Duda Close The Revolving Door In Right Field?

An article by posted on February 26, 2012 0 Comments
Can Lucas Duda Close The Revolving Door In Right Field?

From 1983 to 1990, Darryl Strawberry was a staple for the Mets in right field.  In fact, for seven consecutive years (1984-90), no other rightfielder appeared on the Opening Day lineup card but the Straw Man.  But my, how things have changed over the past 22 seasons. If Lucas Duda is given the start on […]

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Mets Announce Uniform Patch To Honor Gary Carter

An article by posted on February 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Announce Uniform Patch To Honor Gary Carter

The New York Mets today announced that the team will wear a patch to honor Gary Carter during the 2012 season. Carter died on Feb. 16 after a courageous battle against brain cancer. The patch features a black home plate with “KID 8” in white lettering.  The patch will be worn on all Mets jerseys for […]

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Matt Harvey Draws Rave Reviews After An Impressive Showing

An article by posted on February 26, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Draws Rave Reviews After An Impressive Showing

Mets top pitching prospect Matt Harvey had everyone abuzz yesterday after an electric early spring performance while facing live batters. Teammates, coaches and everyone on hand raved about his velocity, his command, and the wicked movement on his breaking pitches. The baseball exploded out of his hand and bore down on hitters. Harvey exhibited a […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Hamilton Bennett

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Hamilton Bennett

I had the chance to talk to New York Mets left-handed pitching prospect Hamilton Bennett by phone the other day. Ham is taking care of last minute preparations at his home in North Carolina before making the drive to Port St. Lucie, for the start of Spring Training. After being taken by the Mets in […]

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Mets Were “Unimpressed” With Scott Kazmir

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 101 Comments
Mets Were “Unimpressed” With Scott Kazmir

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets were “unimpressed” with Scott Kazmir’s showcase yesterday and that a reunion with Kazmir is “unlikely.” Last week, ESPN.com’s Buster Olney, reported the Mets are one of six teams that Scott Kazmir is considering signing with and that he could make a decision in the next few days. Sandy […]

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Lucas Duda: This Guy Is Going To Be A Monster

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Lucas Duda: This Guy Is Going To Be A Monster

When Sandy Alderson was asked what his expectations were for Lucas Duda last week on Twitter, he responded, “OPS, High OBP and big power. He put on another show in BP today.” I loved Terry Collins’ take much better. After watching his right fielder take a few pitches over the fence and out of the […]

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A Date Which Will Live In Mets Infamy?

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
A Date Which Will Live In Mets Infamy?

You know I caught something Jason Bay said right after he arrived to Mets camp and spoke to reporters yesterday. “For everything I have done in my career, I haven’t done it in New York, and I completely understand that.” Lets expand on that a little… Check out these numbers I looked up last night… […]

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MMO Flashback: The Ones Who Got Away # 1 Paul Blair

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: The Ones Who Got Away # 1 Paul Blair

Enjoy this MMO Flashback originally posted in January of 2007 and written by the great Barry Duchan who has seen it all since 1962. Enjoy. In their long history, the Mets have had more than their share of young players who were dealt away and became stars with other teams. Nolan Ryan and Amos Otis […]

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