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Matt Harvey Draws Rave Reviews After An Impressive Showing

An article by posted on 26/02/2012 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 25/02/2012 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 25/02/2012 72 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 25/02/2012 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 24/02/2012 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 24/02/2012 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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Don’t Appearances Count For Something?

An article by posted on 24/02/2012 0 Comments

I admit, it’s not my money so the Mets can do whatever they want with theirs. Even so, to pay upwards of $3,000 an hour to charter a helicopter to watch the Knicks last night was in poor form. This is a team in financial distress and they splurge like that? The statement was the […]

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Will Justice Be Served In The Trustee’s Lawsuit Against Sterling?

An article by posted on 24/02/2012 0 Comments
Will Justice Be Served In The Trustee’s Lawsuit Against Sterling?

A federal judge said Thursday that he will soon decide whether the clawback lawsuit by the trustee Irving Picard against Mets owners will go to trial. “I’ll have a bottom line ruling by no later than March 5 determining what goes to trial,” U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff said. Judge Rakoff deferred his decision […]

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Get To Know Mets Shortstop Prospect Danny Muno

An article by posted on 23/02/2012 0 Comments
Get To Know Mets Shortstop Prospect Danny Muno

With baseball coming back and our traffic up nearly 50% from January, I wanted to welcome those of you who are new to MMO and those who are back from your Winter hibernation. I’ll be re-posting some of the two dozen interviews we conducted over the last three months as all of them make their way to […]

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What Will The 2015 All Star Lineups Look Like?

An article by posted on 23/02/2012 0 Comments
What Will The 2015 All Star Lineups Look Like?

I stumbled upon this on Baseball America during their Prospect Chat the other day. Jim Callis was asked by a reader: What will the 2015 All Star lineups look like? I’ll attack this question from the perspective of who will deserve to be in starting lineups for the 2015 All-Star Game, rather than trying to […]

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