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Prospect Pulse: The 2012 Binghamton Mets

An article by posted on January 28, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: The 2012 Binghamton Mets

And now, the moment you’ve been anxiously awaiting! Welcome back for Part 3 of our four-part series the 2012 Mets Long Season Minor League Roster Preview. If you missed the first two chapters there is a link to them at the bottom of this page. With just over three weeks left to go before the start […]

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Mets Eye Candy: The Premier Edition

An article by posted on January 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Eye Candy: The Premier Edition

Sometimes I’ll find myself doing a Google search to find some info on a particular player for a blog post I’m working on and I get sidetracked and end up stumbling onto something else instead. Does that ever happen to you? I’m a sucker for Mets oddball stuff and I’m hoping you are to. There’s so much […]

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Good For John Franco, But Where’s Jesse Orosco?

An article by posted on January 27, 2012 0 Comments
Good For John Franco, But Where’s Jesse Orosco?

I’m very happy that John Franco has become the latest member of the Mets’ Hall of Fame.  He is more than deserving of the honor, having pitched 14 seasons with the Mets and becoming the franchise’s all-time saves leader.  However, I am surprised by the fact that Franco was inducted this year, when there is […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Prospect Joe Bonfe

An article by posted on January 26, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Prospect Joe Bonfe

I was able to do a Q&A with NY Mets minor league prospect Joe Bonfe the other day. Entering his 4th season with the Mets, the 24-year-old Bonfe looks to shed the label of super-utility guy, and take on the role of starting player for an entire season. Joe did a great job in the […]

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MMO Fair Or Foul: A Mets Powerplay Goal?

An article by posted on January 26, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair Or Foul: A Mets Powerplay Goal?

This edition of Fair or Foul features Rich Couthino of CBS New York, who says the Mets stack up well in the power department now that the NL has been weakened by the losses of Pujols and Fielder. The National League may experience a power shortage in 2012 as two of the biggest bats the league possessed […]

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Paul DePodesta on Moneyball, Oakland A’s, Rebuilding Mets Organization Into A Winner

An article by posted on January 25, 2012 0 Comments

Mets Vice President of Amateur Scouting & Player Development, Paul DePodesta, was a guest this evening on MLB Network’s Clubhouse Confidential with host Brian Kenny. Among the topics discussed were his thoughts on the book and movie Moneyball, how he broke into the baseball business, his philosophy on advanced metrics and what him and the […]

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The Ike-Man Cometh…

An article by posted on January 25, 2012 0 Comments
The Ike-Man Cometh…

With Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder now in staking their claims in the American League, NBC Sports’ Matthew Poulliot lists Ike Davis as the second best first baseman in the National League in today’s Hardball Talk column. He projects their 2012 OPS and ranks the Top 5 as follows: Reds: Joey Votto – .990 Mets: Ike Davis – .864 Cardinals: Lance Berkman: .860 […]

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Reyes, Pujols or Fielder?

An article by posted on January 25, 2012 0 Comments
Reyes, Pujols or Fielder?

The Eagle has landed. The last of the “big” Mohicans, Prince Fielder, has finally agreed to a mega-deal and now has a new home in Motor City… Rah, rah, or better yet, vroom, vroom… So now that the dust has settled, here is an interesting question first posed by Mets historian and ESPN New York […]

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MMO Fair Foul: A 94 Win Season For The Mets?

An article by posted on January 24, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair Foul: A 94 Win Season For The Mets?

This edition of Fair or Foul features an excerpt from SNY’s Ted Berg who posted the following on his blog Ted Quarters. Ted says that in a best case scenario the Mets could win 94 games in 2012. So here’s what I’ve got: I’m painting with very broad strokes here and doing all sorts of shoddy […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Minor League LHP Zach Dotson

An article by posted on January 24, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Minor League LHP Zach Dotson

I caught up to NY Mets left-handed pitching prospect, Zach Dotson the other day. I asked him how his health is, and is he ready to pitch when spring training begins next month. We discussed the health of his shoulder, his suspension last year, his pitching repertoire, and his expectations for 2012. After barely pitching […]

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