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Featured Post: The Old Fan And The Sea

An article by posted on December 16, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Old Fan And The Sea

(with special thanks to Ernest Hemingway) He was an old fan who after many years of following the Mets suddenly found himself adrift at sea after a terrible storm. At first, the old Mets fan was not worried about being rescued, but as the days went by he began to doubt whether anyone would ever […]

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2013 New York Mets: The Uniforms

An article by posted on December 16, 2013 0 Comments
2013 New York Mets: The Uniforms

So while I was sitting at wor… um somewhere, it dawned on me that we are now past the halfway point of the offseason. I was thinking about something interesting to write about.  Seems as though the rest of the staff here at MMO has all the Mets news and rumors covered, so I decided […]

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Talkin’ Baseball: Beane vs Rizzo Throwdown

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
Talkin’ Baseball: Beane vs Rizzo Throwdown

Chase Hughes of CSN Washington, did some digging around and discovered that since Mike Rizzo took over as the GM of the Washington Nationals, he’s orchestrated seven different trades with Billy Beane of the Oakland Athletics since 2010. That’s a lot of dealing with one team and sometimes they end up trading the same players […]

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Yankees Have No Intentions Of Trading Gardner

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
Yankees Have No Intentions Of Trading Gardner

The Yankees have “absolutely no intention” of trading Brett Gardner to clear room in center field for Jacoby Ellsbury or to fill a need elsewhere, according to team president Randy Levine. Appearing Sunday morning on ESPN Radio’s “The Ian O’Connor Show,” Levine declined to comment on reports the Yankees rejected a Gardner-for-Brandon Phillips trade offer from Cincinnati but did say he fully […]

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How Many Current Mets Will Still Be Around For Amazins’ Next Championship?

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
How Many Current Mets Will Still Be Around For Amazins’ Next Championship?

This exercise was done in light of the questions concerning Flores’ and Lagares’ roster spots on who is the future for the Mets and who is just passing through. The headline may sound a bit optimistic, but we are looking identify the strengths and weaknesses on the roster. These opinions are my own and not […]

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Mark Mulder: Mets Could Catch Lightning In A Bottle

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mark Mulder: Mets Could Catch Lightning In A Bottle

Despite the addition of Bartolo Colon, the Mets reportedly continue to monitor the free-agent market to find another starting pitcher to meet their needs.  Unfortunately, with every passing day, the list of reliable options continues to dwindle. While the Mets have reported interest in Johan Santana, Freddy Garcia, and others out there, this begs the question; why […]

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Mets’ Trades Of The Past – Mazzilli Goes To Texas

An article by posted on December 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets’ Trades Of The Past – Mazzilli Goes To Texas

While Mets’ fans wait to see if Ike Davis or Daniel Murphy will be traded and what they might bring back, here’s a look at a trade that was unpopular with many fans at the time, but turned out to be a great move for the Mets in every way possible. During the dismal years […]

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MMO Flashback: Remembering “Hot” Rod Kanehl

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Remembering “Hot” Rod Kanehl

I want to thank Nick Diunte of The Examiner for reminding me of this piece that was first posted by Barry in 2007. Today is the anniversary of Rod Kanehl’s  passing. He was one of the first homegrown, fan favorites, the Mets had. Enjoy. * * * * * * * * With all the […]

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Trading with the Enemy

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Trading with the Enemy

Trading with the enemy is pretty rare – and when I mean the enemy, I’m referring to trading within the division – and the Yankees.  You don’t want to be on the bad end of a trade and be burned for years to come when trading with your chief rivals. So what trades have the […]

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Mets Make It Official: Bartolo Colon Agrees To Two-Year, $20 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official: Bartolo Colon Agrees To Two-Year, $20 Million Deal

It is now official. The Mets have agreed to sign Bartolo Colon to a two-year, $20 million dollar deal. Colon is coming off a solid season in which he went 18-6 with a 2.65 ERA and 1.16 WHIP n 30 starts spanning 190 innings for the Athletics. The 40-year old got his two year deal […]

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