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

An article by posted on 13/02/2012 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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Get To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Josh Edgin

An article by posted on 12/02/2012 0 Comments
Get To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Josh Edgin

With the news that LHP Josh Edgin has been moved to major league camp and has a chance to make the Opening Day roster, here’s an interview with Josh that we originally posted on February 2, 2012 I caught up to NY Mets minor league pitcher Josh Edgin the other day. Josh has been enjoying […]

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MMO Sunday Flashback: Could Ike Davis Be The Next Darryl Strawberry?

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MMO Sunday Flashback: Could Ike Davis Be The Next Darryl Strawberry?

Enjoy this MMO Sunday Flashback by Ed Leyro that was originally posted on April 20th, 2011. You can catch more from Ed on his site, Studious Metsimus.   It seems odd to compare Ike Davis to Darryl Strawberry.  After all, Darryl was the #1 pick in the 1980 amateur draft, took home the Rookie of […]

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MMO Fair Or Foul: Was F-Mart The LH Bat We Needed?

An article by posted on 11/02/2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair Or Foul: Was F-Mart The LH Bat We Needed?

Soon after the Nationals snatched up left-handed hitting outfielder Rick Ankiel, the Mets pulled the plug on their quest to land a left-handed bat for the team. Ankiel had been high on their list and some reports even circulated that Sandy Alderson may have offered the one-time pitching phenom a minor league deal. Anyway, that […]

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Where Have All The Shea Stadium Players Gone?

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Where Have All The Shea Stadium Players Gone?

Since late July, the Mets have parted ways with several players.  First, it was Carlos Beltran leaving his heart in New York to go to San Francisco.  Then Jose Reyes decided to take the money and run the basepaths in Miami.  Soon after, Angel Pagan flapped his wings to the Bay Area.  Even Nick Evans […]

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