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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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Why Did Front Office Give Up On F-Mart?

An article by posted on January 24, 2012 0 Comments
Why Did Front Office Give Up On F-Mart?

Anthony DiComo of Mets.com tackled a question on the recently waived Fernando Martinez in his mailbag feature today. Why waste a roster spot for Scott Hairston and let go of Fernando Martinez? Give F-Mart all those at-bats and actually see what he has to offer the team. He still is very young. – Lou G., […]

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The Mets Current Market for Outfielders

An article by posted on January 24, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets Current Market for Outfielders

According to MLB Trade Rumors’s free agent tracker there are currently fifteen outfielders still available on the free agent market for the Mets to potentially bring in. If we are to go by the tweet below by Adam Rubin, and Cody Ross is off the market then that number immediately drops to fourteen and we […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Ruben Tejada Replaces A Mets Icon

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Ruben Tejada Replaces A Mets Icon

This morning’s edition of Fair or Foul features an excerpt from the Chicago Tribune’s Phil Rogers who writes an ominous portrayal of the 2012 Mets after slotting them at number 25 in his MLB Power Rankings. Nothing will matter more at this point than the question of whether the 22-year-old Tejada is capable of replacing the ultra-popular Jose […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Minor League Outfielder Sean Ratliff

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Minor League Outfielder Sean Ratliff

I caught up with NY Mets minor league outfield prospect, Sean Ratliff the other day, and he was nice enough to answer some questions for our readers at MMO. Sean had his entire 2011 season wiped out before it even began, when while standing in the on-deck circle towards the end of spring training, a […]

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Can Sandy Alderson Avoid The Year “2″ Blues?

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
Can Sandy Alderson Avoid The Year “2″ Blues?

As the dawn of the new millenium arrived, while people were talking about whether Y2K was going to give them the blues, the Mets were one of the best teams in the National League.  They were in the middle of their only back-to-back playoff appearances in franchise history and things appeared to be on the […]

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