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Random Thoughts On Mets Offseason and Spring Training

An article by posted on February 15, 2011 0 Comments
Random Thoughts On Mets Offseason and Spring Training

It’s hard to believe that Spring training is finally here when I look out the window and still see piles of snow everywhere, but sure enough, today is the day. I wasn’t very thrilled with our offseason, in fact I thought it was a lot like a stroll through the aisles of Dollar Tree; picking up a […]

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Collins Lays Down The Law With Perez

An article by posted on February 15, 2011 0 Comments
Collins Lays Down The Law With Perez

One thing we’re starting to see with Terry Collins since he’s joined the Mets is that he is very consistent. I like that, it’s an admirable quality.  Yesterday, Collins followed through with his gameplan for pitcher Oliver Perez and told him exactly how things were going to work “I said: ‘Here’s my feelings: Maybe you need […]

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T’was The Night Before Spring Training

An article by posted on February 14, 2011 0 Comments

T’was the night before Spring Training and all through the league, Critics were jeering at Freddy’s financial fatigue. But the Mets plan some baseball to see, For an interesting week in Port St. Lucie. Jose Reyes enters his contract year, Looking for the spark once gave pitchers fear. 7-Train can’t wait to hit the track, […]

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Will Reese Havens Ultimately Seize 2B Job This Season?

An article by posted on February 14, 2011 0 Comments
Will Reese Havens Ultimately Seize 2B Job This Season?

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported that Mets second base prospect Reese Havens at Mets camp today and revealed he underwent surgery eight weeks ago. The procedure shaved an inch off a rib that was rubbing against another rib on his left side and also irritating the oblique. It was performed at Dr. James Andrews’ […]

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Terry Collins On Wright: Carrying The Team, Strikeouts, Stress

An article by posted on February 14, 2011 0 Comments
Terry Collins On Wright: Carrying The Team, Strikeouts, Stress

Last month at Citi Field, MMO was on hand as the Mets invited local school children who got to meet Terry Collins, Jose Reyes, Mike Pelfrey, Josh Thole, Dillon Gee and Bobby Parnell, as part of the Citi Field Kids program. Afterward, Collins answered questions for bloggers and reporters alike and had the following to say about David Wright: […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview – Hide Your Chicken Nachos

An article by posted on February 14, 2011 0 Comments

It’s safe to say this past offseason has been quite the rollercoaster ride for the New York Mets and its fans. Some of the high points were when the team seemed to finally get its collective act together by bidding farewell to the Omar Minaya administration. It led to a transition of power when the […]

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For Phillies & Yankees, It’s World Series Or Bust

An article by posted on February 14, 2011 0 Comments

Kevin Kernan of the NY Post had a sobering article for Mets fans today as he relays comments from Phillies closer Brad Lidge. When closer Brad Lidge was asked by The Post yesterday about the Phillies’ aspirations now that Lee is No. 2 in their Phantastic Phour rotation, he said it’s win the World Series […]

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Can Niese Be A 15 Game Winner For The Mets This Season?

An article by posted on February 13, 2011 0 Comments

Dan Martin of the NY Post, had a nice column the other day in which he included comments from an interview with Mets starting pitcher Jon Niese. Niese made the decision to come to Spring Training early because he wanted to get a jump on the season and prepare his body for the rigors of an […]

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Could a New Investor Translate Into a Mets Run at Pujols?

An article by posted on February 13, 2011 0 Comments

With the Pujols and the Cardinals miles apart and their set deadline fast approaching, it appears the 3-time MVP will hit the free-agent market following the completion of the 2011 season. With many teams interested in arguably the best player in baseball, the market will likely become an all out frenzy to acquire Pujols. One of these […]

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Will Chris Capuano Win A Spot In The Rotation?

An article by posted on February 13, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday in my Key Players post, I included Chris Capuano as one of the players to watch this Spring because its going to be interesting to see whether or not he will win a spot on the rotation or be part of the bullpen.  I asked MetsBlog’s Michael Baron this particular, but yet intriguing question about Chris Capuano […]

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