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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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MLB’s Top 10 Second Base Prospects Features Reese Havens

An article by posted on January 22, 2012 0 Comments
MLB’s Top 10 Second Base Prospects Features Reese Havens

MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo is continues to roll out his Top 10 prospects at each position as he moves onto second basemen. 1. Cory Spangenberg, Padres: Spangenberg became a great example of the benefits of signing early — getting out and racking up 330 plate appearances while many of his fellow 2011 first-rounders were sitting around and waiting […]

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Will You Boo or Cheer Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on January 22, 2012 0 Comments

The Daily News was at the New York BBWAA dinner last night and posted the following about Jose Reyes who was the winner of the “Good Guy Award”. He is no longer a Met, but Jose Reyes was still a Mets fan favorite at the Baseball Writers of America New York chapter awards dinner Saturday night. Making […]

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Tom Seaver On Pitch Counts and Gil Hodges’ HOF Chances

An article by posted on January 22, 2012 0 Comments
Tom Seaver On Pitch Counts and Gil Hodges’ HOF Chances

Q. Ryan has campaigned against pitch counts. Do you agree? A. There’s nothing wrong with pitch counts. But there’s an addendum to that. I presume Nolan thinks the same way. But it isn’t a blanket pitch count. People say, “I bet the pitch count drives you nuts.” Heck no. I had a pitch count. My […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Bay For Burnett?

An article by posted on January 21, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Bay For Burnett?

Lets take a look at what Joe Janish has to say about the heavily rumored Jason Bay for A.J. Burnett swap. Financially speaking, the deal is more or less a wash. Burnett is owed $33M through the end of 2013, while Bay is guaranteed $35M ($16M for ’12 and ’13 plus a $3M buyout for […]

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