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Featured Post: Mets Prospects Who Have Something to Prove

An article by posted on December 27, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Prospects Who Have Something to Prove

Since Sandy Alderson took over in 2010, his main focus has been rebuilding a depleted farm system.  He has done a pretty good job of it by drafting very young players with impressive, raw tools that need polish in Gavin Cecchini, Brandon Nimmo, and Dominic Smith, and adding some more promising names via trade in Zack […]

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Drew Is Not One Step Closer To Being A Met

An article by posted on December 27, 2013 20 Comments
Drew Is Not One Step Closer To Being A Met

Sometimes I still don’t get how some Met fans will ignore one hundred years of baseball history to hang onto a faint hope that something positive will fall the Mets way. That is if you want to call signing a declining skills, injury-prone player like Stephen Drew something positive. I don’t. Bu lets examine this […]

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The Yankees Can Have Tanaka

An article by posted on December 27, 2013 20 Comments
The Yankees Can Have Tanaka

As intriguing the idea of getting in on the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes may be, I’m not going to hold my breath in anticipation of the Mets making a serious bid, or even an attempt. But I’m okay with that. I’m also perfectly fine with him going to the Yankees. The dreaded Yankees? Oh, the humanity!!! […]

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Paul Blair, The Met Who Got Away

An article by posted on December 26, 2013 0 Comments
Paul Blair, The Met Who Got Away

Former Orioles center fielder Paul Blair died tonight at the age of 69. Blair played 13 seasons with the Orioles and four with the Yankees, winning two World Series titles with each team. Blair won eight Gold Gloves and was widely considered one of best defensive center fielders of all time. MMO sends their condolences to the Blair family. Here is […]

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The Longest of Long Shots, Brandon Villafuerte

An article by posted on December 26, 2013 0 Comments
The Longest of Long Shots, Brandon Villafuerte

Brandon Villafuerte was the longest of long shots to make it to the Major Leagues. He has the distinction of being the deepest round draft pick of the New York Mets to make it to the Show. The RHP was selected in the 66th round with the 1,564th pick in the 1994 draft. It wasn’t […]

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What Can We Make Of Juan Centeno?

An article by posted on December 26, 2013 0 Comments
What Can We Make Of Juan Centeno?

This paragraph in a Fangraphs.com article about the bias of Top 100 lists, started me thinking: “It’s interesting that Yadier Molina never made a top 100 list when you consider he was a semi-high pick with two brothers in the big leagues and never hit below .275 in a full-season minor league. The thing that […]

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A Winter’s Tale: The Keith Hernandez Trade and Me

An article by posted on December 25, 2013 0 Comments
A Winter’s Tale: The Keith Hernandez Trade and Me

Here’s a wonderful post from December 25, 2009, when Stephen Hanks warmed us with a fascinating story from his good old days. Back then, Stephen was the force behind New York Sports Magazine and helped set the stage for one of the greatest trades in Mets history. Enjoy! Merry Christmas to all of you Met […]

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Merry Christmas From Metsmerized!

An article by posted on December 25, 2013 0 Comments
Merry Christmas From Metsmerized!

I wish you all the joy, hope and happiness of this Holiday Season! On behalf of everyone at MMO, we wish you a Happy New Year! Thank you for making MMO the No. 1 Mets Fansite on the web. Thanks also to the most diversified and talented staff of Mets writers ever assembled in one […]

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A Christmas Carol: The Sandy I Met

An article by posted on December 24, 2013 0 Comments
A Christmas Carol: The Sandy I Met

Pen went to paper way back in 1843. Even so, the classic holiday novella, “The Christmas Carol” resonates with readers today as one of Charles Dickens’ most important literary contributions. No other character in the beloved novella captures the fascination of readers and viewers like Ebenezer Scrooge. Many times, my mind shifts to Ebenezer Scrooge […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Xorge Carrillo, C

An article by posted on December 24, 2013 12 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Xorge Carrillo, C

Former Binghamton Mets catcher Xorge Carrillo has turned up the heat in winter ball, batting .350/.373/.550 with two home runs and 11 RBI in his last ten games. With this recent flurry, Carrillo has improved his Mexican League average to .291 with a .355 on-base, three home runs and 25 RBI in 165 at-bats. Xorge Carrillo, C DOB: […]

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