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Collins Has Mets Playing Baseball Like It Oughta Be

An article by posted on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Has Mets Playing Baseball Like It Oughta Be

This is Terry Time. This is Terry’s Team. As long as it keeps winning. In a column for the New York Post, writer Kevin Kernan credits Terry Collins for the Mets’ hot start and that now armed with a team with horses to win, the real Terry Collins has emerged. “This year, you are seeing […]

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Granderson Trades Power for Patience

An article by posted on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Trades Power for Patience

It was the eighth inning of a tie game, Juan Jaime was on the mound for Atlanta, and Curtis Granderson drew a lead-off walk. He would then steal second, reach third on a bunt, before scoring the eventual winning run on a sacrifice fly hit by Daniel Murphy. Without recording a hit, Granderson had done […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Dad, Why Do You Care So Much About The Mets?

An article by posted on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Dad, Why Do You Care So Much About The Mets?

An MMO Fan Shot by Jim Firman I am a happily married father of four kids and one grandchild. I love my family, my job and my life. I know baseball is just a game and there are many, many more important things in life. Yet, for some (mostly inexplicable) reasons, it really matters to […]

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You Bet Your Ass I Believe In This Mets Team…

An article by posted on April 16, 2015 0 Comments
You Bet Your Ass I Believe In This Mets Team…

I don’t know about you, but so far I am having a blast watching and rooting for the Mets this season. Who would have thought the Mets would be 6-3 after nine games including taking two of three from the Washington Nationals? The Mets are halfway through April and after completing a sweep of the […]

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Duda Erasing All Doubts That He’s The Real Deal

An article by posted on April 16, 2015 0 Comments
Duda Erasing All Doubts That He’s The Real Deal

On Wednesday night, first baseman Lucas Duda continued his hot start to the season with a home run (his first of the year), a double and two RBIs, as the Mets defeated the Phillies 6-1 to complete a three game sweep. Duda wrapped up a big series that saw him go 5-for-14 with five RBI, […]

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MMO Mailbag: Who Gets Replaced When Black and Parnell Return?

An article by posted on April 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Who Gets Replaced When Black and Parnell Return?

Adam asks… During the Mets broadcast on Wednesday night, Gary Cohen reported that Vic Black and Bobby Parnell started pitching in rehab games and are getting close to rejoining the Mets bullpen. Which two pitchers will need to go to make room for them? Keep up the great work! Brian replies… Erik Goeddel will probably […]

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Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 12 Comments
Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

Jon Matlack’s career record of 125-126 may be as mediocre as you can get, but Matlack was a much, much better than average major league pitcher. In fact, he was one of the very finest lefthanded pitchers ever developed by the Mets’ organization. His other career marks – a 3.18 lifetime ERA (better than Steve […]

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MMO Players of the Week: One Week Down, 26 To Go

An article by posted on April 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: One Week Down, 26 To Go

I’m… not quite sure what to make of this yet. Six games have been played and the Mets stand even at 3-3. As the way it seems to be happening in the NL East, good teams are playing poorly and bad teams are playing unexpectedly average. The World Series shoe-in Nationals, who are 2-4, almost […]

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MMO Hall of Fame: Left Fielder Cleon Jones Was Always At Center Of Things

An article by posted on April 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Hall of Fame: Left Fielder Cleon Jones Was Always At Center Of Things

When he removed his Mets uniform for the final time he was our all-time leader in hits, runs, RBI’s, doubles and 2nd in batting average. There was no fanfare, no celebration of his achievements, no day honoring his accomplishments after a decade of playing in New York.  Instead, he lumbered away, head down, disgraced, a […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Put Nationals On Alert

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Put Nationals On Alert

It’s the 2015 season, baseball is back in Queens and the Mets are looking to revive a city enriched in National League baseball history.  Let’s dive into this seasons first edition 3 and 3.  As always, you’re feedback is a necessity, there was well over 10 hours of Amazin’ baseball to watch this week, I’m […]

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