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MMO Exclusive: Nelson Figueroa Weighs In On Bruce Situation, Starting Rotation, 2017 Mets

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Nelson Figueroa Weighs In On Bruce Situation, Starting Rotation, 2017 Mets

Former Mets pitcher and current SNY studio analyst Nelson Figueroa, was kind enough to answer a few questions for me on Monday. Brooklyn born and raised like myself, Figgy has an intimate and very passionate view of the game. Mets fans have come to love his crisp analysis after each Mets game and his strong […]

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So You Think You Know The Mets: 15 Game Winners

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
So You Think You Know The Mets: 15 Game Winners

Here’s your chance to see just how much you know about the New York Mets. Each week we’ll post a new quiz that puts your Mets knowledge to the test. Have fun trying to solve each week’s challenge in this fun new Metsmerized Online feature. Let’s start off with a simple challenge. Name every pitcher […]

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11 Best Mets Who Didn’t Play in the Postseason

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
11 Best Mets Who Didn’t Play in the Postseason

Think of any of the Mets’ all-time great players. Chances are you probably thought of someone like Tom Seaver, Darryl Strawberry, David Wright or maybe one of the team’s current young aces. All of these players– and pretty much anyone typically considered to be in the Mets’ pantheon of greats– played in the postseason. But […]

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MMO Mailbag: Is David Wright’s Contract The Worst In Mets History?

An article by posted on January 9, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Is David Wright’s Contract The Worst In Mets History?

Jose asks….  Is it safe to say that David Wright‘s contract will go down as the worst in franchise history? The Mets paid him $60 million over the last three years and still owe him $67 million over the next four years. Logan replies…. Hello, Jose. I don’t think his contract will go down as […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Joe Torre

An article by posted on January 8, 2017 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Joe Torre

It may come as a surprise to some younger Mets fans who think of Joe Torre only as the former New York Yankees manager who won four World Series with the Bombers from 1996 to 2000 – when he beat our beloved Mets. Joe Torre also served in the unique role as a player-manager for […]

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Arbitration Profile: Lucas Duda, 1B

An article by posted on January 7, 2017 0 Comments
Arbitration Profile: Lucas Duda, 1B

With the deadline for teams and arbitration eligible players to exchange salary figures fast approaching on January 13, I wanted to take a closer look at some of the key players among the nine Mets who have filed for the 2017 season. Arbitration eligible pitchers include Jacob deGrom, Josh Edgin, Jeurys Familia, Matt Harvey, Addison […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera Was Far Better Than You Think

An article by posted on January 7, 2017 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Was Far Better Than You Think

I really wasn’t planning on writing anything today, but a piece I read by ESPN’s Buster Olney really gnawed at me, and one of the benefits of being a blogger is that I can react whenever I feel like it and have something to say. So anyway, Olney has been rolling out this offseason feature, […]

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2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 3 Robert Gsellman, SP

An article by posted on January 3, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 3 Robert Gsellman, SP

#3 Robert Gsellman Ht: 6’4″ Wt: 200 Level: Binghamton/Las Vegas/Mets B/T: R/R Age: 7/18/1993 (23) Acquired: Selected in the 13th round of the 2011 draft from Westchester HS, CA Last Year: #10 2016 MILB Stats:  20 G, 4-9 W/L, 3.99 ERA, 20 GS, 115 IP, 113 H, 58 R, 51 ER, 31 BB, 88 K, 1.25 WHIP (between Triple-A Las Vegas and Double-A Binghamton) 2016 MLB Stats:  8 G, 4-2 W/L, 2.42 ERA, 7 GS, 44.2 IP, 42 […]

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Syndergaard Among The Game’s Top Pitchers, Is A Multi-Year Deal in the Works?

An article by posted on January 3, 2017 0 Comments
Syndergaard Among The Game’s Top Pitchers, Is A Multi-Year Deal in the Works?

ESPN.com’s Buster Olney ranked the Top 10 MLB Starting Pitchers in his latest ESPN Insider article this morning, and you know damn well I immediately checked to see if our own Noah Syndergaard was on his list. He was. Syndergaard was ranked at the No. 6 spot behind Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer, Madison Bumgarner, Chris […]

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New Year’s Resolutions For The 2017 Mets

An article by posted on January 2, 2017 0 Comments
New Year’s Resolutions For The 2017 Mets

As we enter the new year, we all determine our New Years resolutions: What will we do to better ourselves in 2017? As I’ve torn my ACL twice in the last three years, my own resolution is to get through my senior season with all my ligaments intact. Avoiding injury is a resolution shared by […]

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