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2017 Mets ZiPS Projections: Breakdown and Thoughts

An article by posted on February 1, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Mets ZiPS Projections: Breakdown and Thoughts

After laboring through weeks of desperate anticipation and enduring the torture of watching 27 other fan bases gleefully click onto their annual geeky and nerdy delights, it was finally our turn to open up the treasure trove that is the 2017 Mets ZiPS Projections. I couldn’t hardly wait to dig through it and sift through […]

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Lugo Ready To Do Whatever Mets Need

An article by posted on February 1, 2017 0 Comments
Lugo Ready To Do Whatever Mets Need

Seth Lugo came out of nowhere and produced for the Mets last season. Matt Harvey went down, Steven Matz was banged up, Jacob deGrom wasn’t perfectly healthy, and Zack Wheeler never made his much anticipated return. With spots open in the rotation, enter #67 Seth Lugo. Lugo was not one of the Mets top pitching […]

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Why Michael Conforto Needs to Start 2017 in Triple-A

An article by posted on January 31, 2017 0 Comments
Why Michael Conforto Needs to Start 2017 in Triple-A

It was hard to imagine a headline like this one year ago at this time. Michael Conforto had just come off of a 2015 season where he batted .270/.335/.506 in 56 games with an OPS+ of 130. He also became just the second player in Mets history to homer twice in one World Series game, and the […]

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Could Curtis Granderson Be A Fit For The Giants?

An article by posted on January 30, 2017 0 Comments
Could Curtis Granderson Be A Fit For The Giants?

The Mets have a logjam in their outfield at this point in the offseason. With Spring Training very quickly approaching, it could be wise for Sandy Alderson and company to pull off a late trade to open up a spot in the outfield for developing youngster Michael Conforto. All the trade talk around the Mets […]

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Ignore The Noise, The Mets Are Going To Be Just Fine

An article by posted on January 29, 2017 0 Comments
Ignore The Noise, The Mets Are Going To Be Just Fine

Good Morning to all of you. As I sit here enjoying a fresh brewed cup of coffee I can’t believe that in 14 days and most likely less than that, pitchers and catchers will start reporting to Mets camp at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie and a new season will suddenly be upon us. […]

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Opinion: Stay Bruce? Fine By Me

An article by posted on January 27, 2017 0 Comments
Opinion: Stay Bruce? Fine By Me

According to the New York Post the Mets have informed Jay Bruce they plan to start the season with him as their everyday right fielder. And thus concludes BruceGate 2017 (Maybe? Is it really over?). The prospect of Bruce being with the Mets on Opening Day doesn’t really bother me. Why? Generally, I refuse to […]

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Best and Worst Trades By Every Mets GM

An article by posted on January 24, 2017 0 Comments
Best and Worst Trades By Every Mets GM

The Mets are a team with a penchant for bad trades. Anyone who’s been a Mets fan for more than a couple of years would probably finish that sentence with a handful of notorious trade fans consider to be the worst. You know which ones I’m talking about. But while the players involved in these trades […]

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So You Think You Know The Mets: Double Trouble

An article by posted on January 24, 2017 0 Comments
So You Think You Know The Mets: Double Trouble

This week we are raising the stakes. Can you name the Top 15 Mets who are among the All Time Doubles Leaders? You have only 3 minutes to try and name as many as you can – and by name we mean first and last name. Think you have what it takes to earn a […]

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MMO Mailbag: How Many Games Will Mets Win In 2017?

An article by posted on January 23, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: How Many Games Will Mets Win In 2017?

Adam asks…. How many games will the Mets win next season? We haven’t made any improvements to last year’s roster and the bullpen might even be worse off. Are we just going to fight five teams for a wild card spot again?  Joe D. replies… Almost every projection system and even most of the Las […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1962 Topps Hobie Landrith

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1962 Topps Hobie Landrith

Before Travis d’Arnaud, before Mike Piazza, before Gary Carter, John Stearns or Jerry Grote, there was Hobie Landrith, pictured above on card number 279 of the 1962 Topps set. The expansion draft for baseball’s two newest franchises, the New York Mets and the Houston Colt .45s, was held the day after the 1961 World Series […]

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