Interviews

Warthen: deGrom Must Use All Of His Pitches Tonight vs. Phillies

An article by posted on August 29, 2014 0 Comments
Warthen: deGrom Must Use All Of His Pitches Tonight vs. Phillies

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen said Jacob deGrom‘s stuff was not the issue in Saturday’s 7-4 loss to the Dodgers in Los Angeles, but rather the overuse of his fastball. “I’m very happy about the way he threw the baseball in LA,” Warthen said. “I wasn’t happy about his pitch selection.” deGrom surrendered five runs […]

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MMO Exclusive: Dilson Herrera Goes From Big Dreams To Big Leagues

An article by posted on August 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Dilson Herrera Goes From Big Dreams To Big Leagues

Wow, what a dramatic change of events for the Mets on Thursday night, first Daniel Murphy goes on the DL and then the Mets catch everyone off guard and call up top prospect Dilson Herrera. When I first heard the news, I was shocked and not because Herrera does not deserve the opportunity, oh he definitely does, but […]

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MMO Exclusive: Dillon Gee Discusses Pitching, Outfield Defense, Having A Solid Bullpen

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Dillon Gee Discusses Pitching, Outfield Defense, Having A Solid Bullpen

A couple weeks ago, I reached out to Mets pitcher Dillon Gee for an interview, and Dillon was kind enough to let me do an online Q&A with him. Gee had the 7th-lowest ERA in baseball from the end of May 2013 to the time at which he was placed on the DL in May 2014. […]

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Video: Gil Hodges Once Again Up For Hall of Fame Election

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Video: Gil Hodges Once Again Up For Hall of Fame Election

I’m sure it’s been something that has been debated quite often on this site as to whether Gil Hodges should be enshrined along with his legendary Brooklyn Dodgers’ teammates in Cooperstown. Well, Gil will be up for election again this December at the Winter Meetings. To increase awareness of Gil’s cause, here is a television […]

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MMO Exclusive: Pitching Prospect Rob Whalen Is Coming On Strong

An article by posted on August 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Pitching Prospect Rob Whalen Is Coming On Strong

Strap yourselves in and enjoy an interview with pitching prospect Rob Whalen, fresh off of his stellar performance on Wednesday night, tossing 5.1 shutout innings to collect his seventh win of the season and improve his record to a perfect 7-0 for the Savannah Sand Gnats. The 20-year old righthander has not allowed an earned run […]

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Conforto Discusses Approach; Not A Candidate For Arizona Fall League

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
Conforto Discusses Approach; Not A Candidate For Arizona Fall League

Update: According to Adam Rubin Michael Conforto is not a consideration for the Arizona Fall League. The Mets will not announce their contingent until late this month, but Brandon Nimmo and Gavin Cecchini are candidates. * * * * * * * * The Brooklyn Cyclones burst out of the gate this summer season to the tune of an 11-4 […]

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MMO Interview: After Eventful Year, Murphy “Humbled” To Get All-Star Nod

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Interview: After Eventful Year, Murphy “Humbled” To Get All-Star Nod

Daniel Murphy has had a season of firsts in 2014. Murphy celebrated the birth of his first child on Opening Day, resulting in an unjust ribbing from local radio personalities for missing time on paternal leave—also a first. Murphy also made his first trip to the White House last month, speaking at the Working Dads […]

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Niese Says Shoulder Only Fatigued, Expects To Make July 21 Start

An article by posted on July 12, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Says Shoulder Only Fatigued, Expects To Make July 21 Start

Jon Niese downplayed the severity of his shoulder strain Saturday, telling MMO he will start the fourth game out of the All-Star break in Seattle on July 21. Niese, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 5 last week, said his shoulder is fatigued, not necessarily injured.  “It really is not an injury, it’s […]

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Mets Minute: Jenrry Mejia and Juan Lagares

An article by posted on July 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minute: Jenrry Mejia and Juan Lagares

Yesterday, I was able to catch up with Jenrry Mejia and Juan Lagares before the game at Citi Field.  I asked them a variety of questions, ranging from what their favorite moments of the season were so far to where is the best place to eat in Citi Field. Both guys are very confident and […]

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July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

Thousands of baseball books have been published. Millions of baseball stories have been told, every one of them starts with the same basic understanding: two teams, nine innings, balls, strikes, runs, hits and errors. Along the way there are various twists and turns ending in perfect games, no hitters, walk off home runs and everything […]

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