Interviews

MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Talks Big League Baseball With Metsmerized!

An article by posted on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Talks Big League Baseball With Metsmerized!

As top prospect Michael Conforto gets set to make his MLB debut tonight when the New York Mets take on the Los Angeles Dodgers, I wanted to share the interview I conducted with him three weeks ago, for those who may have missed it. There’s some great information and insights from this exciting young slugger […]

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MMO Exclusive: Lynn Worthy on Conforto, Fulmer, Cecchini, Cessa, More…

An article by posted on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Lynn Worthy on Conforto, Fulmer, Cecchini, Cessa, More…

(Photo by Michael Baron, Just Mets) I’m pleased to welcome B-Mets beat reporter Lynn Worthy to the MMO community. Lynn, who does a terrific job covering the Binghamton Mets for the Press & Sun Bulletin, was kind enough to answer a few questions for me. Enjoy… MMO: You could probably predict what my first question is […]

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MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Focused On Improving His Game, Not On His MLB Debut

An article by posted on June 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Focused On Improving His Game, Not On His MLB Debut

The Mets drafted Michael Conforto because of his prowess as a hitter and he has yet to disappoint since making his pro debut for the Brooklyn Cyclones last season and starting off his career with a 10-game hitting streak. He would finish his first year in pro ball hitting .331/.403/.448 with ten doubles, three homeruns, […]

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Getting To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Akeel Morris

An article by posted on June 14, 2015 0 Comments
Getting To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Akeel Morris

Here’s an interview we did with recently promoted pitching prospect Akeel Morris. This was conducted this past Winter right after the Mets decided to protect him from the Rule 5 Draft. As you’ll see, the St. Thomas, Virgin Islands  native spoke extensively about his success and what drives him. Enjoy… * * * * * * […]

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Doc Gooden On Mets Rotation: “With That Staff, Anything Can Happen”

An article by posted on June 9, 2015 0 Comments
Doc Gooden On Mets Rotation: “With That Staff, Anything Can Happen”

Although this year’s MLB Draft was relatively quiet for the New York Mets without their first-round pick, Flushing was well-represented at the draft with Doc Gooden in attendance. Speaking at the draft in Secaucus, N.J. Monday night, Gooden said he was honored to have been asked to attend by the Mets. “It’s a great feeling […]

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MMO Exclusive: Interview with Matt Hall From Guerrero Academy

An article by posted on April 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Interview with Matt Hall From Guerrero Academy

The Guerrero Academy has been stealing all the international signing headlines mainly because of the uber-talented Vladimir Guerrero Jr. who has rumored to signed with the Blue Jays for $4.4MM. Kiley McDaniel reported two days ago that the Mets have a deal in place with SS Gregory Guerrero for $1.8MM, making all Mets fans wonder […]

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MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

On Wednesday evening, I had the pleasure of sitting down with minor league reporter and analyst Jake Seiner of MilB.com. Seiner covers the entire minor leagues very closely, but  agreed to keep our discussion limited to the Mets and we mainly discussed the teams top prospects as featured on the MMO Top 25 for the […]

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Where Are They Now: Catching Up With John Maine

An article by posted on April 5, 2015 0 Comments
Where Are They Now: Catching Up With John Maine

Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is to […]

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MMO Exclusive: Hardball With Baseball Maverick Author Steve Kettmann

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Hardball With Baseball Maverick Author Steve Kettmann

Here is an MMO exclusive interview with Steve Kettmann, author of the new Sandy Alderson bio, Baseball Maverick.  We thank Steve for his graciousness and generosity in answering our questions. He is by all accounts a very busy man but still managed to make time for us. I tried to pick and choose questions on […]

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Featured Post: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

On Thursday morning, I had the chance to conduct an interview over the phone with ESPN senior baseball analyst Keith Law, who is also the lead baseball analyst for ESPN’s Scouts.Inc and the former assistant to the GM of the Toronto Blue Jays. Keith, who ranked the Mets as having the fourth best farm system […]

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