Interviews

MMO Exclusive Interview: Former Mets Pitching Coach, Rick Peterson

An article by posted on 23/03/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Former Mets Pitching Coach, Rick Peterson

Rick Peterson has grown up knowing baseball his entire life. His dad, Harding William Peterson played professionally with the Pittsburgh Pirates in the mid to late ’50s, and later became their Co-General Manager from 1977-78, and General Manager from 1979-85. Rick was a left-handed pitcher, however, injuries derailed his professional career, managing only one season […]

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MMO Exclusive: Relief Prospect Paul Sewald Setting Himself Up For Success

An article by posted on 22/03/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Relief Prospect Paul Sewald Setting Himself Up For Success

He is doing what he always does, what has elevated his professional baseball game from one level to the next. Paul Sewald is throwing strikes. From his earlier times on the pitching mound Sewald has understood the value of throwing strikes. Like he has over his minor league career, this spring he is using his […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: MLB Network Broadcaster & Author, Brian Kenny

An article by posted on 07/03/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: MLB Network Broadcaster & Author, Brian Kenny

If you’ve ever turned on MLB Network, there’s a very good chance you would’ve seen a familiar face hosting one of the many extraordinary programs on the 24/7 baseball network. Watching Clubhouse Confidential, MLB Now, Top 10 Right Now, and MLB Tonight, viewers come across our generational sabermetric guru in Brian Kenny. Mr. Kenny joined […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Mets With Dan Szymborski of ZiPS Fame

An article by posted on 21/02/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Mets With Dan Szymborski of ZiPS Fame

Dan Szymborski was kind enough to answer a few questions for me about the recently released 2017 ZiPs Projections for the New York Mets, which you can view on FanGraphs. Joe D. – One of the first things that jumped out at me when I sifted through the recently released Mets projections was the very […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: 2016 First Rounder Justin Dunn

An article by posted on 18/02/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: 2016 First Rounder Justin Dunn

The New York Mets added yet another high upside pitcher to their system last year, drafting and signing Boston College right-hander Justin Dunn in the first round of the MLB Draft (19th overall). The Freeport native grew up just thirty minutes from Shea Stadium and Citi Field, attending many games as a youth. Dunn, 21, […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: First Base Prospect Peter Alonso

An article by posted on 09/02/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: First Base Prospect Peter Alonso

After selecting Justin Dunn and Anthony Kay in the first round of the 2016 MLB Draft, the New York Mets continued the trend of drafting college players with their second round selection (64th overall) of first baseman, Peter Alonso out of the University of Florida. The six-foot-three, right-handed, slugging first baseman is an intriguing force […]

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MMO Exclusive: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects, Season Outlook with Metsmerized Online

An article by posted on 06/02/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects, Season Outlook with Metsmerized Online

Hey MMO Community, it’s been awhile. We’ve reached early February, which means a few things. It means we’ve reached the point in the season where my excitement for Knicks Basketball turns into disgust and depression. On the bright side, it also means we’ve reached the point where I start getting geared up for some baseball. […]

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MMO Exclusive: Craig Breslow Says Mets Have Reached Out And They Appeal To Him

An article by posted on 02/02/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Craig Breslow Says Mets Have Reached Out And They Appeal To Him

Free agent left-handed reliever Craig Breslow held a showcase last month to give teams a look at his new arm angle which has been getting a lot of buzz. The New York Mets had two officials at the showcase as they continue to look for a lefty to add to their bullpen. From 2014 to […]

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MMO Exclusive: Meet Eastern League Batting Champ Phillip Evans

An article by posted on 14/01/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Meet Eastern League Batting Champ Phillip Evans

Phillip Evans won the batting title on the final day of the Eastern League season in 2016 with a 4 for 6 game that capped an incredible breakout year. The 24-year old had a career season in 2016 hitting .335/.374/.485 in 96 games for the Double-A Binghamton Mets. He also set career highs in doubles (30), home runs (8), […]

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

An article by posted on 10/01/2017 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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