Interviews

MMO Exclusive: Mets Prospect Akeel Morris Reflects On Breakthrough Season

An article by posted on November 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Mets Prospect Akeel Morris Reflects On Breakthrough Season

The beginning of last week I had just finished reading an email from Mets pitching prospect Akeel Morris. He had kindly consented to doing an interview with me for MMO. I then went into the MMO Interview Archives, and way back on page 16 or 17, I found the first interview I did with Akeel […]

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MMO Exclusive: I Guess Sandy Wasn’t Kidding After All

An article by posted on November 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: I Guess Sandy Wasn’t Kidding After All

One of our readers named Matt, reached out to me last week and wrote: I’ve been following MMO for the last two years or so, although I’ve only commented maybe once or twice. Thank you for the great content and dedication. Anyway, the reason I am writing is because I am taking a Literature of […]

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Alderson Met With His Staff and Scouts, Now Ready To Tackle Offseason Goals

An article by posted on November 3, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Met With His Staff and Scouts, Now Ready To Tackle Offseason Goals

Sandy Alderson was kind enough to agree to an interview with MMO senior writer John Bernhardt on his weekly radio show called Tip-Off. Sandy’s interview had a number of fascinating insights and revelations, many of which we’ve already posted on MMO. As we head into Sandy’s fifth offseason as Mets GM, he was asked to […]

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Sandy Alderson Sees A Lot Of Reasons For Optimism

An article by posted on November 3, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Sees A Lot Of Reasons For Optimism

Sandy Alderson was a special guest of MMO’s John Bernhardt Tip-Off Show on Friday. He had some interesting things to say about a variety of topics regarding the Mets and their minor league system. Rather than post the entire interview in it’s entirety, I wanted to break it up into several parts so that each […]

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Alderson Expects Middle Infield To Remain In Flux

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Expects Middle Infield To Remain In Flux

Sandy Alderson told MMO’s John Bernhardt this morning that he expects his middle-infield situation to be in flux over the next couple of years while discussing potential playing opportunity for Dilson Herrera. With second baseman Daniel Murphy expected to earn roughly $8 million next season in arbitration, it sure sounded like an extension is not […]

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Sandy Alderson On Mets Prospects: Matz, Conforto, Plawecki, Nimmo

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson On Mets Prospects: Matz, Conforto, Plawecki, Nimmo

MMO’s John Bernhardt had Sandy Alderson on as his guest during today’s Tip-Off show on WIOX Radio. Here is what he had to say about several of the Mets prospects. Steven Matz, LHP “He had a very good season in 2013, and exceeded that in 2014, both at St. Lucie and at Binghamton. His numbers […]

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Wright ‘Excited’ To See What Herrera Can Do

An article by posted on August 31, 2014 0 Comments
Wright ‘Excited’ To See What Herrera Can Do

Citi Field is quiet; there is not a soul in the stands, say for an usher catching some shut-eye before the gates open up. Nearly four hours prior to first-pitch Friday, a handful of personnel remain on the field, finishing their first round of batting practice. Among those taking there cuts, wearing a grey “Mets […]

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DeGrom Remains In Rookie of the Year Hunt

An article by posted on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
DeGrom Remains In Rookie of the Year Hunt

Jacob deGrom tossed seven strong innings against the Phillies on Friday, scattering four hits, allowing one unearned run and striking out five. The young right-hander didn’t allow a hit until the fifth inning and was at his best during any hint of trouble when he’d reach back and pitch with some extra zip on his […]

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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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