Interviews

Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Prospect Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on July 5, 2012 0 Comments
Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Prospect Brandon Nimmo

I asked Brandon Nimmo if he had a few minutes to spare at some point before the game against the Hudson Valley Renegades on Sunday. He said, “when?” I said, “you tell me, anytime your available.” He turned around and caught the eye of his hitting coach Bobby Malek who simply nodded, and Nimmo turned […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Scott Hairston On Playing With His Brother In The Show

An article by posted on June 30, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Scott Hairston On Playing With His Brother In The Show

Most brothers grow up doing almost everything together. They go to school together, hang out in the same circle of friends, and often play the same sports with one another. Be it baseball, football or whatever sport under the sun, said brothers will usually go from little league, to high school, to maybe even collegiate ball playing […]

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Talking Mets Minors With Mets Prospect Hub

An article by posted on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
Talking Mets Minors With Mets Prospect Hub

A couple of weeks ago I had a chance to send out a few general questions to our old pal Tejesh of Mets Prospect Hub. Tej was kind enough to take some time to share his thoughts about the Mets with regard to the First Year Player Draft and some other minor league things I […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Outfield Prospect Joe Tuschak

An article by posted on June 19, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Outfield Prospect Joe Tuschak

In the 2011 MLB Draft, the Mets used their sixth round selection on a high school outfielder from Pennsylvania named Joe Tuschak. Tuschak is a speedy left-handed hitter with some pop, and a talented defender. With the Rookie League season starting up today, I wanted to get this interview posted since I actually spoke to […]

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Prospect Pulse: Quick Q&A With St. Lucie Infielder Danny Muno

An article by posted on May 14, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Quick Q&A With St. Lucie Infielder Danny Muno

I caught up with St. Lucie Mets infielder Danny Muno during St. Lucie’s off-day on Sunday. The St. Lucie Mets lead the Florida State League’s Southern Division by 9.0 games right now with a 28-8 record. We only had a few minutes for a quick couple of questions, but I thought you might find it […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Matt Budgell

An article by posted on May 11, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Matt Budgell

The phone rang, and it was Mets RHP Matt Budgell who was relaxing with some of the other players in their hotel room at Port St. Lucie after completing their Tuesday workouts at extended spring training. Matt was the Mets 10th round pick in last years MLB draft, and was nice enough to spend a little […]

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Mike Nickeas On His Journey Thus Far

An article by posted on May 9, 2012 0 Comments
Mike Nickeas On His Journey Thus Far

With Josh Thole going on the new 7-day DL with a concussion, Mike Nickeas will get a chance to show what he’s got as an everyday backstop over the next week. This is a wide open opportunity for Nickeas, who has never been known for much more than an above-average arm and a good clubhouse guy. After […]

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MMO Exclusive: Wally Backman – Part Deux

An article by posted on April 30, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Wally Backman – Part Deux

(click any photo to embiggen) Last week I published the first half of the MMO Exclusive interview I conducted with Buffalo Bisons manager Wally Backman. Wally was kind enough to sit down and answer some questions about his current team. He was very candid about which of his AAA players he feels, are working themselves […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets First-Base Prospect Cole Frenzel

An article by posted on March 8, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets First-Base Prospect Cole Frenzel

I had the pleasure of speaking by phone yesterday with New York Mets, 2011 7th round draft choice, minor league first-baseman Cole Frenzel. I was able to throw a great many questions Cole’s way, and he fielded them all sure-handedly, without so much as a bobble. Cole told me he had left the chilly clime of […]

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The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip: A Fan’s Guide To Major League Stadiums

An article by posted on March 6, 2012 0 Comments
The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip: A Fan’s Guide To Major League Stadiums

The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip A Fan’s Guide to Major League Stadiums (2nd Ed.) I received an email about a week ago from Josh Pahigian, co-author of The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip: A Fan’s Guide to Major League Stadiums. He wrote to tell me that his great selling book has been updated to include Citi Field […]

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