Interviews

MMO Exclusive Interview: NY Mets Pitching Prospect – Brant Rustich, RHP

An article by posted on November 29, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: NY Mets Pitching Prospect – Brant Rustich, RHP

When the Mets drafted RHP Brant Rustich in the second round of the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft, many thought with his size, strength, stuff, and advanced skills, that he would move quickly through the minor leagues and be ready to help out in the big league bullpen sooner rather than later. Many Mets fans began to […]

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1969 Mets Discuss Gil Hodges’ Hall Of Fame Chances

An article by posted on November 24, 2011 0 Comments
1969 Mets Discuss Gil Hodges’ Hall Of Fame Chances

As we all know, Gil Hodges will be on the Veterans’ Committee Hall of Fame ballot for 2012. So expect to hear plenty of discussion over the next few months about whether or not he should be enshrined. I personally was not around when Gil played or managed, but I consider myself lucky to have […]

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MMO Interview With Baseball Digest’s Mark Healey

An article by posted on November 23, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday, Mark Healey was kind enough to answer a few questions for me on the state of the New York Mets. For those of you who don’t know, Mark is the Online Editor for Baseball Digest and also hosts, BD Fantasy Baseball on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio. Among his many other projects, Mark is the Co-publisher and […]

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An Interview With MetsBlog’s Matt Cerrone

An article by posted on November 22, 2011 0 Comments

Recently, Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog was kind enough to answer a few questions for me via email, in which he shares his thoughts on some of the issues facing the Mets and the current state of the team. Joe – I am very concerned about Johan Santana despite the rosy outlook that he will be ready for […]

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Exclusive Interview With Original 1962 Met, Eddie Kranepool

An article by posted on November 20, 2011 0 Comments

With all the fanfare surrounding the cool announcements the Mets made about the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1962 Mets this past week, I thought I’d share my interview with an original Met, first baseman Eddie Kranepool. Eddie of course was an original Met who began his career at the age of 17 in 1962 and played […]

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MMO Audio/Video: David Wright Discusses Anniversary, Offseason, Jose Reyes

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Audio/Video: David Wright Discusses Anniversary, Offseason, Jose Reyes

David Wright was one of three Mets players selected to represent the team at the announcement of the 50th anniversary season Nov. 16 at Citi Field. I was on hand to cover the event for Metsmerized. Wright discussed a multitude of topics, while noting that he likes the team’s new uniforms and that his back […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Dylan Owen, Buffalo Bison RHP

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Dylan Owen, Buffalo Bison RHP

The Mets drafted Dylan Owen in the 20th round of the 2007 draft out of Francis Marion University. Since then he has gradually worked his way up through the Mets system, receiving little fanfare, but pitching well. He has spent time at nearly every level of the Mets minor league chain, from Brooklyn to Buffalo. […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #16 Collin McHugh, RHP

An article by posted on October 31, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #16 Collin McHugh, RHP

Welcome to the fifth installment of the official MMO 2012 Mets Top 20 Prospects list, featuring RHP Collin McHugh of the Binghamton Mets, at #16. When the Mets made McHugh their 18th round pick in the 2008 draft, they found a player of unusual quality at that point in the draft. McHugh has been remarkably consistent throughout his professional […]

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Mets Prospect Collin McHugh Answers Some Questions For MMO

An article by posted on October 29, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Prospect Collin McHugh Answers Some Questions For MMO

Mets pitching prospect Collin McHugh was kind enough to take some time out and answer a few questions for me for our MMO community. Collin is coming off a solid season that culminated with an impressive performance for Double-A Binghamton where he went 8-2 with a 2.89 ERA in 16 starts. The young right-hander is […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #17 Juan Urbina, LHP – Exclusive Interview!

An article by posted on October 27, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #17 Juan Urbina, LHP – Exclusive Interview!

Welcome to the 4th installment of the official MMO 2012 Mets Top 20 Prospects list. Today we bring you #17, LHP Juan Urbina. In the summer of 2009, as a 16-year-old living in Venezuela, Urbina was one of the most sought after International Free Agents on the market. The Mets managed to sign him away […]

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