Interviews

Video: Gil Hodges Once Again Up For Hall of Fame Election

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Video: Gil Hodges Once Again Up For Hall of Fame Election

I’m sure it’s been something that has been debated quite often on this site as to whether Gil Hodges should be enshrined along with his legendary Brooklyn Dodgers’ teammates in Cooperstown. Well, Gil will be up for election again this December at the Winter Meetings. To increase awareness of Gil’s cause, here is a television […]

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MMO Exclusive: Pitching Prospect Rob Whalen Is Coming On Strong

An article by posted on August 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Pitching Prospect Rob Whalen Is Coming On Strong

Strap yourselves in and enjoy an interview with pitching prospect Rob Whalen, fresh off of his stellar performance on Wednesday night, tossing 5.1 shutout innings to collect his seventh win of the season and improve his record to a perfect 7-0 for the Savannah Sand Gnats. The 20-year old righthander has not allowed an earned run […]

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Conforto Discusses Approach; Not A Candidate For Arizona Fall League

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
Conforto Discusses Approach; Not A Candidate For Arizona Fall League

Update: According to Adam Rubin Michael Conforto is not a consideration for the Arizona Fall League. The Mets will not announce their contingent until late this month, but Brandon Nimmo and Gavin Cecchini are candidates. * * * * * * * * The Brooklyn Cyclones burst out of the gate this summer season to the tune of an 11-4 […]

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MMO Interview: After Eventful Year, Murphy “Humbled” To Get All-Star Nod

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Interview: After Eventful Year, Murphy “Humbled” To Get All-Star Nod

Daniel Murphy has had a season of firsts in 2014. Murphy celebrated the birth of his first child on Opening Day, resulting in an unjust ribbing from local radio personalities for missing time on paternal leave—also a first. Murphy also made his first trip to the White House last month, speaking at the Working Dads […]

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Niese Says Shoulder Only Fatigued, Expects To Make July 21 Start

An article by posted on July 12, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Says Shoulder Only Fatigued, Expects To Make July 21 Start

Jon Niese downplayed the severity of his shoulder strain Saturday, telling MMO he will start the fourth game out of the All-Star break in Seattle on July 21. Niese, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 5 last week, said his shoulder is fatigued, not necessarily injured.  “It really is not an injury, it’s […]

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Mets Minute: Jenrry Mejia and Juan Lagares

An article by posted on July 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minute: Jenrry Mejia and Juan Lagares

Yesterday, I was able to catch up with Jenrry Mejia and Juan Lagares before the game at Citi Field.  I asked them a variety of questions, ranging from what their favorite moments of the season were so far to where is the best place to eat in Citi Field. Both guys are very confident and […]

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July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

Thousands of baseball books have been published. Millions of baseball stories have been told, every one of them starts with the same basic understanding: two teams, nine innings, balls, strikes, runs, hits and errors. Along the way there are various twists and turns ending in perfect games, no hitters, walk off home runs and everything […]

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Gee Feels Fine After Rehab Start, Cyclones Drop Rubber Game To Staten Island

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Gee Feels Fine After Rehab Start, Cyclones Drop Rubber Game To Staten Island

BROOKYLN, N.Y. – On Sunday afternoon at MCU Park in Coney Island, Mets’ starting pitcher Dillon Gee returned to his old stomping grounds as he made a rehab start for the Brooklyn Cyclones. Gee settled in nicely after a rough first inning and tossed 2.2 innings, but he was tagged with the loss after giving […]

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MMO Exclusive: Chasen Bradford Earns His Way To Vegas

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Chasen Bradford Earns His Way To Vegas

Chase Bradford had a great opportunity ripped from his finger tips when he suffered an oblique injury during his first big league camp, and as a result he was kept out of the Mets 2014 spring games. I recently spoke with Bradford and even though the injury was not expected, he took it all in […]

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MMO Q&A With SNY’s Robert Brender: Part 1 – Positives and Negatives

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Q&A With SNY’s Robert Brender: Part 1 – Positives and Negatives

Today and tomorrow I will be posting two parts of a Q&A I did with the up-and-coming Robert Brender, who does outstanding work covering the Mets major league team and their minor league system for SNY.tv. Rob (@RobertBrender) is truly one of the must-follows on Mets Twitter where he shares his vast knowledge and passion […]

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