Interviews

MMO Exclusive With LHP Josh Smoker

An article by posted on November 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive With LHP Josh Smoker

On November 5th the Mets officially added left-handed pitcher Josh Smoker to their 40-man roster. Smoker was a supplemental first round pick (31st overall, six slots ahead of Travis d’Arnaud) of the Washington Nationals in 2007 out of Calhoun High School in Georgia. Josh struggled in the 2012 season, he allowed eight runs in just […]

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MMO’s Clayton Collier Talks Mets With Brian Cristiano

An article by posted on November 5, 2015 0 Comments
MMO’s Clayton Collier Talks Mets With Brian Cristiano

It’s all about the Mets these days in New York, and despite how the Fall Classic ended everyone agrees that the Mets made huge strides in 2015 and all in all this was an exciting season for the team and the fans. On that note, Brian Cristiano, CEO of Bold Worldwide spoke with our Senior […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Mets With @GrafixJoker

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Mets With @GrafixJoker

I had a chance to do an interview with diehard Mets fan and popular artist Joe Maracic more popularly known as @GrafixJoker on Twitter. He’s also the designer of the many different Mets cartoon images you’ve seen all over social media and even on SNY Monday night. Enjoy my Q&A with this passionate Mets fan […]

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MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Talks About Beating Dodgers With Metsmerized

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Michael Conforto Talks About Beating Dodgers With Metsmerized

Fifteen months ago, Michael Conforto had completed his junior year at Oregon State University. In a matter of days, he will participate in his first MLB postseason game. Conforto told me before Sunday’s 1-0 win over the Nationals that being called up so soon after being drafted has “accelerated” his development. Now nearly on the […]

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Alderson Explains How Cespedes Deal Went Down

An article by posted on September 18, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Sandy Alderson Explains How Cespedes Deal Went Down

I just read Dave Dombrowski explain in an article by Gordon Edes of ESPN, his version of events on how the Yoenis Cespedes deal between the Tigers and the Mets went down. I was very curious to see what Dombrowski had to say, mainly because Sandy Alderson was gracious enough to give MMO’s John Bernhardt […]

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MMO Exclusive: T.J. Rivera Just Keeps Hitting and Hoping

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: T.J. Rivera Just Keeps Hitting and Hoping

When his baseball playing days are behind him, T.J. Rivera wants to be remembered as a grinder, a guy who didn’t simply go through the motions but played with 100 percent effort every time he stepped on a baseball diamond. “That’s something I’ve always tried to live up to, going out there and playing hard […]

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Logan Verrett’s Road to the Show

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
Logan Verrett’s Road to the Show

Congratulations to Logan Verrett, whose first major league start on Sunday was nothing short of fantastic. In a spot start for Matt Harvey, whom Verrertt is clearly better than, he went eight innings and gave up just one run on four hits and one walk, and logged eight strikeouts. You can read the full game recap […]

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MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

He is part of a crop of young baseball players who grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, a class that includes the likes of Bryce Harper, Joey Gallo and Kris Bryant. He’s thoughtful, strategic and articulate and made a perfect guest on a recent WIOX, Tip-Off radio show. I’m talking about Paul Sewald the current […]

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Team Chemistry, Conforto, Plawecki (Part 3)

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Team Chemistry, Conforto, Plawecki (Part 3)

Here is the final part of my exclusive interview on Friday morning with Mets general manager Sandy Alderson who was a guest on my Tip-Off Show. You can read Part One of Sandy’s interview by clicking here and Part Two here. Huge thanks to Mets media relations vice president Jay Horwitz for putting this together […]

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MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Cespedes and Tigers Unwillingness To Budge (Part 2)

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Sandy Discusses Cespedes and Tigers Unwillingness To Budge (Part 2)

Here is the second part of my interview this morning with Mets general manager Sandy Alderson on me weekly Tip-Off Show. You can read part one of Sandy’s interview by clicking here. John: I’m a gigantic Michael Fulmer fan, I’ve watched him pitch six times this season. I have to ask you, please tell me just […]

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