Interviews

Ken Rosenthal’s Exclusive Interview With MMO

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
Ken Rosenthal’s Exclusive Interview With MMO

Last week, I had the pleasure of chatting with BBWAA member and FOX Sports lead field reporter Ken Rosenthal via E-mail about several topics surrounding the Mets and MLB. A Long Island native and University of Pennsylvania grad, Ken started his career interning with Newsday covering sports, then moved onto several other small newspapers in Pennsylvania […]

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Kingsport Mets Place Steve Matz on D.L.

An article by posted on August 18, 2012 0 Comments
Kingsport Mets Place Steve Matz on D.L.

When I saw the entry on yesterday’s transactions page for the Appalachian League, I got a a little concerned. August 17: Kingsport Mets placed LHP Steven Matz on the 7-day disabled list. Oh no, I hope it’s not the elbow again. TJS in 2010. Two lost seasons while rehabbing. A late start to 2012 training […]

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MMO Interview: Binghamton Mets Backstop Francisco Pena

An article by posted on August 10, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Interview: Binghamton Mets Backstop Francisco Pena

Coming from a baseball family, the theory was always that Francisco Pena would shoot through the Mets system and be their starting catcher by 2012. Although his progress has been slower than what that timetable would have required, there is no question that Pena is moving closer to where he needs to be. Now in […]

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MMO Q&A With Cyclones Catcher Kevin Plawecki

An article by posted on August 9, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Q&A With Cyclones Catcher Kevin Plawecki

Note: This interview was conducted on July 3rd, so references to the game from the night before were actually the game on July 2nd. Petey:  I am talking today with NY Mets 2012 1st-round sandwich pick, catcher Kevin Plawecki of the Brooklyn Cyclones. Kevin how does it feel to be in your first season in […]

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MMO Sits Down With Mets Prospect Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on August 6, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Sits Down With Mets Prospect Wilmer Flores

I caught up with Mets top position prospect Wilmer Flores one afternoon two weeks ago in the visitors dugout at New Britain Stadium. Wilmer was nice enough to sit down with me and answer a few questions for the readers at MMO. I asked him for his thoughts on the Eastern League pitching he’s seen […]

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MMO Interviews Mets Lefty Fire-Baller Steve Matz

An article by posted on July 30, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Interviews Mets Lefty Fire-Baller Steve Matz

Steve:  Hello. Petey:  Hey Steve? Steve:  Hey. Petey:  How you doin? It’s Pete Shapiro from MetsMerizedOnline.com. Steve:  Hey how’s it going? Petey:  Great how you doin today? Steve:  Not too bad. Petey:  Last time I talked to you was the end of April I guess, something like that, and you had undergone a setback in […]

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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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