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MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Taking Stock of the Mets, the Magic of Memorial Day

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. (Not4) Memorial Day Weekend marks not only the unofficial beginning of summer but also is viewed as perhaps the first seminal day for determining whether a team’s hot start is for real.  It’s easy to dismiss hot starts as nothing more than anomalies borne from small sample sizes […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Michael Fulmer Watched Syndegaard’s Debut, Hopes To Realize That Dream Too

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Michael Fulmer Watched Syndegaard’s Debut, Hopes To Realize That Dream Too

An MMO Fan Shot by Jim Maggiore Right-handed starting pitcher Michael Fulmer spent a half hour chatting and answering questions with the Binghamton Mets Booster Club on Thursday afternoon, May 14th before the Mets took on the New Hampshire Fisher Cats in a 6:35 pm contest. Fulmer was a supplemental first-round pick of the Mets in […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Collin McHugh Is Easy To Root For

An article by posted on May 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Collin McHugh Is Easy To Root For

An MMO Fan Shot by Jack Ganchrow As the old saying goes the first one is always the hardest. Collin McHugh learned that the hard way going 607 days before getting his first major league win. Between coming out of the bullpen and starting, McHugh lost his first eight decisions across his first two seasons. It […]

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Happy Mother’s Day: Mets Memories, Family, and Believing

An article by posted on May 10, 2015 0 Comments
Happy Mother’s Day: Mets Memories, Family, and Believing

A Message From Joe D. – One of the great things about MMO is all the great original content from the hundreds of Mets fans that have come and gone throughout the years. I love all the personal stories and the incredible passion and sentiment that goes into all those wonderful articles and Fan Shots. […]

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MMO Fan Shot: No Need To Panic Because Of A Little Adversity

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: No Need To Panic Because Of A Little Adversity

An MMO Fan Shot by Jack Ganchrow “Mets no longer bold and confident, they look and sound desperate” – Matthew Cerrone, MetsBlog I’m a little disappointed at how some Mets fans are reacting to the first bit of adversity they’ve had this season. Any way you look at it, 15-8 is a very solid April […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Bandwagons, Fathers and Sons, and Exciting Mets Baseball

An article by posted on April 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Bandwagons, Fathers and Sons, and Exciting Mets Baseball

An MMO Fan Shot by MarSanti Technically, I think my mother gave birth on the actual Mets bandwagon. My father watched/check-the-box/listened to every Mets game from their birth in ’62 to the Spring Training before he died. I was happy when they won it all in ’86, but I was too young to really appreciate and […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Dad, Why Do You Care So Much About The Mets?

An article by posted on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Dad, Why Do You Care So Much About The Mets?

An MMO Fan Shot by Jim Firman I am a happily married father of four kids and one grandchild. I love my family, my job and my life. I know baseball is just a game and there are many, many more important things in life. Yet, for some (mostly inexplicable) reasons, it really matters to […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Establishing A Fighting Posture

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Establishing A Fighting Posture

I wanted to add some comments made by GM Sandy Alderson today at Nationals Park to this Fan Shot. You’ll see why. “We played very well against the NL East last year, with one obvious exception,” Alderson said, referring to the team’s 4-15 record against the Nationals. “It’s extremely important to establish a fighting posture […]

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MMO Fan Shot: March Madness Mets Style!

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: March Madness Mets Style!

“It’s Mets March Madness, Baby!!!” An MMO Fan Shot by Spencer Barnes In honor of the phenomenon that brings grown men to tears, turns underdogs into Cinderellas, and makes young children look smarter than ESPN analysts, I present to you March Madness—New York Mets edition. In the spirit of all things optimistic, let’s call it […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Hope Springs Eternal, Especially for the Mets

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Hope Springs Eternal, Especially for the Mets

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love As I wrote last year in Zen and the Misery of Being a Met Fan, since their heartbreaking loss in Game 7 of the 2006 playoffs, the Mets have experienced historic collapses to miss the playoffs, baffling player moves, an unprecedented number of injuries to star and potential star players, […]

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