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MMO Fan Shot: Why I Love The Mets

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Why I Love The Mets

Last year at this time, we ran our annual MMO Fan Shot Contest. Contestants were urged to submit a Fan Shot, the theme of which was, “Why I Love The Mets.” We gave away Amazon Gift Cards to the runners up and the grand prize winner won a brand new Kindle Fire HD Tablet. We’ll […]

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MMO Fan Shot: It’s Time To Embrace Our Team

An article by posted on December 7, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: It’s Time To Embrace Our Team

An MMO Fan Shot by James “Master of Papas” Davison I’ll admit to being a lurker on these boards for awhile. The thing that brings me back to this site, again and again, is the civil and intelligent discourse that takes place here. So in the vein of “Fan Shots”, I offer this short take […]

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Jon Niese: Damaged Goods or Different Goods?

An article by posted on December 4, 2014 0 Comments
Jon Niese: Damaged Goods or Different Goods?

An MMO Fan Shot by Chris Malia (CJM) Regarding fan opinion, Jon Niese is perhaps the most divisive player on the Mets. Scrolling through a comment thread about Niese, you can find opinions ranging from soft and overrated to gritty and extremely valuable. While value can be measured in terms of his stats and contract, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Why Mets Should Trade For Didi Gregorious

An article by posted on December 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Why Mets Should Trade For Didi Gregorious

An MMO Fan Shot by CyYout Flexibility in a roster is important, as recently pointed out in a Fan Shot by WillyWater88. As he pointed out, flexibility not only protects against losing a player to injury or regression in performance, but it allows the manager to be creative in mixing and matching based on match-ups.  […]

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Ambiguity, Interpretations, and Assumptions in Sabermetrics

An article by posted on November 25, 2014 0 Comments
Ambiguity, Interpretations, and Assumptions in Sabermetrics

An MMO Fan Shot by DerpyMets Two seasons ago I set forth on a somewhat insane, ambitious project to calculate all of the Mets pitching stats by hand for an entire season. This included watching every game, carefully marking down everything that happened (balls, strikes, fly balls, ground balls, line drives, bunts, blah blah blah, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A Case For Pursuing Pirates Prospect Josh Bell

An article by posted on November 9, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A Case For Pursuing Pirates Prospect Josh Bell

An MMO Fan Shot by Jason Bay The case for Josh Bell as I see it is threefold. 1) The longstanding belief that it is having many good players together for as much of their careers as possible, all at the same time that is the critical difference in how high a team can rise. […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Don’t Be Shy Sandy…

An article by posted on November 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Don’t Be Shy Sandy…

An MMO Fan Shot by Matt Stephens It has become evident at this early stage in the off-season that the Mets will not be major players in the free agent market. For the first year in many, that choice isn’t simply because of funds, but simply out of who is available, or better yet who […]

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Gil Hodges Up For Hall of Fame Consideration In December

An article by posted on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
Gil Hodges Up For Hall of Fame Consideration In December

An MMO Fan Shot by Bill Hall Gil Hodges is one of ten names on this year’s Golden Era Ballot the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced today.Players will be reviewed and voted on December 8 during the Baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego. We support the election of Gil Hodges to the […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Could Juan Lagares Become the Mets Version of Lorenzo Cain?

An article by posted on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Could Juan Lagares Become the Mets Version of Lorenzo Cain?

An MMO Fan Shot by yfern328 Fresh off an ALCS MVP where he batted .533 (8 for 15) with two doubles, two walks, and a stolen base, Lorenzo Cain has catapulted himself from “that-guy-who-plays-baseball-for-the-Royals” to an oft mentioned name in the national spotlight of the World Series. In addition to his sound batting, Cain has […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Should the Mets Pursue Alex Rios?

An article by posted on October 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Should the Mets Pursue Alex Rios?

An MMO Fan Shot by yfern328 Now that Texas declined Alex Rios‘ option, should the Mets be interested in Rios on a one-year deal? Something like a Chris Young deal? Although Rios’ drop in power numbers was a bit alarming, he still managed to hit 30 doubles and 8 triples. I like him as a […]

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