MMO Exclusives

MMO Exclusive: Craig Breslow Says Mets Have Reached Out And They Appeal To Him

An article by posted on 02/02/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Craig Breslow Says Mets Have Reached Out And They Appeal To Him

Free agent left-handed reliever Craig Breslow held a showcase last month to give teams a look at his new arm angle which has been getting a lot of buzz. The New York Mets had two officials at the showcase as they continue to look for a lefty to add to their bullpen. From 2014 to […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Kernan on Wright, Bruce and the Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on 29/01/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Kernan on Wright, Bruce and the Mets Bullpen

Today I am joined by New York Post sports columnist Kevin Kernan. We discuss the New York Mets decision to keep right fielder Jay Bruce and how it impacts the development of Michael Conforto. We also tackle other Mets questions like are the Mets going to upgrade the bullpen? Kevin gives his latest thoughts on whether […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Our Farm System Gets National Recognition

An article by posted on 22/01/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Our Farm System Gets National Recognition

Keith Law of ESPN.com released his annual farm system report and the New York Mets shined with a No. 7 ranking. Despite the Michael Fulmer trade and the promotions of Conforto, Nimmo, Rivera, Gsellman and Lugo, there is still a ton of value in the system. MMO and MMN executive editor Michael Mayer joins me to talk about […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1962 Topps Hobie Landrith

An article by posted on 22/01/2017 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1962 Topps Hobie Landrith

Before Travis d’Arnaud, before Mike Piazza, before Gary Carter, John Stearns or Jerry Grote, there was Hobie Landrith, pictured above on card number 279 of the 1962 Topps set. The expansion draft for baseball’s two newest franchises, the New York Mets and the Houston Colt .45s, was held the day after the 1961 World Series […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Klapisch on HOF, Bruce, Mets Rotation and Backman

An article by posted on 15/01/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Klapisch on HOF, Bruce, Mets Rotation and Backman

Tonight I am joined by Bob Klapisch of The Record. Bob gives his thought process behind his Hall-of-Fame ballot. Hear his thoughts on Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and why Curt Schilling shouldn’t be punished by BBWAA voters for his political beliefs. Bob also gives an update on Jay Bruce, why the Mets rotation will miss […]

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MMO Exclusive: Meet Eastern League Batting Champ Phillip Evans

An article by posted on 14/01/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Meet Eastern League Batting Champ Phillip Evans

Phillip Evans won the batting title on the final day of the Eastern League season in 2016 with a 4 for 6 game that capped an incredible breakout year. The 24-year old had a career season in 2016 hitting .335/.374/.485 in 96 games for the Double-A Binghamton Mets. He also set career highs in doubles (30), home runs (8), […]

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MMO Exclusive: Nelson Figueroa Weighs In On Bruce Situation, Starting Rotation, 2017 Mets

An article by posted on 10/01/2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Nelson Figueroa Weighs In On Bruce Situation, Starting Rotation, 2017 Mets

Former Mets pitcher and current SNY studio analyst Nelson Figueroa, was kind enough to answer a few questions for me on Monday. Brooklyn born and raised like myself, Figgy has an intimate and very passionate view of the game. Mets fans have come to love his crisp analysis after each Mets game and his strong […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Long Before the Miracle

An article by posted on 08/01/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Long Before the Miracle

Happy New Year! The Talkin’ Mets podcast has returned from holiday hiatus. The hot stove is very cold right now so I decided to take a different approach to this week’s podcast. This week I chatted with Bill Sullivan, author of the book “Long Before the Miracle,” which examines the early sixties Mets. Hear Bill […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Joe Torre

An article by posted on 08/01/2017 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Joe Torre

It may come as a surprise to some younger Mets fans who think of Joe Torre only as the former New York Yankees manager who won four World Series with the Bombers from 1996 to 2000 – when he beat our beloved Mets. Joe Torre also served in the unique role as a player-manager for […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Tom Seaver

An article by posted on 25/12/2016 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Tom Seaver

Unless you marry your high school sweetheart, it’s almost inevitable that after you break up you will see your first love in someone else’s arms.  Maybe walking the hall, maybe outside the school, but somewhere you see the first girl of your dreams with someone else. Those feelings are what many felt the first time […]

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