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MMO Fan Shot: The Keepers Of The Diamond

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Keepers Of The Diamond

A Guest Article by James H. Burns When the Mets return to Citi Field today, there will be some members of the team’s extended family who will be missing their first post-season in the club’s history: Men and women who wore the orange and blue, or some variation thereof, for decades. For years, the ushers […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The Moment the Mets Woke Up

An article by posted on October 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Moment the Mets Woke Up

An MMO Fan Shot by Eric Heller If “The ‘15 Mets” takes on that special status we give to those magic teams, like “86” or “69”, I think you can point to a very specific, mostly overlooked moment from an excruciating July game that transformed our frustrating, dead-end year into one of the most exciting regular […]

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Featured Post: You Gotta Sign This Guy…

An article by posted on October 9, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: You Gotta Sign This Guy…

You gotta sign this guy! But not the guy you think. Yoenis Cespedes has fueled the remarkable run that the Mets have been on this season. He has hit 17 home runs, 44 RBIs along with a .946 OPS making him one of the best mid-season acquisitions in Mets history. These numbers have made a […]

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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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Remembering Yogi: Berra By The Bay

An article by posted on September 27, 2015 0 Comments
Remembering Yogi: Berra By The Bay

An MMO Fan Shot by James H. Burns There was an interim Yogi. The Berra that is almost always forgotten about, the Berra of my, and so many other childhoods. The Berra who was simply a friendly presence in the First Base coaching box for the New York Mets. The Berra who was there for […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The Beauty and Magic of Mets Baseball

An article by posted on September 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Beauty and Magic of Mets Baseball

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love My heart skips a beat every time I enter a ballpark and see the perfect symmetry of the infield diamond enveloped by the wide swath of green outfield grass. I love the meandering pace of the game, the sport’s connection to its own and this country’s history, the contrasting […]

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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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MMO Fan Shot: Cespedes Has Made The Mets Offense Lethal

An article by posted on September 3, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Cespedes Has Made The Mets Offense Lethal

An MMO Fan Shot from Sgt. Kevin Belickis, USMC Entering play on July 31st, The New York Mets offense ranked at the bottom of the MLB at 3.56 runs per game. Let’s be honest with ourselves, they were horrible. They were three games over .500, but somehow just three games out of first place coming […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Mama, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Met Fans

An article by posted on August 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Mama, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Met Fans

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love of Fair and Unbalanced My two daughters are the kind of socially conscious, progressive thinking, organic eating, nature loving children that one would expect from being born and raised in Berkeley, California.  They are Bay Area kids in just about every way.  But when it comes to professional […]

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