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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 Hall of Fame: Left Fielder Cleon Jones Was Always At Center Of Things

An article by posted on April 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Hall of Fame: Left Fielder Cleon Jones Was Always At Center Of Things

When he removed his Mets uniform for the final time he was our all-time leader in hits, runs, RBI’s, doubles and 2nd in batting average. There was no fanfare, no celebration of his achievements, no day honoring his accomplishments after a decade of playing in New York.  Instead, he lumbered away, head down, disgraced, a […]

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MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

On Wednesday evening, I had the pleasure of sitting down with minor league reporter and analyst Jake Seiner of MilB.com. Seiner covers the entire minor leagues very closely, but  agreed to keep our discussion limited to the Mets and we mainly discussed the teams top prospects as featured on the MMO Top 25 for the […]

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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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Where Are They Now: Catching Up With John Maine

An article by posted on April 5, 2015 0 Comments
Where Are They Now: Catching Up With John Maine

Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is to […]

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MMO Exclusive: Hardball With Baseball Maverick Author Steve Kettmann

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Hardball With Baseball Maverick Author Steve Kettmann

Here is an MMO exclusive interview with Steve Kettmann, author of the new Sandy Alderson bio, Baseball Maverick.  We thank Steve for his graciousness and generosity in answering our questions. He is by all accounts a very busy man but still managed to make time for us. I tried to pick and choose questions on […]

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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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Featured Post: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

On Thursday morning, I had the chance to conduct an interview over the phone with ESPN senior baseball analyst Keith Law, who is also the lead baseball analyst for ESPN’s Scouts.Inc and the former assistant to the GM of the Toronto Blue Jays. Keith, who ranked the Mets as having the fourth best farm system […]

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MMO Fan Shot: An Evening With Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on February 5, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: An Evening With Sandy Alderson

An MMO Fan Shot by Matt Stephens In 2013 the Mets hosted an event where you could ask Sandy Alderson questions. It was pretty lame. It was right in the midst of the Michael Bourn saga, and every question was about that. It wasn’t fun. This time around I think things went a little better. […]

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