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Frank Catalanotto Adjusting To Life After Baseball

An article by posted on June 17, 2011 0 Comments
Frank Catalanotto Adjusting To Life After Baseball

Former New York Met Frank Catalanotto is a busy man these days. Whether he’s attending one of his four daughters’ sporting events or speaking to local little leagues, the Smithtown, Long Island native has been adjusting to life after his playing career. Though he was a Yankee fan growing up, Catalanotto thoroughly enjoyed his time […]

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Forget Your Agendas And Just Root For Your Team

An article by posted on June 9, 2011 0 Comments
Forget Your Agendas And Just Root For Your Team

I read a lot of blogs and stories about just how bad and awful this Met team is to the point of suggesting it should be blown up so we can start over. I’m left to wonder has anyone seen the team play lately? It seems that after the first two weeks in April, when we had a 4-11 record […]

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Believe By Lori Martini and Featuring Nick Javas!

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
Believe By Lori Martini and Featuring Nick Javas!

Today we are happy to bring you an interview I did with Lori Martini who wrote the lyrics and music for the song “Believe“ and Nick Javas who is featured in the song. It’s their rallying song dedicated to the New York Mets which you can listen to here. Lori, a die-hard Mets fan, will be at Citi Field on […]

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Lamenting The Pitfalls of the OBP Craze

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments
Lamenting The Pitfalls of the OBP Craze

I just wanted to take the opportunity to note that it was REFRESHING to hear Keith Hernandez ( a man who knows a little bit about hitting) and Gary Cohen lament the effect that this OBP nonsense just may not be good for baseball in the long run, although not in those exact words. I’ve […]

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Exclusive Interview with MetsBlog’s Michael Baron

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments

I’m pleased to present a Q&A I recently conducted with Michael Baron of MetsBlog. Like a lot of us, Michael is a very passionate Mets fan who eats, drinks, and sleeps Mets.  As we all know, he does an amazing job covering the Mets on a variety of levels, whether its through his contributions on MetsBlog, his spectacular photography, or through his in-game […]

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Fan Post: Together We Can All Make A Difference And Save The Mets

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Fan Post: Together We Can All Make A Difference And Save The Mets

Though to most baseball fans the season has just begun, to many Mets fans it was over before it started. The Mets were welcomed at the beginning of the season by five fans covering their faces in shame with brown paper bags and chanting “sell the Mets.” After being sued for $1 Billion by Bernie […]

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Minaya, DePodesta and Ricciardi MLB Draft Review

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Minaya, DePodesta and Ricciardi MLB Draft Review

This contribution was borne out of several discussion this offseason in our MMO chat room in which many have heaped praise on Paul DePodesta and J.P. Ricciardi for their player evaluation skills and success in the draft, while knocking the Mets farm system and the player evaluation skills of Omar Minaya. I wanted to compare […]

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On the Black Interview With Brandon

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

As I’ve mentioned to some of the MMO readers in the shoutbox, I just did a blogger Q&A interview with Kerel Cooper for his Mets blog On The Black.  You’ve seen your favorite MMO bloggers Joe D, and Taryn Cooper join Kerel for his show, On the Black, but now its my turn. For those of you […]

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Book Review: Moneyball – An Incredible, Revolutionary Masterpiece

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments
Book Review: Moneyball – An Incredible, Revolutionary Masterpiece

Moneyball tells the fascinating tale of Billy Beane’s ingenious use of statistical analysis in order to assemble a winning ballclub without the luxury of a large payroll. Through statistics such as OBP, SLG, and a slew of other stats, Beane was able to snatch ballplayers with “hidden virtues” up for a song, creating a team on a $35 […]

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MMO Fanpost: Anatomy of an At-Bat!

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Fanpost: Anatomy of an At-Bat!

* * * Metsmerized Fan Post * * * Submitted by Metsie For months now I have tried to explain the concept of aggressively protecting the plate with two strikes. The concept is pretty simple. In any at bat you start off: 1 – You look for your pitch or a pitch you can drive and […]

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