MMO Fan Shot: Big Market Hickory

An article by posted on January 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Big Market Hickory

An MMO Fan Shot by Dezzy S. To state the painfully obvious, Mets fans have not been given many gifts from the Baseball Gods over the years. Disasters, yes. Collapses, for sure. Heartbreaks, more than we care to count. But with the signing of Max Scherzer, we might have been given the greatest gift we […]

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Steven Matz Ranked Eighth Best LHP Prospect In Baseball

An article by posted on January 22, 2015 0 Comments
Steven Matz Ranked Eighth Best LHP Prospect In Baseball

Mets top prospect Steven Matz, was just ranked by Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com as the eighth best left-handed pitching prospect in baseball. Top Dodgers pitching prospect Julio Urias was ranked first. Scouting Grades: Fastball: 65 | Curveball: 50 | Changeup: 60 | Control: 50 | Overall: 55 Mayo writes: Matz is lean, lanky and loose, […]

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Mets Minority Share Owner Speaks On Cuba and Shortstop Situation

An article by posted on January 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minority Share Owner Speaks On Cuba and Shortstop Situation

During the latest episode of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, the comedic host, who also happens to own a minority stake in the Mets, made light of the team’s shortstop situation. While segueing into the recent policy change about normalizing relations with Cuba, Maher says: I don’t know if this is legal or not, […]

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Signed, Fred and Jeff Wilpon

An article by posted on January 21, 2015 0 Comments
Signed, Fred and Jeff Wilpon

There was an interesting story a couple of weeks ago about a 12-year boy, Cade Pope, who wrote the owner of each NFL team asking them one simple question: “Why should I root for your team?” Took a lot of initiative on his part, but very little initiative was made by the league’s 32 owners […]

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Mets Tickets Sales Are Up 19 Percent Over Last Year

An article by posted on January 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Tickets Sales Are Up 19 Percent Over Last Year

Mets ticket sales are exceeding expectations and are now projected to be significantly higher over last year, Mets chief revenue officer Lou DePaoli told Newsday. “Obviously, we’re going to project for the attendance to go up again,” said DePaoli. “We’re still trying to wrap our hands around exactly what that could look like. Ticket sales […]

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MLB Ranks Syndergaard Second Best Pitching Prospect In Game

An article by posted on January 21, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Ranks Syndergaard Second Best Pitching Prospect In Game

RHP Noah Syndergaard has been ranked by Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com as the second best pitching prospect in baseball for 2015. “Even though he was pitching at home in hitting-friendly Las Vegas, Syndergaard still managed to lead the organization in strikeouts in 2014.” “The two-time Futures Gamer is knocking on the door with his combination of stuff […]

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Mets Odds To Win World Series Now At 33:1

An article by posted on January 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Odds To Win World Series Now At 33:1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers Bovada, cast the Mets with 33/1 odds to win the World Series, that’s higher than last month when they were at 25/1. The Nationals jumped ahead of the Dodgers and Red Sox to become the odds-on favorite. Both the Marlins and Braves gained some ground and […]

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Jose Iglesias Could Give Mets Some Defense and Speed

An article by posted on January 21, 2015 0 Comments
Jose Iglesias Could Give Mets Some Defense and Speed

The Mets shortstop trade rumors have been endless this offseason. The Troy Tulowitzki rumors went from being reported that there were rigorous talks occurring for weeks, to learning there was never any extensive talks at all. At this point in the offseason, all signs point to Wilmer Flores beginning the season as our everyday shortstop. […]

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MMO Mailbag: Frustration Is Reaching Critical Mass

An article by posted on January 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Frustration Is Reaching Critical Mass

Frank Jr. asks… So now the Mets say they cant afford Yoan Moncada? I thought the financial problems were in the rear view mirror? I thought the Mets were ready to start tapping into the International free agent market? I thought we were going to start spending once the team’s young core of players arrived? […]

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Spending Does Not Equate To Success

An article by posted on January 20, 2015 0 Comments
Spending Does Not Equate To Success

Cringing because the Mets failed to acquire Ben Zobrist or Ian Desmond? Love to criticize the Wilpons for running a small market team in the big apple? You may disagree with me, but I don’t their either of those opinions are valid, and I’m here to tell you why. I know the Mets’ payroll has […]

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