Tag: 2006

MMO Original: The Burden of Great Expectations

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: The Burden of Great Expectations

Writers like me tend to embrace subjects we call “evergreen.” This refers to topics that remain relevant for a good long time after they are published.  And today’s topic is one of those. This could have been written in March, when all the experts said the Nationals would win the division simply by throwing their […]

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An MMO Original: Redefining the Mets and Myself

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: Redefining the Mets and Myself

For as long as I can remember, I have been a Mets fan. My grandfather began cheering the Mets on in 1962, hungry for a National League New York team to root for since his beloved Brooklyn Dodgers departed for California. My parents were married in September of 1986 and gleefully recall watching the World […]

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Happy Birthday Gary Cohen

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Happy Birthday Gary Cohen

It’s Outta Here!!!! Gary Cohen turns 55 years old today. There’s no one I would rather see calling every game’s live action on SNY. The trio of Cohen, Darling, and Hernandez makes for entertaining television, even when the Mets are having a losing season. Cohen has been calling the action in the Mets booth since […]

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Mets Strongly Considering Bartolo Colon For Opening Day Start

An article by posted on February 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Strongly Considering Bartolo Colon For Opening Day Start

On Monday, a team source told Mike Puma of the New York Post that the Mets are strongly considering Zack Wheeler for the Opening Day start against the Nationals in Washington on April 6. However, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting today that “multiple sources” have told him that it’s Bartolo Colon whom […]

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Carlos Beltran Signed With Mets 10 Years Ago Today

An article by posted on January 13, 2015 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Signed With Mets 10 Years Ago Today

On January 13, 2005, ten years ago today, the Mets signed free agent  Carlos Beltran to a seven year, $119 million dollar contract. I can’t recall a greater Mets player who was as under-appreciated as Beltran was when he was with the Mets, despite always giving it everything he had and delivering countless big hits and big […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy: Random Thoughts From Yesterday’s Doubleheader

An article by posted on May 26, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy: Random Thoughts From Yesterday’s Doubleheader

Yesterday had all the trappings of being a great day at the ballpark at Citi Field. The sun was out warming the many fans that came to celebrate the recently reinstated Banner Day. Mets Rookie phenom, Rafael Montero was on the mound for the first game of a single admission doubleheader, and to boot it […]

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Granderson’s Struggles Continue, Collins Says It’s Only April

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson’s Struggles Continue, Collins Says It’s Only April

April 23 Curtis Granderson’s struggles continue and he is now hitless in a career-high 22 straight at-bats. However, manager Terry Collins has no intentions of sitting his right fielder. “He hasn’t changed his demeanor at all, and that’s why I know he’s not letting this get to him,” Collins said. “He’s going to battle his […]

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Video Game Fans: MLB 14 The Show Is Now The Only MLB Licensed Video Game

An article by posted on January 7, 2014 0 Comments
Video Game Fans: MLB 14 The Show Is Now The Only MLB Licensed Video Game

It looks like baseball video game fans will have one major reason to go out and buy a PS4. MLB 14 The Show has been the premiere baseball video game franchise since 2006, when it’s first installment was released for the Playstation 2. It’s main competitor has been the MLB 2K franchise, which started in […]

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Mets Historic First Round Picks

An article by posted on December 30, 2013 1 Comment
Mets Historic First Round Picks

The Mets have selected 62 players in the first round of the June Amateur Draft since 1965. 41 players have made it to the Majors, which is a 66% rate. Who are some of the first rounders who have seen the most success at the Major League level? Jon Matlack – Jon was the 4th […]

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Why I Love The Mets: Honorable Mention #2

An article by posted on December 20, 2013 0 Comments
Why I Love The Mets: Honorable Mention #2

This Kindle Fire giveaway has been so exciting and also a big revelation to me. I never expected such a heartfelt outpouring of Amazin’ entries. Every single entry was a true telling of why that person loved the Mets. We heard from 109 different Mets fans, male and female, young and old, east coast and […]

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