Tag: 2013

MMO Exclusive: Pitching Prospect Rob Whalen Is Coming On Strong

An article by posted on August 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Pitching Prospect Rob Whalen Is Coming On Strong

Strap yourselves in and enjoy an interview with pitching prospect Rob Whalen, fresh off of his stellar performance on Wednesday night, tossing 5.1 shutout innings to collect his seventh win of the season and improve his record to a perfect 7-0 for the Savannah Sand Gnats. The 20-year old righthander has not allowed an earned run […]

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Steven Matz Adds A Killer Curve To His Arsenal

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
Steven Matz Adds A Killer Curve To His Arsenal

During his July 23 start for Double A Binghamton, which was he sixth on the season, Steven Matz was faced with the base loaded and one out and all he did was strike out the next two batters. Even though that isn’t anything new for the lefty, the way he did it was something special even for himself. […]

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Show Us the Money?!

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Show Us the Money?!

Ever since the end of the 2009 season, financial issues have been a critical if not overriding factor for the New York Mets and their decision making. Whether it was the $140+ million major league payroll loaded with “toxic” contracts for a sub .500 mostly veteran team, the subsequent decline in attendance and related revenue, […]

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Five Mets Featured On MLB’s Midseason Top 100 Prospects

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Five Mets Featured On MLB’s Midseason Top 100 Prospects

MLB.com released its latest set of prospect rankings tonight, and the Mets have five prospects who made the cut. Noah Syndergaard (13), Kevin Plawecki (67), Brandon Nimmo (68), Michael Conforto (86), and Dominic Smith (88) each made the overall top 100 list. Here’s some of what the MLB.com staff had to say about each of […]

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Di-Jest: Wilpons Hatch Plan For Bogus Wright Retirement Tour

An article by posted on July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Di-Jest: Wilpons Hatch Plan For Bogus Wright Retirement Tour

The crack investigative unit here at MMO has uncovered a cynical plot developed by Jeff Wilpon with the approval of Papa Fred and Uncle (“Can I sell yet?”) Saul. The younger Wilpon has become envious of what the Yankees, another team on the down slide, have done during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Last year […]

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Murphy Nominated for MLBPA Heart & Hustle Award

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Nominated for MLBPA Heart & Hustle Award

Second baseman Daniel Murphy is the Mets nominee for the MLBPA Heart & Hustle Award, the league announced on Tuesday. Created by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association in 2005, the Heart & Hustle Award is voted on by Alumni and active Major League players and is presented annually to an active player who demonstrates […]

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The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

An article by posted on July 11, 2014 0 Comments
The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

At 31 years old, Carlos Torres has established himself as the Mets most reliable workhorse out of the bullpen. Last night, Torres made his 42nd appearance of the season in the team’s 3-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves. He contributed one inning of scoreless relief, dropping his season’s ERA to 2.93. In the early stages […]

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Should The Mets Move Daniel Murphy?

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Should The Mets Move Daniel Murphy?

I have been listening to sports radio, reading Mets Twitter, and reading articles for the past couple days as the trade deadline gets closer and closer. I keep hearing the same notion expressed by Mets fans– if the Mets trade Murphy, it indicates an unwillingness to pay good players money to keep them in New […]

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Should Mets and Cubs Swap Struggling Stud Prospects?

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
Should Mets and Cubs Swap Struggling Stud Prospects?

As you probably already know, the Cubs and A’s pulled off a blockbuster trade that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland in return for a package of young players highlighted by shortstop Addison Russell. Adding Russell to the fold has created a potential glut of infield prospects for Chicago to go with some impressive […]

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Astros Release Statement On Leaked Information

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Astros Release Statement On Leaked Information

6:00 PM Below is the official statement issued by the Houston Astros. “Last month, we were made aware that proprietary information held on Astros’ servers and in Astros’ applications had been illegally obtained. Upon learning of the security breach, we immediately notified MLB security who, in turn, notified the FBI.  Since that time, we have […]

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