Tag: baseball

MMO Original: It Was The Summer Of ’69

An article by posted on August 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: It Was The Summer Of ’69

I was 5 years old. My days were spent riding up and down the sidewalk on my bike, the same couple of hundred feet or so, over and over. I knew every crack and bump. I’d ride around until my sister would come out and yell for me to come up for dinner. She was […]

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With 39 Games To Go, It’s Onto The Show

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
With 39 Games To Go, It’s Onto The Show

With only 39 games left in the season, the New York Mets are heading for the postseason. I’ve been saying this for months now, and I’m not going to stop now. I have to laugh when I see grown men who are supposed to know about baseball and consider themselves intellectual, whining on about the […]

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MMO Free Tickets Giveaway: When Did You Get Hooked on the Mets?

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Tickets Giveaway: When Did You Get Hooked on the Mets?

I still remember it like it was yesterday, it was the exact moment I became a Mets fan. I was nine years old and the big thing in those days was flipping baseball cards. Everyone wanted to be the king of the block and the one with the biggest stack of cards. And I was […]

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Tyler Clippard Believes Mets Will Blow Past Nationals

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Tyler Clippard Believes Mets Will Blow Past Nationals

Since being acquired from the Oakland A’s, setup reliever Tyler Clippard has become a formidable weapon for the Mets bullpen. In 12 appearances with New York, Clippard is 1-0 with one save, four holds, a 2.38 ERA and 0.97 WHIP in 11 1/3 innings pitched. Clippard earned that save against his former team, the Washington […]

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An MMO Original: Losing Streaks Are Part of the Game

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: Losing Streaks Are Part of the Game

Three losses to the Pirates at Citi Field ignited a case of the jitters throughout Met land. The unbridled euphoria Met fans had experienced over a recent winning streak and their teams ascent to the top of the National League’s Eastern Division dimmed some over the weekend. Based on our most recent experiences and stretching […]

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MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

He is part of a crop of young baseball players who grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, a class that includes the likes of Bryce Harper, Joey Gallo and Kris Bryant. He’s thoughtful, strategic and articulate and made a perfect guest on a recent WIOX, Tip-Off radio show. I’m talking about Paul Sewald the current […]

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Thoughts On Mets, Weekend, Postseason and Maintaining Positive Outlook

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
Thoughts On Mets, Weekend, Postseason and Maintaining Positive Outlook

So I received this email from a Mets fan – I think it was a Mets fan – asking me the following: “So are you still having fun? Is this still the most exciting season of Mets baseball you’ve experienced in years? LOL it was only a matter of time until they started falling apart. […]

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Ron Swoboda Makes The Catch

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
Ron Swoboda Makes The Catch

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged America. He insisted that by the end of the decade, we put a man on the moon and return him safely to earth. Kennedy’s idea was outlandish and considered completely and utterly impossible. However, on July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong set foot on the surface of the moon. […]

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Jose Reyes Clears Waivers, Says Mets Can Win It All

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Clears Waivers, Says Mets Can Win It All

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes has cleared waivers and can be traded to any team willing to take on his remaining $44 million dollar contract through 2017. Reyes recently told Steve Politi of NJ.com that he believes the Mets can win the World Series this year. “No question, they […]

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Brandon Nimmo Taking His Promotion In Stride

An article by posted on August 13, 2015 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Taking His Promotion In Stride

The Metropolitan’s next impact prospect after Michael Conforto is not far down the pipeline. Brandon Nimmo, the 2011 13th overall pick that drew criticism from many, is letting his play on the field speak for itself. The 22-year old was recently promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas and has impressed thus far. In 12 games, Nimmo […]

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Wright Goes 1-for-3, Calls It “A Good First Step”

An article by posted on August 10, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Goes 1-for-3, Calls It “A Good First Step”

David Wright was the designated hitter and went 1-for-3 with a single, a walk, and a run scored in his first rehab game with High-A St. Lucie on Monday night. During the game, Wright also went from first to third on a basehit and later scored on a groundout and looked fine. Wright called tonight […]

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