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Proving Piazza Didn’t Use Steroids

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Proving Piazza Didn’t Use Steroids

There have been some irresponsible opinions that Mike Piazza‘s election to the Hall of Fame means it will pave the way for  known steroid users to be elected to the Hall of Fame. This premise contains one potential logic fallacy. It presupposes Piazza used steroids. Did he? Let’s start with the case against him. There are no reports, investigations, or […]

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MMO Season Preview: Travis d’Arnaud, C

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: Travis d’Arnaud, C

Travis d’Arnaud, C Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: February 10, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Contract: $550,000, Arb Eligible 2017, Free Agent 2020 2015 Recap Travis d’Arnaud was probably the most underappreciated player on the Mets roster this past season. Although he missed significant time due to another freak injury, he was fantastic when he was on […]

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MMO Season Preview: David Wright, 3B

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: David Wright, 3B

David Wright, 3B Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: December 20, 1982 (33 on Opening Day) Contract: Year four of eight-year, $138 million deal ($20 million salary) 2015 Recap In just two short years, David Wright has gone from being a top ten position player in all of baseball to being arguably the biggest question mark for the […]

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2016 Could Be A Telling Season For Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Could Be A Telling Season For Brandon Nimmo

Ever since he was selected in the first round of the 2011 draft, fans have been waiting patiently for the arrival of Brandon Nimmo. While he’s made progress every season, he’s yet to have that big breakout that everyone has been hoping for. This has caused some to start to losing faith in the 22-year […]

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Featured Post: Can The Mets Win 90 Games As Currently Constructed?

An article by posted on January 2, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Can The Mets Win 90 Games As Currently Constructed?

Cameron asks… It looks like the Mets have done all of their heavy lifting for the offseason. Can they win 90 games again in 2016 without a bat like Yoenis Cespedes on the roster? Dr. Dooby replies… While bringing back Yoenis Cespedes would likely have increased the odds for more wins in 2016 it wasn’t […]

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Our MMO Comment Guidelines

An article by posted on January 2, 2016 0 Comments
Our MMO Comment Guidelines

Our goal at MMO is to raise the level of discourse in the comment threads by eliminating inappropriate language and insults, and encouraging a lively and healthy discussion about the New York Mets or baseball in general. Unfortunately, in the last few days we needed to part company with a few users who ignored several […]

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Jon Heyman and CBS Sports Call It Quits

An article by posted on January 2, 2016 0 Comments
Jon Heyman and CBS Sports Call It Quits

According to the good folks at Awful Announcing, here’s a shocker… Veteran MLB reporter Jon Heyman is no longer with CBS Sports. When contacted by Awful Announcing, Heyman confirmed the news to them and added that his role at MLB Network will be unaffected by the departure. One of the most respected baseball insiders in the industry, Heyman […]

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Yankees To Acquire Aroldis Chapman

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees To Acquire Aroldis Chapman

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yankees have acquired Aroldis Chapman from the Reds, in exchange for right-handers Rookie Davis and Caleb Cotham, third baseman Eric Jagielo and second baseman Tony Renda. Chapman, 27, has been one of the most highly regarded and dominant closer’s in baseball since he defected from Cuba and […]

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Smart Baseball Moves Or More Cost-Cutting?

An article by posted on December 26, 2015 0 Comments
Smart Baseball Moves Or More Cost-Cutting?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post, asks if the Mets lack of aggressiveness is just a series of good baseball decisions by the front office or evidence that they are still feeling the fallout of the Madoff debacle and simply don’t have the dough? Don’t you just hate it when the media concocts these false […]

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A Christmas Carol: The Sandy I Met

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 2 Comments
A Christmas Carol: The Sandy I Met

Pen went to paper way back in 1843. Even so, the classic holiday novella, “The Christmas Carol” resonates with readers today as one of Charles Dickens’ most important literary contributions. No other character in the beloved novella captures the fascination of readers and viewers like Ebenezer Scrooge. Many times, my mind shifts to Ebenezer Scrooge […]

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