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“The Kid” Game Thread: Mets vs Blue Jays, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
“The Kid” Game Thread: Mets vs Blue Jays, 7:05 PM

Baseball will return to Olympic Stadium for the first time since 2004, the New York Mets will take on the Toronto Blue Jays in a pair of exhibition games beginning tonight at 7:05 PM. Jenrry Mejia makes his final pitch for a rotation spot and will oppose Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle in what should be a sold-out Olympic Stadium. A pregame […]

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MMO Exclusive: One on One with Catching Prospect Cam Maron

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: One on One with Catching Prospect Cam Maron

The Mets signed catching prospect Cam Maron in the 34th round of the 2009 Amateur Draft from Hicksville High School, in Hicksville, NY.  Maron, who is entering his sixth season in the Mets farm system, continues to make progress towards his dream of one day playing major league baseball. The anticipation that a player feels prior […]

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Only The Marlins Are A Worse Draw On Road Than Mets

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Only The Marlins Are A Worse Draw On Road Than Mets

Here is a different way to look at the secondary ticket market. (Hat tip to Joanne) Sreekar Jasthi of Nerd Wallet took a different approach and analyzed how visiting teams impacted ticket prices overall. Using current ticket pricing data from TiqIQ, here is a chart showing the results of their team by team comparison. Not surprisingly, […]

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AL West Preview: Will Fielder Be Deciding Factor in Four Team Race?

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
AL West Preview: Will Fielder Be Deciding Factor in Four Team Race?

The AL West in my opinion represents the most wide open division in all of baseball, minus one team. I think everybody may be quick to jump on the Texas bandwagon again, especially after adding Prince Fielder to the mix, but I’m not so sure I’m ready to jump. In your comments, we’d love to […]

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NL West Preview: Can Anybody Stop The Dodgers?

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
NL West Preview: Can Anybody Stop The Dodgers?

The National League West showcases the team that many believe are the favorites to win the World Series heading into 2014. How often though do we see a team that “everybody” agrees is the team to beat slip to reality when injuries and such come knocking on their door? Are the Dodgers going to fall […]

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How Does Chris Young Fit the Mets Plan?

An article by posted on March 19, 2014 0 Comments
How Does Chris Young Fit the Mets Plan?

The Chris Young signing is what I call a Hot Stove Head-Scratcher. Try as I might to understand the move, signing Young to a contract worth more than $7 million dollars simply doesn’t make sense. My litmus test for a free agent signing involves two basic questions. First, is there a reasonable expectation the free […]

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Tigers GM Says No On Drew, Mets Sticking With Tejada

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Tigers GM Says No On Drew, Mets Sticking With Tejada

March 17  Disputing a report from Jim Bowden of ESPN, Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski told the Detroit News’ Lynn Henning that he will not pursue free agent shortstop Stephen Drew. The Tigers will instead go with internal candidates to replace shortstop Jose Iglesias who is likely out for the season. Detroit might still pursue a trade for a new shortstop, […]

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Jon Niese’s Wise 2012 Decision

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Jon Niese’s Wise 2012 Decision

After a disabled list stint with shoulder issues last season and a spring training that’s already been plagued by shoulder weakness and now an elbow issue, the long term future of Jon Niese can start to be questioned. Is this the beginning of a chronic issue that will plague him for the rest of his […]

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The Changeup and its Impact on Baseball and the Mets

An article by posted on March 14, 2014 0 Comments
The Changeup and its Impact on Baseball and the Mets

(Photo by David Conde, Metsmerized Online) Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal, wrote a great article on how Noah Syndergaard needs to develop a changeup to complete his arsenal and write his ticket to the majors. Despite Syndergaard’s 98 mph fastball and his hook from hell, Diamond says that if the 21-year-old right-hander wants to […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins at 7:05 PM

An article by posted on March 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins at 7:05 PM

Righthander Zack Wheeler takes the hill tonight against the Miami Marlins at 7:05 PM in Jupiter. Wheeler will oppose RHP Tom Koehler for the Fish.  Tonight’s game will be broadcast on WOR 710 AM and former Mets closer John Franco will be calling the game, the first of three spring training games he will be calling. The Mets […]

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