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Hold The Champagne

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Hold The Champagne

We’re all such Mets fans. Give us the smallest spark of hope, the tiniest roster change, one decent WHIP, or a great year two or three seasons in the past for an aging player, and we’re practically giddy with excitement. Oh, the Mets – serious wild card contenders at last! We never should have doubted […]

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Home Plate Collisions, May Be A Thing Of The Past

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments

The NY Daily News reports that MLB plans to outlaw home plate collisions by 2015 because of a growing concern of concussions. The move will first be voted on by the owners and then will need to be approved by the Players Association. The Daily News reports that Sandy Alderson, who is also the chairman of […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview With Outfield Prospect Cory Vaughn

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview With Outfield Prospect Cory Vaughn

The Mets signed Cory Vaughn in the 4th Round of the 2010 June Amateur Draft from San Diego State University. In 2007, he was initially drafted out of high school in the 43rd Round by the Philadelphia Phillies, but chose to attend college instead. At San Diego State, he played for Hall of Famer Tony […]

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Striking Fool’s Gold With Granderson

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Striking Fool’s Gold With Granderson

When one gets past the excitement of the Mets signing a credible free agent who actually becomes part of this regime’s long term plan, there is this sobering reason for pause. Well, actually there’s 195 of them. As in, 195 strikeouts, which is how many times Granderson struck out in 2012, his last full season. […]

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Hot Stove: Mets Are Not In On Bronson Arroyo

An article by posted on December 10, 2013 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Mets Are Not In On Bronson Arroyo

Mets Are Not In On Arroyo, Twins Closing In It didn’t take long for Jon Heyman and Marc Caring to confirm our report when we tweeted the following: Latest little nugget from Winter Meetings: "Mets interest in Bronson Arroyo is there but also very overstated." — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) December 10, 2013 The Mets […]

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Life Under the Big Top

An article by posted on December 10, 2013 0 Comments
Life Under the Big Top

The Houston Astrodome is coming down as we speak. The following is just one of the memorable games the New York Mets played at historic dome. The original New York Mets were more often described as a circus act than a competitive professional baseball team. Fans flocked to the Polo Grounds, and later Shea Stadium, […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talking With Mets 1B Prospect Zach Mathieu

An article by posted on December 8, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talking With Mets 1B Prospect Zach Mathieu

Standing 6-foot-7 and weighing 265 pounds, 22-year-old Kingsport first baseman Zach Mathieu is a towering sight behind the plate. Hailing from the chilly Northeastern town of Derry, New Hampshire, Mathieu was a multi-sport athlete that actually had his eye on the ice until the age of 14. “My first love actually used to be hockey,” Mathieu said. […]

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Hot Stove News: Nationals Sign Nate McLouth To Two-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 6, 2013 0 Comments
Hot Stove News: Nationals Sign Nate McLouth To Two-Year Deal

Nats Sign Nate McLouth The Nationals agreed to terms on a two-year deal with free agent outfielder and left-handed hitter Nate McLouth, according to the Washington Post. McLouth spent most of the past two seasons serving as Baltimore’s primary left fielder last season. McLouth, 32, played 146 games for the Orioles and posted a .258/.329/.400 […]

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My Mock Interview With Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on December 5, 2013 0 Comments
My Mock Interview With Sandy Alderson

RW: Hi Sandy. I want to thank you for taking time from your very busy schedule to speak with me. SA: No problem. Glad to do it. RW: Let’s get right to it, okay? SA: You have fifteen minutes. How you use those fifteen minutes is entirely up to you. RW: How’s the off season […]

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Gone Too Soon: Pirates Prospect Evan Chambers Dead At 24

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
Gone Too Soon: Pirates Prospect Evan Chambers Dead At 24

Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Evan Chambers passed away in his sleep this past weekend as noted in a statement by Pirates GM Neal Huntington. The Pirates signed Chambers after selecting him in the 3rd round of the 2009 June Amateur draft from Hillsborough Community College (Tampa, FL.). He played in 5 seasons within the Pirates farm system, […]

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