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Slide Ruben, Slide!

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Slide Ruben, Slide!

What the heck happened last night during this play at home in the fifth inning that saw Ruben Tejada waltz in without so much as a hit or a slide? Putting aside the fact that Tim Teufel should have never waved Tejada home, what the hell was Tejada thinking? Apparently he wasn’t thinking at all […]

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A Long Crawl to Opening Day

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
A Long Crawl to Opening Day

In Frank Darabont’s The Shawshank Redemption, the main character, Andy Dufresne, played by Tim Robbins, uses a rock hammer and two decades of time to dig a tunnel from prison to freedom. After six long, winter months without Mets baseball, my Dad and I traveled five hours and ten minutes through a snowstorm, traffic, lost […]

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Terry Collins Is On The Hot Seat

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Terry Collins Is On The Hot Seat

Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com shares his take on Terry Collins and what he feels is an unrealistic expectation by Mets brass that the Mets are a 90 win team. Rosenthal says Collins was handed a roster laden with holes by Sandy Alderson and that he has put unfair pressure on his manager to get the […]

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Mejia Gets A Clean Bill Of Health For Friday’s Start

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Gets A Clean Bill Of Health For Friday’s Start

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Jenrry Mejia was given a clean report by the team doctor and according to Terry Collins, Mejia also threw a baseball on Sunday and was deemed healthy and ready to take his turn in the rotation on Friday, when the Mets face the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field. […]

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Our Annual Opening Day Reading: Casey At The Bat

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
Our Annual Opening Day Reading: Casey At The Bat

It has become something of an Opening Day Tradition here on MMO; our annual reading of the great baseball classic Casey At The Bat. As we prepare for the Mets to return to action, please enjoy this legendary 1888 ballad that describes everything we love about this great game: Casey At The Bat By Ernest […]

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Gary, Keith and Ron: Those Voices In Our Heads

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Gary, Keith and Ron: Those Voices In Our Heads

The Mets may not lead the league in many baseball categories, but they do excel in one area. The voices of the Mets SNY broadcast team; Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez, and Ron Darling, are the cream of the crop. All three were on top of their game in Steve Serby’s Q&A in the Sunday New […]

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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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