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Time For the Six-Man Rotation

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Time For the Six-Man Rotation

One of the most famous lines in baseball history was Spahn and Sain and pray for rain, a reference to the superiority of the top two pitchers in the four-man rotation of the 1948 Boston Braves. Many young fans are unaware that until the late 1960s and early 1970s most teams went with a four […]

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ESPN’s Keith Law Blasts Tim Tebow

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN’s Keith Law Blasts Tim Tebow

Prospect Analyst Keith Law didn’t mince any words in his latest ESPN Insider article in which he completely obliterates the Mets for sending Tim Tebow to the Arizona Fall League and making a mockery of it. After getting a first hand look at Tebow while scouting the league, he offers this biting criticism: Tebow the […]

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Mets Buy Low 2016 Offseason Edition

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Buy Low 2016 Offseason Edition

Most fans of baseball probably enjoy the sport for the game itself. Myself, I’m a little bit of an oddball, I follow baseball because I find the business of baseball to be fascinating. There is no other major sport where the individual contributions of each player is as important as baseball’s. In football, soccer and […]

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2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

Two weeks ago it was announced the Mets were returning their entire coaching staff for the 2017 season. As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, Terry Collins confirmed it could be the last rodeo for him as he may retire after the 2017 season. When Collins signed his two year contract extension last offseason it […]

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Wear Orange On Wednesday! #WEARORANGE

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
Wear Orange On Wednesday!  #WEARORANGE

As far as I’m concerned, Mets fans are without question the best and most loyal fans in baseball. Their passion for the team is always on full display here on MMO and of course on social media where Mets Twitter has become an MLB phenomenon. The connections that Mets fans make with the players is […]

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Monday Night, Everyone Was A Marlins Fan

An article by posted on September 27, 2016 0 Comments
Monday Night, Everyone Was A Marlins Fan

“There’s no crying in baseball.” Is a motto that was tossed out the window Monday night in Miami. When Jose Fernandez died in a horrific boat accident during the early hours of Sunday, the news rocked the baseball world. How could someone with that much lust for the game of baseball – and life in […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on September 26, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

Monday, September 26, 2016 • 7:10 p.m. Marlins Park • Miami, FL RHP Bartolo Colon (14-7, 3.12) vs. LHP Adam Conley (8-6, 3.94) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets beat the Phillies by an almost incomprehensible 17-0 as the Giants and Cardinals both lost. The Mets look to close in […]

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A Tough Night Ahead As Mets and Marlins Mourn Jose Fernandez

An article by posted on September 26, 2016 0 Comments
A Tough Night Ahead As Mets and Marlins Mourn Jose Fernandez

Sitting in Section 135, you get the opportunity to look into the Mets dugout.  While watching the game, I could only make out that the Mets had hung something up on the dugout wall.  As I would discover after the game, Yoenis Cespedes hung a Jose Fernandez Mets #16 jersey to honor his fellow countryman, […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Tragedy Strikes, Final Week Won’t Be Easy

An article by posted on September 25, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Tragedy Strikes, Final Week Won’t Be Easy

I kick off tonight’s show looking at the week ahead and comparing the schedules of the Mets, Cards and Giants. I also talk about how this team needs to approach a ballgame differently without their strong starting pitching. The tragic death of Jose Fernandez puts a monkey wrench into the series in Miami. The Marlins […]

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Nationals Clinch NL East Title

An article by posted on September 25, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Clinch NL East Title

With the Mets’ loss to the Phillies this evening and a win of their own, the Washington Nationals have officially clinched the National League East title, their third in five years. Washington earned a 6-1 victory over the Pirates tonight, getting big contributions at the plate from Stephen Drew and Jayson Werth while squeezing 5.1 […]

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