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MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Darryl Strawberry

An article by posted on April 19, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Catching Up With Darryl Strawberry

  Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is […]

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Desperate Measures: Collins Brings In Henderson After 35-Pitch Outing

An article by posted on April 14, 2016 0 Comments
Desperate Measures: Collins Brings In Henderson After 35-Pitch Outing

Jim Henderson makes his fifth appearance in eight games for Mets. USA Today After Johan Santana threw 134 pitches on a surgery repaired shoulder to throw the first no-hitter in Mets history, Terry Collins was in tears. He seemed distraught. In the post-game press conference, Collins called Santana his “Hero,” and he was prescient in […]

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MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Starting Pitcher Will Have The Best Season?

An article by posted on April 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Starting Pitcher Will Have The Best Season?

Which Mets starting pitcher will have the best season this year? Mets Daddy – Going into this season, I was expecting Matt Harvey to have the best season of any pitcher, in part, due to the return of his slider. It’s funny how that one Noah Syndergaard start made me at least question my decision. […]

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MMO Roundtable: Is It World Series or Bust For The Mets?

An article by posted on April 7, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Is It World Series or Bust For The Mets?

What are the expectations this year? Will there be significant disappointment if there’s not another World Series appearance? In other words is it World Series or Bust? Logan Kader – As Mets fans, we always hold high expectations for our favorite team. For many people this season is World Series or bust, however, I do […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Baseball… The Family Game

An article by posted on April 3, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Baseball… The Family Game

An MMO Fan Shot by MetsFanInParadise The love of baseball runs through families. It’s passed from grandparent or parent to child. The bond baseball can form between between a father and child can be a special thing. It’s often portrayed in various art forms, and sports can be one medium across which the bond is built. […]

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2016 Season Preview: Noah Syndergaard, RHP

An article by posted on April 2, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Noah Syndergaard, RHP

Noah Syndergaard Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: August 29, 1992 (23 on Opening Day) Contract Status: Pre-Arb (Will make league minimum) 2015 Review Noah Syndergaard burst onto the scene in a big way last season, at times pitching like an ace. The six-foot-six righty brought an incredible array of pitches that was at times even more impressive than […]

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MMO Exclusive: ESPN’s Jayson Stark Gives His Take on the Mets

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: ESPN’s Jayson Stark Gives His Take on the Mets

Jayson Stark is most known for his work at the national level covering baseball for ESPN and as a senior writer for ESPN.com.  He’s been around the game for four decades, writing columns, authoring three baseball books, and reporting on ESPN and MLB Network.  I recently caught up with Jayson and he was kind enough […]

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Collins Bothered By Some Relievers Going Through Dead Arm Period

An article by posted on March 28, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Bothered By Some Relievers Going Through Dead Arm Period

Manager Terry Collins tells Jamal Collier of MLB.com that he is not overly concerned that his relievers are going through a “dead arm” period as the Mets begin the final week of Spring Training., but he has been bothered by it the last few days. Collins said he has noticed some diminished velocities from a […]

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Collins Defends Cespedes On Misplay In Center Field

An article by posted on March 25, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Defends Cespedes On Misplay In Center Field

In the top of the second inning of today’s 8-5 loss to the Astros, a questionable play by Mets center fielder Yoenis Cespedes on a drive to the base of the wall by A.J. Reed, led to an inside the park home run that left many people at Tradition Field scratching their heads. Reed drove […]

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Morning Grind: NYC Tobacco Ban Will Be Ineffective

An article by posted on March 24, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: NYC Tobacco Ban Will Be Ineffective

Whether players like it or not, New York City has enacted a smokeless tobacco ban that will prevent them from using chewing tobacco at Citi Field and Yankee Stadium. As we see from the quotes, there are players like Lucas Duda, to whom it’ll have no effect. There are others who do use it. We don’t know what, […]

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Jenrry Mejia Just Opened A Can Of Worms

An article by posted on March 11, 2016 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Just Opened A Can Of Worms

In all seriousness, the last thing I want to do is to write about Jenrry Mejia again. It’s going to be an exciting year for the Mets, and there are so many great and positive things to write about and discuss. However, he called a press conference, and WOW, do we need to address his allegations. First, […]

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