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MMO Fan Shot: We’re In The Same Deplorable State As In 1979

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: We’re In The Same Deplorable State As In 1979

After a disappointing 1973 World Series loss to the Oakland A’s, despite holding a three games to two lead with two games to play, the 70′s New York Mets quickly fell from grace in the National League East. Back then the East was filled with good strong clubs like the Phillies Pirates, Cardinals, and the […]

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MMO Interview: Binghamton Mets Backstop Francisco Pena

An article by posted on August 10, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Interview: Binghamton Mets Backstop Francisco Pena

Coming from a baseball family, the theory was always that Francisco Pena would shoot through the Mets system and be their starting catcher by 2012. Although his progress has been slower than what that timetable would have required, there is no question that Pena is moving closer to where he needs to be. Now in […]

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Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

An article by posted on August 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

Its hard to fathom now, but the Mets had a realistic shot at the playoffs only one month ago.  Since then the team has taken a turn for the worst with a lot of poorly played baseball compounded by additional injuries.  In the process, the current situation has re-highlighted some glaring issues that the team’s […]

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MMO Q&A With Cyclones Catcher Kevin Plawecki

An article by posted on August 9, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Q&A With Cyclones Catcher Kevin Plawecki

Note: This interview was conducted on July 3rd, so references to the game from the night before were actually the game on July 2nd. Petey:  I am talking today with NY Mets 2012 1st-round sandwich pick, catcher Kevin Plawecki of the Brooklyn Cyclones. Kevin how does it feel to be in your first season in […]

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MMO Fair Or Foul: Phillip Evans Might Never Make It?

An article by posted on August 6, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair Or Foul: Phillip Evans Might Never Make It?

From time to time I will check out other Mets websites, and blogsites. I have as they say, some “friends in the biz,” and I enjoy seeing what they’re up to on occasion. Today I was on Mack’s Mets and I saw something there, an opinion by a “scout,” about one of our Mets farmhands, […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A GM Sometimes Takes The Bullet For What Ownership Decides

An article by posted on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A GM Sometimes Takes The Bullet For What Ownership Decides

The first all professional baseball team, that is, the first team to pay all of its players, was the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings. The team was owned and operated by members of a Ohio Law firm. Since that time, the business of baseball has evolved in countless ways. Player unions, media revenue, sponsorships, advertising dollars, […]

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Mets Sign CJ Nitkowski To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign CJ Nitkowski To Minor League Deal

Left-handed reliever CJ Nitkowski announced on Twitter that he has signed with the Mets and is headed to Double-A Binghamton. Back in March, Nitkowski auditioned for the Mets in front of J.P. Ricciardi and Dan Warthen, and it was later reported they would offer him a minor league deal. “They liked what they saw,” Nitkowski said at the […]

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Morning Grind: Look At These 2012 Mets And Tell Me That Clutch Doesn’t Exist

An article by posted on July 7, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Look At These 2012 Mets And Tell Me That Clutch Doesn’t Exist

If there was ever any merit to the concept that clutch hitting doesn’t exist, that “theory” has been completely disproven by these 2012 New York Mets by one lone number. 185. After Thursday night’s incredible 6-5 walk-off victory over the Phillies, that number represents how many times the Mets have scored a run with two […]

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Mets Go Streaking..Again

An article by posted on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Go Streaking..Again

June was set to be a real test for this team.  More than 20 games against teams which boast better than .500 records stood in the Mets path a few short weeks ago and ultimately, they’ve navigated the month well, but that’s not to say the month of June hasn’t been frustrating. Win three..lose three..win […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Outfield Prospect Joe Tuschak

An article by posted on June 19, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Outfield Prospect Joe Tuschak

In the 2011 MLB Draft, the Mets used their sixth round selection on a high school outfielder from Pennsylvania named Joe Tuschak. Tuschak is a speedy left-handed hitter with some pop, and a talented defender. With the Rookie League season starting up today, I wanted to get this interview posted since I actually spoke to […]

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