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MMO Fan Shot: Ojeda Comes Down Hard On Mets Approach At Plate

An article by posted on May 4, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Ojeda Comes Down Hard On Mets Approach At Plate

SNY analyst Bobby Ojeda came down HARD on the Mets new philosophy at the plate with regard to heir approach at the plate during tonight’s Mets pre-game show. For those that missed it, Ojeda ripped into what he called “this business of taking so many pitches” that the organization has forced the players to adopt. […]

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“I’m Coming Back.”

An article by posted on May 4, 2012 0 Comments
“I’m Coming Back.”

“I’m coming back. Write it down in big letters. I’m not going out like this.” -Mariano Rivera today on his possible season-ending ACL injury  Those are the words of a true champion, of someone who doesn’t know the meaning of the word “can’t”. If you know him just as the all-time saves leader, then you […]

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I Like Ike, But This Is Ridiculous

An article by posted on April 24, 2012 0 Comments
I Like Ike, But This Is Ridiculous

Geez, What the heck is up with Ike Davis? Spare me the “It’s only April diatribes”  I’m not in the mood for cliches and simplistic excuses this morning. Ike Davis stranded the bases loaded three times in Monday’s doubleheader sweep by the Giants, although the first baseman cautiously noted that the final instance — a called […]

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One Hour Left! Win VIP Tickets To Knuckleball, Movie Poster Signed By Dickey!

An article by posted on April 14, 2012 0 Comments
One Hour Left! Win VIP Tickets To Knuckleball, Movie Poster Signed By Dickey!

ONLY ONE HOUR LEFT!!! 9:00 PM DEADLINE WIN VIP TICKETS & SIGNED MOVIE POSTER!!! On Saturday April 21, the baseball documentary Knuckleball! will be premiering at a free screening as part of the Tribeca Film Festival in Manhattan. The film highlights the famed pitch and profiles the two most recent knuckleballers, the Mets’ own R.A. Dickey and former Red […]

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Tough Series For Larry Vanover, More Replay Needed?

An article by posted on April 12, 2012 0 Comments
Tough Series For Larry Vanover, More Replay Needed?

Through the first six games, the umpiring in the games the Mets have played has been rather suspect. But we really saw it take a turn for the worse this series against the Nationals. Larry Vanover, a 21-year MLB veteran umpire, made a few key questionable calls in this series. The first actually benefitted the […]

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Mets Farm Report 4/9: St. Lucie, Savannah Win In Walk-Off Fashion

An article by posted on April 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report 4/9: St. Lucie, Savannah Win In Walk-Off Fashion

METS FARM REPORT 4/9 ROCHESTER 3, BUFFALO 2 Red Wings shortstop Brian Dozier hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh to give Rochester a comeback victory, snapping Buffalo’s three-game winning streak. The Bisons bullpen entered the game with 14 scoreless innings to begin the season. Protecting a 2-1 lead, lefty Chuck James made his Bisons debut […]

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Will Pelfrey Keep The Mets Rolling?

An article by posted on April 9, 2012 0 Comments
Will Pelfrey Keep The Mets Rolling?

One of baseball’s most popular cliches is pitching is contagious, both good and bad. Tonight against Washington, Mike Pelfrey, who struggled during spring training  will attempt to follow up the Mets’ strong showing from its rotation in his first appearance of the season. The Mets have been here before with Pelfrey, and your guess is […]

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MMO Fan Shot: 5 Truths for Mets Fans in 2012

An article by posted on April 3, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: 5 Truths for Mets Fans in 2012

As we get ready to begin the 2012 season, there is a lot of negativity surrounding the Mets. Some of it is warranted, but some of it is the product of misconceptions and misrepresentations. I think a lot of it comes from living in the bubble of being fans of one particular team, so everything […]

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Nominations For 2012 Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame

An article by posted on March 15, 2012 0 Comments

Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame Announces Nominations for 2012 Induction The Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame today announced the names of the nominees on the 2012 induction ballot. They include: Big Ed Delahanty, whose lifetime .346 average ranks fifth all-time; Gene Michael, scout and GM responsible for signing players including Derek Jeter and […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets First-Base Prospect Cole Frenzel

An article by posted on March 8, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets First-Base Prospect Cole Frenzel

I had the pleasure of speaking by phone yesterday with New York Mets, 2011 7th round draft choice, minor league first-baseman Cole Frenzel. I was able to throw a great many questions Cole’s way, and he fielded them all sure-handedly, without so much as a bobble. Cole told me he had left the chilly clime of […]

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