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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets 2011 First Rounder, RHP Michael Fulmer

An article by posted on October 23, 2011 0 Comments

Last June, the Mets selected RHP Michael Fulmer with the 44th overall pick in the MLB Draft. He was the supplemental first-round pick for the Yankees’ signing of Pedro Feliciano. Fulmer, 18, went 10-2 with a 0.72 ERA and 127 strikeouts in 68 innings for Deer Creek High School in his hometown of Edmond, OK. He was […]

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Chris Schwinden Answers A Few Questions For MMO

An article by posted on October 22, 2011 0 Comments
Chris Schwinden Answers A Few Questions For MMO

I recently conducted an interview with New York Mets pitcher Chris Schwinden who was kind enough to answer a few questions for me to share with our MMO community. Schwinny was totally cool and I hope you’ll leave him some nice comments. Enjoy! First of all Chris, congratulations on a terrific season in 2011! Anchoring the […]

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Introducing: The MLB Hall Of Fame Class Of 1942

An article by posted on October 21, 2011 0 Comments
Introducing: The MLB Hall Of Fame Class Of 1942

There was only one player that was inducted into the Hall of Fame from 1940 to 1944 in honor of those that had to put their careers on hold and go abroad to defend the United States in World War II. Who was the one player worthy enough of being inducted during this time? Second […]

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Happy 25th Anniversary, Mookie… BTW, You’re Fired!

An article by posted on October 6, 2011 0 Comments
Happy 25th Anniversary, Mookie… BTW, You’re Fired!

As we reported yesterday, fan favorite Mookie Wilson was fired as the first base coach on Wednesday by Sandy Alderson who does plan to reassign him to another job in the organization. Mookie, of course, is one of the most beloved and most popular Mets players in franchise history, but the timing of his dismissal […]

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Put Yourself In Jose’s Shoes

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments

I’m sure we’ve all been following along with what every baseball analyst and player thinks of Jose Reyes’ decision to remove himself from the game in the first inning of yesterday’s Mets season finale. While I personally wasn’t too thrilled about this, I am super excited that Reyes became the first New York Met in […]

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MMO Fan Shot: It’s Not Winning or Losing, It’s How You Play The Game!

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: It’s Not Winning or Losing, It’s How You Play The Game!

Many a little leaguer has heard that phrase after a tough loss or season. Is it just the platitude of an overprotective adult, not wanting to see kids in pain and trying to shield them from the disappointment that real life often brings-  or is it actually true? Some folks will simplistically look at our […]

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Moneyball Movie Review

An article by posted on September 26, 2011 0 Comments

Walking into the movie theater to see Moneyball, I had my doubts. Will this capture what the book is about? How can Brad Pitt play a hot-head GM like Billy Beane? Is this going to be another Hollywood interpretation of the true essence of sports? To say the least, I had my doubts. I had very low […]

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Why Do So Many Mets Fans Hate David Wright?

An article by posted on September 16, 2011 0 Comments

I haven’t done one of these in a while, but I got an email from one of our readers yesterday that basically asked me  a few questions about Bay, Tejada and a couple of other players, but what really struck me was this: Why do so many fans hate David Wright? Everybody seems to pin […]

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Are Clutch Performances And Players A Myth?

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
Are Clutch Performances And Players A Myth?

A recent exchange on Twitter between me and a couple of other Mets bloggers, reminds me of why there is such a great divide between the sabermetric crowd and for lack of a better term, the traditionalists, or the old-school crowd if you will. In my opinion, the cause for the divide isn’t really the […]

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Howard Johnson (HoJo) To Play For Rockland Boulders

An article by posted on August 30, 2011 0 Comments
Howard Johnson (HoJo) To Play For Rockland Boulders

Today the Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am League announced that they have signed former New York Met Howard Johnson, along with his son Glen for the remainder of the season. I happen to live 15 minutes from Provident Bank Park, home of the Rockland Boulders, and interned there over the summer. This is the first […]

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