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Alderson: We Want To Have Franchise Players

An article by posted on December 1, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson: We Want To Have Franchise Players

Sandy Alderson, J.P. Ricciardi, John Ricco and Paul DePodesta were all on hand to host a Hot Stove Talk with Season Ticket holders on Wednesday at Citi Field. The Mets tweeted many of the responses which I thought was very cool of them and a few of them shed some light on a lot of […]

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Balance Is The Key To The New CBA

An article by posted on November 30, 2011 0 Comments
Balance Is The Key To The New CBA

While details about the new CBA are still coming in, it seems one thing is quite apparent about this new deal. It was an exercise in balancing the inequities in the league. It starts off by balancing the AL and NL to have the same number of teams. While this does not appear to have […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: NY Mets Pitching Prospect – Brant Rustich, RHP

An article by posted on November 29, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: NY Mets Pitching Prospect – Brant Rustich, RHP

When the Mets drafted RHP Brant Rustich in the second round of the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft, many thought with his size, strength, stuff, and advanced skills, that he would move quickly through the minor leagues and be ready to help out in the big league bullpen sooner rather than later. Many Mets fans began to […]

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How Badly Do The Mets REALLY Need Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on November 28, 2011 0 Comments
How Badly Do The Mets REALLY Need Jose Reyes?

The past year has solely revolved around Jose Reyes and whether he will return in 2012 or skip town for a big payday. Many people, myself included, have criticized Sandy Alderson and the Mets for not acting sooner to lock the all-star shortstop. But upon further review, I am not sure he is healthy enough to […]

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Unforgettaball Gifts For Mets Fans!

An article by posted on November 21, 2011 0 Comments
Unforgettaball Gifts For Mets Fans!

MMO 2011 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE Hey Mets fans, with Black Friday only days away and another holiday shopping season suddenly upon us, here’s something you can get for all those special Mets fans in your life; Unforgetaballs! Artist Emily M. Wolfson has ditched her canvas and easel, and decided to apply her wonderful talents to […]

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(Updated) Changes In New CBA: HGH Testing, Qualifying Offers, Elias Rankings Ditched

An article by posted on November 19, 2011 0 Comments
(Updated) Changes In New CBA: HGH Testing, Qualifying Offers, Elias Rankings Ditched

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, baseball’s new collective bargaining agreement is chock full of big changes. Major League Baseball will begin testing for human growth hormone (HGH) beginning in February as part of the new collective bargaining agreement. MLB is the first of the four major sports to now employ blood testing of its […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Dylan Owen, Buffalo Bison RHP

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Dylan Owen, Buffalo Bison RHP

The Mets drafted Dylan Owen in the 20th round of the 2007 draft out of Francis Marion University. Since then he has gradually worked his way up through the Mets system, receiving little fanfare, but pitching well. He has spent time at nearly every level of the Mets minor league chain, from Brooklyn to Buffalo. […]

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The Downside To Upside and the Downsizing of the Mets

An article by posted on November 13, 2011 0 Comments
The Downside To Upside and the Downsizing of the Mets

I read a good post this morning from Steve Popper of the Bergen Record who wrote a little bit about seldom discussed return for losing  Jose Reyes – the compensatory picks. He writes that “draft picks have been the lure for this front office” because they are “confident they can rebuild the Mets’ farm system through smart […]

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Wright Wants Reyes Back, Can’t Imagine Playing Without Him

An article by posted on November 8, 2011 0 Comments
Wright Wants Reyes Back, Can’t Imagine Playing Without Him

Erik Boland of Newsday, captured some great quotes from David Wright who was being honored at the ALS Sports Award Benefit tonight in NYC. The topic of course was Jose Reyes, and the Mets third baseman didn’t mince words about how he felt about the situation. “You see the kind of interest Jose’s getting…You knew he […]

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Mets Prospect Collin McHugh Answers Some Questions For MMO

An article by posted on October 29, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Prospect Collin McHugh Answers Some Questions For MMO

Mets pitching prospect Collin McHugh was kind enough to take some time out and answer a few questions for me for our MMO community. Collin is coming off a solid season that culminated with an impressive performance for Double-A Binghamton where he went 8-2 with a 2.89 ERA in 16 starts. The young right-hander is […]

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