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Our Annual Opening Day Reading: Casey At The Bat

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
Our Annual Opening Day Reading: Casey At The Bat

It has become something of an Opening Day Tradition here on MMO; our annual reading of the great baseball classic Casey At The Bat. As we prepare for the Mets to return to action, please enjoy this legendary 1888 ballad that describes everything we love about this great game: Casey At The Bat By Ernest […]

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Gary, Keith and Ron: Those Voices In Our Heads

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Gary, Keith and Ron: Those Voices In Our Heads

The Mets may not lead the league in many baseball categories, but they do excel in one area. The voices of the Mets SNY broadcast team; Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez, and Ron Darling, are the cream of the crop. All three were on top of their game in Steve Serby’s Q&A in the Sunday New […]

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“The Kid” Game Thread: Mets vs Blue Jays, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
“The Kid” Game Thread: Mets vs Blue Jays, 7:05 PM

Baseball will return to Olympic Stadium for the first time since 2004, the New York Mets will take on the Toronto Blue Jays in a pair of exhibition games beginning tonight at 7:05 PM. Jenrry Mejia makes his final pitch for a rotation spot and will oppose Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle in what should be a sold-out Olympic Stadium. A pregame […]

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MMO Exclusive: One on One with Catching Prospect Cam Maron

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: One on One with Catching Prospect Cam Maron

The Mets signed catching prospect Cam Maron in the 34th round of the 2009 Amateur Draft from Hicksville High School, in Hicksville, NY.  Maron, who is entering his sixth season in the Mets farm system, continues to make progress towards his dream of one day playing major league baseball. The anticipation that a player feels prior […]

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Only The Marlins Are A Worse Draw On Road Than Mets

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Only The Marlins Are A Worse Draw On Road Than Mets

Here is a different way to look at the secondary ticket market. (Hat tip to Joanne) Sreekar Jasthi of Nerd Wallet took a different approach and analyzed how visiting teams impacted ticket prices overall. Using current ticket pricing data from TiqIQ, here is a chart showing the results of their team by team comparison. Not surprisingly, […]

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AL West Preview: Will Fielder Be Deciding Factor in Four Team Race?

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
AL West Preview: Will Fielder Be Deciding Factor in Four Team Race?

The AL West in my opinion represents the most wide open division in all of baseball, minus one team. I think everybody may be quick to jump on the Texas bandwagon again, especially after adding Prince Fielder to the mix, but I’m not so sure I’m ready to jump. In your comments, we’d love to […]

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NL West Preview: Can Anybody Stop The Dodgers?

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
NL West Preview: Can Anybody Stop The Dodgers?

The National League West showcases the team that many believe are the favorites to win the World Series heading into 2014. How often though do we see a team that “everybody” agrees is the team to beat slip to reality when injuries and such come knocking on their door? Are the Dodgers going to fall […]

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How Does Chris Young Fit the Mets Plan?

An article by posted on March 19, 2014 0 Comments
How Does Chris Young Fit the Mets Plan?

The Chris Young signing is what I call a Hot Stove Head-Scratcher. Try as I might to understand the move, signing Young to a contract worth more than $7 million dollars simply doesn’t make sense. My litmus test for a free agent signing involves two basic questions. First, is there a reasonable expectation the free […]

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Tigers GM Says No On Drew, Mets Sticking With Tejada

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Tigers GM Says No On Drew, Mets Sticking With Tejada

March 17  Disputing a report from Jim Bowden of ESPN, Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski told the Detroit News’ Lynn Henning that he will not pursue free agent shortstop Stephen Drew. The Tigers will instead go with internal candidates to replace shortstop Jose Iglesias who is likely out for the season. Detroit might still pursue a trade for a new shortstop, […]

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Jon Niese’s Wise 2012 Decision

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Jon Niese’s Wise 2012 Decision

After a disabled list stint with shoulder issues last season and a spring training that’s already been plagued by shoulder weakness and now an elbow issue, the long term future of Jon Niese can start to be questioned. Is this the beginning of a chronic issue that will plague him for the rest of his […]

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