Tag: believe

Mets and Nationals Expected To Be Highest Bidders For Ben Zobrist

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets and Nationals Expected To Be Highest Bidders For Ben Zobrist

Here is something to open up your appetites for Thanksgiving dinner. Tom Verducci appeared on the MLB Network this afternoon and reported that the Mets and Nationals are expected to be the high bidders for free agent Ben Zobrist. Yes, that Ben Zobrist… I find that extremely difficult to believe as being the “high bidder” […]

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The 2015 Mets: A Journey To Remember

An article by posted on November 21, 2015 0 Comments
The 2015 Mets: A Journey To Remember

Mets fan Drew Palazzo wrote in to MMO this morning to share his thrilling tribute video dedicated to the 2015 Mets. He writes: “Looking back on 2015, I personally believe that the New York Mets proved to us that a story doesn’t necessarily require a happy ending in order to be truly memorable. The season ended […]

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Alderson, Collins, Maddon On Cubs Sweeping Season Series Against Mets

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson, Collins, Maddon On Cubs Sweeping Season Series Against Mets

Here’s something I hope you find interesting. During the media sessions at Citi Field on Friday evening, I noticed that Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins and Cubs manager Joe Maddon were each asked to respond the Cubs winning the regular season series 7-0 over the Mets, and whether it mattered in the NLCS. Here is what […]

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10 Signs You Root for the New York Mets

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
10 Signs You Root for the New York Mets

Meaningful September baseball? A real lineup? A starting rotation that dominates, and a reliable bullpen? Are we sure these are the same Mets that looked all but dead in June? The short answer is no, they aren’t; they’re a rejuvenated, electric, never-say-die bunch that feed off the crowd’s energy while simultaneously creating their own (and […]

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Morning Grind: Oh, How Sweep It Is!

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Oh, How Sweep It Is!

After Stephen Strasburg absolutely dominated the Mets hitters all night on Wednesday, it seemed like 2-1 might be an insurmountable deficit. Strasburg was dealing right out of the gate, making the Mets look silly, striking out hitters left and right with his filthy hook that was falling right off the table. I should have known […]

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The Last Word: Only the Mets

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
The Last Word: Only the Mets

The fiasco that was Wednesday, July 29 at Citi Field will for a long time stand as Exhibit A for a couple of truisms my wife and I share as we watch the Mets most every night from April to October (yeah, October): One, every game features something you’ve never seen before, and two, baseball […]

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Hey Sandy, Are You Freaking Kidding Me???

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Hey Sandy, Are You Freaking Kidding Me???

Speaking with reporters at Citi Field on Thursday, Sandy Alderson said he has room in his budget to acquire an impact player and that he is scouring the market for an outfielder. “We have the ability to take on money,” he said, “even though none of you will believe me.” Well Sandy, the reason we don’t […]

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I’ve Got An Ax To Grind

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
I’ve Got An Ax To Grind

I’m sorry Mets fans, but what I’m about to tell you really has me beyond frustrated and I have this urgent need to vent. First, I want you to know, that in my 12 years of running this site, I have never sold my integrity for access to the team. And as a matter of […]

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Finally, Flores and Tejada Played At Their Best Defensive Positions

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
Finally, Flores and Tejada Played At Their Best Defensive Positions

Better late than never? After nearly three months as the Mets’ everyday shortstop, Wilmer Flores started at second base on Sunday, and wouldn’t you know it, he looked great. Last week, Terry Collins told reporters he was coming around on moving Flores to second, after weeks and weeks of resisting it for fear of hurting […]

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Should Mets Trade One Of Their Top Young Pitchers For Tulowitzki?

An article by posted on June 28, 2015 0 Comments
Should Mets Trade One Of Their Top Young Pitchers For Tulowitzki?

Columnist Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe spoke to a couple of MLB executives who say the Mets are still the best match for trading with the Colorado Rockies for All Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Cafardo believes the Mets would have to part with one of their young pitchers, and says Steven Matz could be the one […]

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