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If It Happens, Mets Seem Well Equipped To Usher In The DH

An article by posted on May 9, 2015 0 Comments
If It Happens, Mets Seem Well Equipped To Usher In The DH

Designated Hitter. The concept invokes a variety of opinions, however, the majority of National League baseball fans view it unfavorably. There’s great arguments on both sides, it would benefit the game in many ways and certainly add more excitement. However, it would also mark the end of a tradition that has held strong for decades, […]

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3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
3 Concerns and 3 Positive Takeaways From Marlins Series

3 Concerns To Keep An Eye On 1. Defense Holding On By A Thread The Mets are 5-7 on the road this year and the middle infield defense has played a large part in those results. Wilmer Flores and Daniel Murphy have shown signs of life at the plate, but aside from a few long […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Three Takeaways From Mets 11-3 Start

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Three Takeaways From Mets 11-3 Start

The league-leading, red-hot Mets won their ninth straight game in a row to move to 11-3 on the season – the best record in baseball. Here are Three Takeaways from the game last night. 1. The Mets are CAPITALIZING on other teams’ mistakes. There has been much talk from fans and broadcasters alike about how […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Braves 1 (Nine In A Row!!!)

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Braves 1 (Nine In A Row!!!)

The New York Mets extended their winning streak to 9 games after defeating the Atlanta Braves 7-1 at Citi Field on Tuesday evening. Pitching: Starter Jonathon Niese went 6.2 strong innings, allowing 1 earned run on 4 hits and 4 walks while striking out 5. The only run came on a solo home run off […]

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Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets Farm System Fifth Best

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets Farm System Fifth Best

More good news from Baseball Prospectus, who  ranked all 30 MLB farm systems and placed the Mets at number five. That’s a nice bump from last year’s No. 8 ranking. “Not the best, but likely the most balanced farm system in all of baseball, the Mets have everything you could want from a group of […]

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Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

An article by posted on February 18, 2015 0 Comments
Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

There are a number of young prospects and fringe players who will be fighting for recognition this spring.  Every year, there’s usually one surprise performance that puts a previously unheralded name on the radar.  After all the action wraps up in the Grapefruit League, who will be the player to leave a lingering impression on […]

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Featured Post: DePodesta Explains Mets Strategy To Improve Farm System

An article by posted on February 1, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: DePodesta Explains Mets Strategy To Improve Farm System

Mike Vorkunov (NJ.com) recently discussed the Mets’ minor league system and prospectswith VP of Player Development and Scouting, Paul DePodesta. Here are some exchanges that stood out. You can read the full article here. The main theme being targeted here is the position player depth that is rapidly rising through the system.  The Mets were […]

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Law: Mets Have 6 Prospects in Top 100

An article by posted on January 29, 2015 0 Comments
Law: Mets Have 6 Prospects in Top 100

Here they are, what you’ve all been waiting for… ESPN’s Keith Law released his Top 100 Prospects for 2015 and the Mets had an impressive showing with six players making the cut. Noah Syndergaard RHP (No. 17) Syndergaard just keeps chugging along fairly quietly compared to most pitchers who throw 95-plus, getting results while refining […]

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MMO Mailbag: Where Are All Of Sandy’s Draft Picks?

An article by posted on January 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Where Are All Of Sandy’s Draft Picks?

Devin asks… Isn’t anyone the least bit concerned that as Sandy Alderson enters his fifth season as GM not one of his draft selections has made it to the majors yet and none are expected to be on the 2015 Opening Day roster? In the MLB Preview they pick Noah Syndergaard, Dilson Herrera and Steven […]

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Numbers Point To A Big Season For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on January 26, 2015 0 Comments
Numbers Point To A Big Season For Travis d’Arnaud

Very few backstops have the ability to manipulate the strike zone and manufacture K’s like Travis d’Arnaud. That talent immediately caught the eye of the Mets front office following his 2013 debut.  His quick hands translates at the plate into raw power and bat speed. There were obstacles and defensive flaws that d’Arnaud had to hurdle last […]

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