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Five Notes From Thursday: Wright Could DH This Weekend

An article by posted on February 23, 2017 0 Comments
Five Notes From Thursday: Wright Could DH This Weekend

1. David Wright could DH this weekend, hopefully Saturday but could be Sunday with both games being at home. Wright also threw again on Thursday, again in secret though with no beat writers allowed.  2. Collins expects the lineup on Saturday for the first home game of Grapefruit League action to be mostly regulars except […]

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Five Things We Learned From Terry Collins Friday

An article by posted on February 17, 2017 0 Comments
Five Things We Learned From Terry Collins Friday

1. Zack Wheeler played catch on Friday and felt fine. He will throw a bullpen session soon, possibly on Sunday. On Wednesday, it was reported that Wheeler felt “tenderness” in his right elbow after his most recent bullpen. I think it’s safe to say that there was some overreaction to the tenderness news from Wheeler. […]

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Jay Bruce Will Get Some Time At First Base

An article by posted on February 14, 2017 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Will Get Some Time At First Base

Mets manager Terry Collins told reporters today that right fielder Jay Bruce will get at least some exposure playing first base during Grapefruit League games this Spring. The move will help give the Mets another option to turn to if things should go awry with regular first baseman Lucas Duda who is coming off a season […]

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MMO Mailbag: How Many Games Will Mets Win In 2017?

An article by posted on January 23, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: How Many Games Will Mets Win In 2017?

Adam asks…. How many games will the Mets win next season? We haven’t made any improvements to last year’s roster and the bullpen might even be worse off. Are we just going to fight five teams for a wild card spot again?  Joe D. replies… Almost every projection system and even most of the Las […]

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Five Reasons To Be Excited About The 2017 Mets

An article by posted on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
Five Reasons To Be Excited About The 2017 Mets

1. Back in the New  York Groove This one is pretty obvious. The man in that picture is pretty freaking good, and he’s going to be a Met for the next four years. Since becoming a Met, Yoenis Cespedes has been an offensive juggernaut, and now with the incentives in his contract, we might not […]

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MMO’s Annual Mets Themed Christmas Carols

An article by posted on December 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO’s Annual Mets Themed Christmas Carols

About six years ago we started writing Mets themed Christmas carols which my buddy and MMO contributor John Bernhardt would then perform and sing on his weekly radio show. Sometimes we’d make a contest out of it and over the years you guys came up with some really great entries. I always found it to […]

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With Wright At 3B, Granderson Will Lead Off

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
With Wright At 3B, Granderson Will Lead Off

Sandy Alderson has said that David Wright will be the Mets third baseman going into 2017. He hopes Wright will remain healthy and play in four out of every five games, relegating Jose Reyes to a super utility role as opposed to the starting third baseman gig he had late last season. Jose Reyes is […]

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Jay Bruce’s Mets Future Tied to Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on November 28, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce’s Mets Future Tied to Yoenis Cespedes

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets have been receiving inquiries on Jay Bruce all offseason. However, the Mets are not inclined to move Bruce until the Yoenis Cespedes situation has been resolved. At the moment, the market appears to be heating up as Cespedes shares the same goal as the […]

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8 Things We Learned From Terry Collins

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
8 Things We Learned From Terry Collins

Terry Collins spoke to reporters on Tuesday after the team took batting practice at Citi Field in advance of the Wild Card Game on Wednesday. On going up against Madison Bumgarner “Well, he’s outstanding, but this time of year you’re going to face great pitching. We know that. We’re up for it. We faced arguably […]

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Jay Bruce Is Heating Up At The Perfect Time

An article by posted on September 29, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Is Heating Up At The Perfect Time

When Jay Bruce didn’t make an immediate impact in blue and orange, many fans called for the veteran outfielder’s head, citing an uncanny similarity to a former Met with the same initials. Terry Collins tried everything. Moving him up and down the lineup, giving him a “mental health break,” and even benching him. Though Bruce’s […]

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