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Alderson On d’Arnaud To Left Field: No Chance, Never Discussed

An article by posted on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson On d’Arnaud To Left Field: No Chance, Never Discussed

August 30 Sandy Alderson put to rest for once and for all, that the front office had no conversations whatsoever about moving Travis d’Arnaud to left field. He told Mike Puma of the New York Post that not only was there no such conversation within the organization, but that there was no chance that it’s […]

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Petey’s Mets Nightmare

An article by posted on August 20, 2014 0 Comments
Petey’s Mets Nightmare

Can Anyone Here Play This Game? I get up like any other day to get ready for work. As I am making some fresh coffee I flip on ESPN. Hey what the hell is this? There is ‘breaking baseball news’ they say, coming up after the break. So as the commercials play, and the coffee […]

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Mets Will Regret Retaining Collins As Manager For 2015

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Will Regret Retaining Collins As Manager For 2015

Andy Martino of the Daily News argues that Terry Collins deserves to return as Mets manager in 2015. He defends Collins and says that he has had to endure Chris Young, Frank Francisco, a major drop in payroll, a major contraction phase, and the loss of a batting champion and Cy Young Award-winner among other […]

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Mejia Wanted To Finish Utley Off, Collins Called Intentional Walk

An article by posted on August 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Wanted To Finish Utley Off, Collins Called Intentional Walk

Losing in walk off fashion is always a punch to the gut. What made yesterdays loss feel so much worse were the questionable calls made in the later innings of the game. Those calls came from both the umpires and Terry Collins. During the ninth inning there were two calls that went against the Mets. […]

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Di-JEST: A Visit From Carnac

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST:  A Visit From Carnac

Even though he is long gone from the scene many people fondly remember the Johnny Carson routine called “Carnac the Magnificent.” Carnac, a great seer from the East, had the mystical ability to glean the appropriate question when given the answer. Here’s the MMO Di-Jest’s visit with the amazing Carnac. The answer: Bart Colon Carnac: […]

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Darling Is All For Mets Making A Mike Piazza Type Deal

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Darling Is All For Mets Making A Mike Piazza Type Deal

Bob Raissman of the Daily News caught up with Ron Darling who is extremely optimistic about the Mets outlook for the second half and is as excited about broadcasting Mets games now as he’s been in many years. “Whether this all culminates in the postseason, I don’t know,” he said. “I do think there is […]

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Minaya Weighs in on Mets Youth Movement

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Minaya Weighs in on Mets Youth Movement

Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya is happy for all the recent success the Mets have enjoyed, but also for what he sees as a bright future for the organization. In an interview with Mike Puma of the NY Post, Minaya praised the scouts and development people who drafted or signed most of the Mets players […]

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Lil’ Murph’s Diary: My Time As An All Star

An article by posted on July 16, 2014 0 Comments
Lil’ Murph’s Diary: My Time As An All Star

Dear Diary, Here I am in flight on my way back from Minnesota where I was a National League All-Star.  I thought I would tell you about the experience while it was all still fresh in my memory. I’d love to say that it was totally magical and unforgettable and stuff like that.  I don’t […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Gil Hodges Belongs In The Hall Of Fame

An article by posted on July 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Gil Hodges Belongs In The Hall Of Fame

An MMO Fan Shot by Bill Hall We support the election of Gil Hodges to the Baseball Hall of Fame. He is fully qualified under every one of the criteria set forth in the Hall’s own rules: “Voting shall be based on player’s record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character, and contributions to the team(s) on […]

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Mets Not Happy With Friday’s Play At The Plate

An article by posted on June 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Not Happy With Friday’s Play At The Plate

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Sandy Alderson disassociated himself Friday from the blocking-the-plate rule enacted by Major League Baseball this season even though he serves as chairman of the rules committee that influenced it. Rubin adds that the only person visibly livid in the clubhouse was Alderson and the GM implied after the […]

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