Tag: manager

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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Alderson Assures Collins That His Job Is Safe

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Assures Collins That His Job Is Safe

Updated: 10:20 PM Anthony DiComo of MLB.com writes that Sandy Alderson met with Terry Collins prior to Tuesday’s game against the Brewers to assure the manager that his job is safe. DiComo adds that Alderson said he felt the meeting was necessary due to a fresh round of tabloid rumors surrounding Collins’ job security. “Sometimes you […]

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Alderson Hints Collins Is Safe… For Now…

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Hints Collins Is Safe… For Now…

Monday’s firing of Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens clearly placed manager Terry Collins on the hot seat despite assurances from Sandy Alderson that he was safe. “I think this is in response to a specific situation,” Alderson said when asked about Collins. “Nothing else should be read into it by any means.” Additionally, multiple sources […]

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Step Aside Sandy…

An article by posted on May 23, 2014 0 Comments
Step Aside Sandy…

The Star-Ledger writes that Gov. Chris Christie would love for Sandy Alderson to step aside so that he could take over as the general manager of the Mets. “I would love to be general manager of the Mets,” Christie told WFAN. ”If Sandy would put his crap in boxes and get out of there now, I’d […]

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