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MMO Fan Shot: I’m Mad As Hell

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: I’m Mad As Hell

An MMO Fan Shot by Tom Starita After a lifetime of telling us to do this at Shea Stadium and Citi Field, I think it’s time to finally listen to Howard Beale… I don’t have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad. It’s a depression. Everybody’s on the disabled list or […]

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Now’s The Time To Replace Collins With Backman

An article by posted on June 23, 2015 0 Comments
Now’s The Time To Replace Collins With Backman

Since their 11-game winning streak in April, the Mets have gone 23-32. In that span they squandered a dozen excellent pitching performances that they should have won. The team has lost all semblance of the fundamentally sound team we saw in April, and players look lost at the plate either striking out or hitting lazy […]

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How Bad Does Mets Management and Ownership Want To Win?

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
How Bad Does Mets Management and Ownership Want To Win?

I should be numb after last night, but quite frankly I’m not. I’m not scared, devastated, or hopeless either. In fact I’m not feeling any of the emotions I’ve encountered in the Mets blogosphere this morning ranging from sad and pathetic to whiny and unsettling. Maybe it’s because watching the Mets offense get no-hit didn’t […]

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The Trouble With Terry Collins

An article by posted on June 7, 2015 0 Comments
The Trouble With Terry Collins

As you undoubtedly know by now, manager Terry Collins decided on Friday to kill the six-man rotation he had been lobbying and trying to justify for the greater part of the last two weeks. In an amazing and bizarre twist, Collins completely caved in and told reporters he was nixing the plan because it had […]

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Collins Responds To Calls To Fire Him

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Responds To Calls To Fire Him

I was a little dumbfounded when I logged on to see what was churning on Mets Twitter Tuesday morning and was smacked in the face by an article by Joel Sherman practically daring the front office to fire Terry Collins and another post by MetsBlog saying the Terry Watch was back on. I was like […]

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GM Dan Jennings To Be Named Marlins Manager

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
GM Dan Jennings To Be Named Marlins Manager

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and beat reporter Joe Frisaro of MLB.com are reporting that the Miami Marlins will name current general manager, Dan Jennings, as the team’s new manager to replace Mike Redmond. The announcement will be made official during a press conference scheduled for 11AM this morning. The move comes as a shock […]

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Exit Velocity: Baseball’s Newest Trend

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Exit Velocity: Baseball’s Newest Trend

Exit velocity is a new method to evaluate hitters which is gaining widespread popularity around the league according to Tim Rohan of the New York Times. Exit velocity measures the speed of the ball off the hitter’s bat. “It’s really just physics,” said John Ricco, the Mets’ assistant general manager. “If you hit the ball […]

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Communication Breakdown… Is Collins On Board With Flores As His Shortstop?

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Communication Breakdown… Is Collins On Board With Flores As His Shortstop?

I’ve never quite wrapped my mind around the notion that Terry Collins is the right manager for these NY Mets. I have my reasons, mostly grounded in my skepticism about his handling of a very young impressionable group that could benefit from a more patient and supportive hand … But while it’s hard to complain […]

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Marlins Owner Quizzed People About Wally Backman At Citi Field

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
Marlins Owner Quizzed People About Wally Backman At Citi Field

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria “quizzed” people at Citi Field during the weekend about Wally Backman’s readiness to be a major league manager, according to a report in the New York Post. Loria was in attendance in Queens as his Marlins were swept in a four-game series by the New York Mets. The Miami Herald reported […]

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Collins Says He Decides Who Starts and Where They Bat

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says He Decides Who Starts and Where They Bat

The lineup mystery has been solved. Terry Collins spoke with reporters today and said the lineup is created by him and his coaching staff, as well as the front office. “It’s a collaboration.” Collins said he has the final decision as to who starts, where they bat, and which players get benched. Additionally, he credited […]

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Gov. Christie Loves The Dark Knight Of Gotham

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Gov. Christie Loves The Dark Knight Of Gotham

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appeared with Matthew White on NJ 101.5 FM to talk Mets baseball, Matt Harvey and Opening Day. “Listen, I’m hopeful we’re an over .500 team this year, and then we’ll worry about the playoffs after that,” Christie replied. “Mets Opening Day is like a National Holiday in the Christie household.” […]

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