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Manfred: Alderson Has Done A Phenomenal Job Rebuilding The Mets

An article by posted on December 27, 2016 0 Comments
Manfred: Alderson Has Done A Phenomenal Job Rebuilding The Mets

In an exclusive interview, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred spoke with Daily News columnist John Harper, and also spoke candidly about the Mets GM. Asked whether he thought New York has become a Mets town as opposed to a Yankees one, Manfred offered some high praise for the Mets and Sandy Alderson in particular. “I think […]

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Sandy Must Adjust Relief Pitching Philosophy

An article by posted on December 26, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Must Adjust Relief Pitching Philosophy

This is not a Sandy bashing article, though it seems like some fans take any criticism at all of the general manager as sacrilege. Sandy Alderson has done some great things as the GM of the Mets—holding onto Noah Syndergaard while some screamed for the minor leaguer to be traded for Ian Desmond, bringing in […]

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The Zambrano Effect

An article by posted on December 26, 2016 0 Comments
The Zambrano Effect

This has been an offseason in which big name free agents still sit on the sidelines, waiting for offers. Jose Bautista, who has hit almost 100 home runs since the 2014 season, is still without a team. Mark Trumbo and his 47 home runs in 2016? Still waiting to be signed as well. Mike Napoli […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Tom Seaver

An article by posted on December 25, 2016 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps Tom Seaver

Unless you marry your high school sweetheart, it’s almost inevitable that after you break up you will see your first love in someone else’s arms.  Maybe walking the hall, maybe outside the school, but somewhere you see the first girl of your dreams with someone else. Those feelings are what many felt the first time […]

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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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Steven Matz is Elite, The Center Fielder You Want to Trade Him For Isn’t

An article by posted on December 24, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz is Elite, The Center Fielder You Want to Trade Him For Isn’t

An MMO Fan Shot by Sidd Finch On July 30, 2004, the Mets committed one of the greatest blunders in their history by trading top left-handed pitching prospect Scott Kazmir to the Rays for the veteran Victor Zambrano. The deal was intended to fill a perceived immediate need, but it didn’t take long to see […]

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Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

An article by posted on December 24, 2016 0 Comments
Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

For the second consecutive season in 2016, the New York Mets traded for Kelly Johnson when they were in need of a super utility type player. As Johnson remains on the open market, it is worth wondering if the team yet again may have a need for the versatile player. Jonson has always seemed to […]

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Mets Won’t Discuss Starting Pitcher Extensions Before Spring

An article by posted on December 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Discuss Starting Pitcher Extensions Before Spring

The New York Mets will not talk extension with any of their starting pitchers before spring training the New York Daily News was told by GM Sandy Alderson. However, Alderson didn’t rule out extension talks during the 2017 season, “I am not going to say we would do or we are not going to do it,” […]

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Forget McCutchen, Mets Can Ill Afford To Deal Pitching Depth

An article by posted on December 23, 2016 0 Comments
Forget McCutchen, Mets Can Ill Afford To Deal Pitching Depth

When it comes to trades involving the Mets – whether made or speculated – entails a great deal of reading between the lines. So it goes with this ember in the Hot Stove boiler involving Andrew McCutchen with the Pirates. Sure, I can throw a lot of crap against the wall like I’ve read on other sites […]

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Update On Free Agent Reliever Market

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Update On Free Agent Reliever Market

The New York Mets remain in need of bullpen help with their only additions so far being righties Ben Rowen and Cory Burns on minor league deals. Closer Jeurys Familia could still be suspended by Major League Baseball despite the charges against him being dropped. The Mets also have two holes in their bullpen with […]

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