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MMO Fan Shot: Where Does Piazza Rank Among The Greatest Catchers Of All Time

An article by posted on January 9, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Where Does Piazza Rank Among The Greatest Catchers Of All Time

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love The arc of the baseball universe is long, but it bends towards justice.  And so, Mike Piazza, a true superstar, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his fourth attempt.  Piazza’s failure to muster the requisite 75% of votes his first three years on the ballot was […]

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Alderson Was Wrong About Cespedes… In July

An article by posted on January 9, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Was Wrong About Cespedes… In July

When assessing what’s left of this offseason, Sandy Alderson has given fair critiques on what remains. He has stated Yoenis Cespedes was a square peg for a round hole. In essence, Alderson was saying Cespedes’ bat doesn’t justify his poor defense. Last year, Cespedes’ UZR (Ultimate Zone Rating) in center field was -3.2, which is also his career average. UZR tells […]

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Terry Collins: A Life In Baseball

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins: A Life In Baseball

You’ve probably seen the ads and previews already, but just in case you haven’t here’s something you probably don’t want to miss. MLB Network will be featuring Mets manager Terry Collins in an upcoming episode of MLB Network Presents hosted by Bob Costas. The hour-long special entitled ”Terry Collins: A Life in Baseball” will air at 9:00 PM on […]

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Where Was Jeff Wilpon?

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Where Was Jeff Wilpon?

If you had an opportunity to watch the Hall of Fame press conference, you would’ve noticed the Mets sent a contingent there to show their support and appreciation for Mike Piazza. Team owner Jeff Wilpon, GM Sandy Alderson and Assistant GM John Ricco were all on hand for the special occasion. As Adam Rubin noted on ESPN.com, Sandy […]

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Mets Minors: 2015 Savannah Sand Gnats Season Review

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: 2015 Savannah Sand Gnats Season Review

With 2015 now behind us we will look at how each of the Mets affiliates fared last year. We start with the team that won the most games. One of the biggest bright spots was the Savannah Sand Gnats who went 84-53 in the South Atlantic League. They had an 18-game winning streak, which was […]

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Sandy Alderson Addresses Payroll Questions and Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Addresses Payroll Questions and Yoenis Cespedes

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson was on hand at the New York Athletic Club for Thursday’s Hall of Fame press conference for Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr. After the event, spoke to reporters and fielded some questions about the state of the Mets. First and foremost, I was happy to learn that Sandy was […]

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MMO Season Preview: David Wright, 3B

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: David Wright, 3B

David Wright, 3B Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: December 20, 1982 (33 on Opening Day) Contract: Year four of eight-year, $138 million deal ($20 million salary) 2015 Recap In just two short years, David Wright has gone from being a top ten position player in all of baseball to being arguably the biggest question mark for the […]

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Mike Piazza Humbled and Honored By Hall Of Fame Selection

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Mike Piazza Humbled and Honored By Hall Of Fame Selection

So you just got home from a long day at the office and you missed all the excitement as Mike Piazza finally got elected to the Hall of Fame earlier this evening?  Well have no fear, we’ve got you covered. The Baseball Writers Association of America punched Piazza’s ticket to Cooperstown after he received 83.0 […]

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Cooperstown Calling!!! Congratulations To Hall Of Famer Mike Piazza!!!

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Cooperstown Calling!!! Congratulations To Hall Of Famer Mike Piazza!!!

Congratulations to Mike Piazza who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame along with Ken Griffey Jr. by the Baseball Writers Association of America. The news was just announced live on MLB Network. Piazza received 83.0 percent of the vote and joins baseball immortality after his fourth year on the ballot, having missed in […]

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If Mets Do Add Another OF and RP Who Gets Cut From 40 Man Roster?

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
If Mets Do Add Another OF and RP Who Gets Cut From 40 Man Roster?

As currently constructed, the Mets are scheduled to field a lineup that looks like this: 1B – Lucas Duda 2B – Neil Walker SS – Asdrubal Cabrera 3B – David Wright LF – Michael Conforto CF – Juan Lagares RF – Curtis Granderson Yes, I’m aware that many believe Alejandro De Aza was signed to […]

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