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MMO Exclusive: Hardball With Baseball Maverick Author Steve Kettmann

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Hardball With Baseball Maverick Author Steve Kettmann

Here is an MMO exclusive interview with Steve Kettmann, author of the new Sandy Alderson bio, Baseball Maverick.  We thank Steve for his graciousness and generosity in answering our questions. He is by all accounts a very busy man but still managed to make time for us. I tried to pick and choose questions on […]

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Five Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on April 1, 2015 0 Comments
Five Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson

Sandy Alderson is extremely happy with the Spring the Mets have had, and what he likes most is the camaraderie between the players and how they’ve invested in each other. He credits Mike Barwis and Kevin Long for some of that. He’s also very happy with the Mets record in Spring Training Alderson said that […]

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Gee Overcomes Challenge From Montero, Wins Fifth Starter Job

An article by posted on April 1, 2015 0 Comments
Gee Overcomes Challenge From Montero, Wins Fifth Starter Job

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, veteran righthander Dillon Gee will be the Mets fifth starter based on information he received from several team sources. Despite a stiff challenge from prospect Rafael Montero, Gee will remain in the rotation as the Mets head into Opening Day. Gee could get traded within the month […]

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Rafael Montero No Longer Tipping Pitches

An article by posted on April 1, 2015 0 Comments
Rafael Montero No Longer Tipping Pitches

According to what pitching coach Dan Warthen told Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, righthander Rafael Montero was tipping his pitches last year and early this Spring. “€œHe was tipping his pitches,”€ Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen said of Montero, referring to last season and earlier this spring. “€œHorribly. That’€™s pretty much all we’ve worked […]

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It’s Do or Die For Terry Collins and He Knows It

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Do or Die For Terry Collins and He Knows It

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, says that there are a few managers on the hot seat as the 2015 baseball season begins, and many more with seats that are lukewarm or getting there. But it’s safe to say there’s only one manager where there’s a book out to verify how hot his seat is. That’s […]

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Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

Dave in Spain asks… “What are the chances of Monell getting the backup C job instead of Recker? He’s hitting much better in ST, and has more power. With Edgin and Wheeler going to the 60-day DL there will be a 40-man roster spot open.” Daniel McCarthy replies… Johnny Monell has been tearing the cover […]

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MLB Commissioner Calls Wilpon A Victim That’s Been Treated Unfairly

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Commissioner Calls Wilpon A Victim That’s Been Treated Unfairly

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred was a guest on WFAN Radio on Tuesday and gave Mets owner Fred Wilpon another vote of confidence, portraying him as a victim who has been treated unfairly. “I do understand that that undercurrent is out there. I really don’t believe it’s fair, however. The most important point is […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets (17-11) travel to Viera on Tuesday to face the Washington Nationals (10-13) at 1:05 PM. LHP Jon Niese (2-0, 2.61 ERA) starts for the Mets and will oppose LHP Gio Gonzalez (0-1, 2.63 ERA) for the Nationals. No radio or TV for this game! News and Notes A day after acquiring […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Marlins 1

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Marlins 1

The Mets (17-11) beat the Marlins (12-12) by a score of 7-1 on Monday afternoon at Tradition Field. With the last spot in the starting rotation potentially at stake, Rafael Montero took the ball for the Mets and was awesome, striking out six batters in six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and walking none. Montero […]

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Reynolds Has Inside Track At 2B If Murphy Lands On DL

An article by posted on March 29, 2015 0 Comments
Reynolds Has Inside Track At 2B If Murphy Lands On DL

According to a report by Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, a solid showing at big league camp coupled with the possibility that Daniel Murphy begins the season on the DL, has given Matt Reynolds the inside track at making the opening day roster over Daniel Muno. “I feel like I’ve been working really hard this camp. […]

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