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Is it Time for the Mets to Go After David Robertson?

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Is it Time for the Mets to Go After David Robertson?

With all of the current talk being of the New York Mets looking at making a trade for a center fielder, the team’s most glaring need continues to go unfulfilled. Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News was asked in her “Mets Mailbag” about the chance of General Manager, Sandy Alderson, making a legitimate run at […]

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ESPN Announces First Half Sunday Night Baseball: Three Mets Games

An article by posted on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN Announces First Half Sunday Night Baseball: Three Mets Games

ESPN has announced their Sunday Night Baseball schedule for the first half of 2017; three will feature the Mets. April 9: vs. Miami Marlins April 23: vs. Washington Nationals May 28: @ Pittsburgh Pirates These games will start at 8 PM as per usual. The April games are not difficult schedule wise, however following the […]

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Dave Kingman: Flushing’s Sultan of Swat

An article by posted on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
Dave Kingman: Flushing’s Sultan of Swat

Happy Birthday to Dave Kingman who turns 68 today. Dave Kingman was one of the most fascinating players in Mets’ history. Because he played in one of the Mets’ major down periods – the mid ‘70’s to early ‘80’s, you  don’t hear his name mentioned much in Mets’ retrospectives, but for a while, he was […]

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Is Billy Wagner A Hall Of Famer?

An article by posted on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
Is Billy Wagner A Hall Of Famer?

A familiar name on the 2017 Hall of Fame ballot is former Mets closer Billy Wagner. While he would likely wear an Astros hat on his plaque, Wagner solidified his place in Mets history as closer for the 2006-2008 teams. The 7-time All Star is certainly one of the best closers of all time, but […]

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MMO Mailbag: A Frosty Christmas Brew With Some Mets Thoughts Too

An article by posted on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: A Frosty Christmas Brew With Some Mets Thoughts Too

Here are some questions straight out of our comment threads or that were supposed to be responded to during our Talkin’ Mets Live podcast but never got to them. 1. The Nationals have made a significant upgrade to last season’s division winning team, while the Mets are essentially the same team minus Bartolo and Blevins. […]

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Don’t Sleep On Hansel Robles

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Don’t Sleep On Hansel Robles

With many of the big relievers off the market, Jerry Blevins is left in a great position. At 33 years old, the lefty might just get the three year deal he’s been asking for. It remains to be seen, however, if the Mets will be the team that gives it to him as Sandy Alderson […]

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Dwight Gooden’s Epic 1985 Season (Part 1)

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Dwight Gooden’s Epic 1985 Season (Part 1)

A review of the single highest WAR pitching seasons of all time on Baseball Reference shows that Dwight Gooden had 12.1 WAR in 1985, the fourth highest single pitching season ever. That season was the highest WAR season for any pitcher post World War II. For those who prefer traditional statistics, in that magical season, […]

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Syndergaard is Happy to Have His Catcher Back

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard is Happy to Have His Catcher Back

New York Mets ace, Noah Syndergaard has had quite the offseason, appearing at multiple team events, solidifying himself as a face of the franchise. In a radio interview for WOR 710 with Pete McCarthy, Syndergaard spoke on the Mets brining back his personal catcher, Rene Rivera. “That’s huge, because he really helped me last year with […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Could Royals Or Rockies Solve Center Field For Mets?

An article by posted on December 17, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Could Royals Or Rockies Solve Center Field For Mets?

An MMO Fan Shot by Robert Walsh Christmas is coming and “Santa” Sandy Alderson got us an amazing early Christmas present in re-signing the largest prize of this offseason in Yoenis Cespedes. Thank you Santa Sandy! While this will prove to be an excellent signing for the Mets it does place them back in the […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 First Base Prospects

An article by posted on December 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 First Base Prospects

We have voted on our Top 5 prospects at each position in the Mets minor league system. For the fifth installment in the series we now analyze the Mets five best first base prospects. We have already covered shortstop, second base, catcher, and third base. The Mets first base situation is intriguing. On the one hand, you have a […]

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