Tag: MLB

Mets Owner In Violation Of MLB Debt Rules

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

According to Forbes Magazine, the Mets currently operate in violation of baseball’s debt rules: “Insiders attribute the lack of oversight to the laissez-faire culture of MLB executives and the independence and fiscal feistiness of team owners. Others are more cynical and say that as long as you toe the line with Selig, supporting his revenue-sharing […]

Continue Reading »

Mets On Track To Beat Their Own MLB Record Of 120 Losses

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

Due to the changing nature of Baseball there are certain records which will stand forever. Cy Young’s 511 wins and Walter Johnson’s 113 shutouts come to mind. Nowadays pitchers don’t even toss 113 complete games much less 113 shutouts. Then there are records which were supposed to stand forever but did not, such as Ty Cobb’s […]

Continue Reading »

2011 MMO Staff Predictions: Part 1 Division Winners and Post Season

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

It’s time for our 2011 MMO Staff Predictions! This year, sixteen of us will look into our crystal balls and try to predict all the happenings of the 2011 Baseball Season. We will have three parts again this year: 1. 2011 Division Winners and Postseason – 12:00 PM 2. 2011 MLB Award Winners – Tomorrow (4/1) 3. 2011 10 Mets Predictions – […]

Continue Reading »

Here We Go, MLB: 2011

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

As the Yankees take the field this afternoon and as Austin Jackson steps up to the plate, they will usher in a year that will leave behind the age of Ken Griffey Jr., Andy Pettitte and Trevor Hoffman and continue the new era of Jason Heyward, Buster Posey and Neftali Feliz. Never before has there been such a year of […]

Continue Reading »

2 Champions – 2 Different Winning Seasons – 2 Opinions

An article by posted on March 16, 2011 0 Comments

Spring training is going on as we speak. The New York Mets as well as every other MLB team are practicing and trying to perfect their skills so they can be the best they can be when the season begins. Right now the NY Mets are down in Port St. Lucie honing their skills while […]

Continue Reading »

Lucas Duda: On Second Thought…

An article by posted on March 10, 2011 0 Comments

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com caught up with Terry Collins who made some revealing comments about Mets outfield prospect Lucas Duda who they have consistently maintained would start the season in Triple-A Buffalo. Considering Martinez’s own injury-prone history and lack of sustained professional success, the better bet appears to be Duda. “I’m hoping like mad that Carlos Beltran can be out there […]

Continue Reading »

Daniel Murphy – The Functional Second Baseman

An article by posted on March 7, 2011 0 Comments

The battle for second base rages on, but the real battle for the second base competition has been based in assumptions with unproven characters (Turner, Murphy, Emaus) and a character that every Mets fan wishes won’t prove himself (Luis Castillo). Though its only spring training, I am putting my backing into camp Murphy. Here are […]

Continue Reading »

Are The Mets Too Big To Fail?

An article by posted on March 3, 2011 0 Comments

Too big to fail.  It’s the name of a book, a movie in production that’s based on said book, which in and of itself was based on the excusing of businesses that directly correlate to the success of the economy.  The idea is that by preventing some businesses from failing and allowing others to do […]

Continue Reading »

The National Pastime: A Philatelic History – Part 1

An article by posted on February 21, 2011 0 Comments
The National Pastime: A Philatelic History – Part 1

The United States Postal Service has recognized our National Pastime on many occasions over the past 72 years. In 1939, the USPS issued the very first baseball stamp to commemorate the first 100 years of the game, and since then they have continued to produce commemorative baseball stamps through 2010. As a child growing up, I collected stamps for a few […]

Continue Reading »

Who Do We Want To Own The Mets?

An article by posted on February 8, 2011 0 Comments
Who Do We Want To Own The Mets?

A little more than two weeks ago it was announced by Fred and Jeff Wilpon that they were exploring the option of adding a partner(s) to own the New York Mets. Naturally the news hit the blogs and Twitter in no time and there was talk among Mets fans on who they would want to own […]

Continue Reading »