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Mets Select Outfielder Michael Conforto

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Select Outfielder Michael Conforto

The Mets have selected Oregon State OF Michael Conforto with the 10th overall pick in MLB draft. That wraps up the evening for the Mets as they forfeited the second round pick to sign Curtis Granderson. Conforto, a 6’2″ and 217 pound outfielder, is considered a good power prospect with a great approach. Through 43 […]

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Bring Out The Tiger In Granderson

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Bring Out The Tiger In Granderson

Tuesday night’s game really got me thinking about the future of Curtis Granderson. He played exactly how I would like to see him play moving forward. He had three hits, all of which were singles and also stole a base. The amount of pressure on Granderson’s shoulders goes beyond the $60 million dollar contract he […]

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Major League Baseball, the Mets, and the Public Trust

An article by posted on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
Major League Baseball, the Mets, and the Public Trust

We live in a democracy. The greatest democracy on the planet. In spite of recent developments causing many to question the viability of our democratic way, I believe we still hold in our hands the power to influence our way of life and our pursuit of happiness. As citizens of this country we are entitled […]

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Mets Have an 8.2% Chance of Making the Postseason

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have an 8.2% Chance of Making the Postseason

We’re one third of the way through the baseball season. After their extra inning victory on June 1st, the Mets were on a pace for 78 wins, yet still very much in the playoff hunt. The team stood only four games out of the Division lead and 2.5 games out of the Wildcard. Baseball Prospectus […]

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Time To Pull Plug On Chris Young Experiment

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
Time To Pull Plug On Chris Young Experiment

Guaranteed playing time or not, the Mets commitment to Chris Young should not last too much longer given his recent struggles. At some point the Mets will have to pull the plug on Young and start giving his playing time to more worthy and productive players. For some odd reason manager Terry Collins decided to […]

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Looking Ahead, Who’s in the 2015 Rotation?

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Looking Ahead, Who’s in the 2015 Rotation?

We’re just a little past the quarter mark of the 2014 season and the true makeup of the team is starting to emerge. There really aren’t a tremendous amount of surprises so far, but  many of the questions we mulled over during the previous hot stove season are now coming into play. 2014 was supposed […]

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DeGrom Snaps Mets Pitcher’s Hitless Streak

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
DeGrom Snaps Mets Pitcher’s Hitless Streak

8:05 PM It has happened, folks… At 7:59 PM on Thursday night, during the Subway Series finale at Citi Field, righthander Jacob deGrom stroked a single off Chase Whitley of the Yankees to snap the 0-for-64 hitless streak by Mets pitchers. The former college shortstop lined one in front of center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury to put runners on first […]

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From Left Field: Would You Sign Up For 16-17 At This Point?

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Would You Sign Up For 16-17 At This Point?

Today is a much-needed day off for our Mets, who are now 1-6 in their last seven games. That skid puts the team at 16-17 overall and fourth place in an NL East division that’s shaping up to be quite competitive. We knew that the first month’s schedule was going to be tough, including the […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Can the Pitchers Start Hitting?

An article by posted on April 29, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Can the Pitchers Start Hitting?

Good morning, Mets fans! Congratulations! If you are reading this, you have as many hits as the entire Mets pitching staff has in the 2014 MLB season. The Dodgers and Yankees will be entering a bidding war for your services shortly. Mets pitchers, as Jared Diamond pointed out in his column yesterday, are 0-for-41 on […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Dave Hudgens and The Mets´ Way

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Dave Hudgens and The Mets´ Way

An MMO Fan Shot by Dave in Spain  Dave Hudgens has been the Mets´ hitting coach since 2011. He and the Mets´ braintrust are proponents of a high- OBP approach, and being patiently aggressive. Here is the progression of the ranking of Mets OBP in MLB under Hudgens´ tenure: 2011 – 6th 2012 – 20th […]

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