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MLB, MLBPA Announce Changes to Joint Drug Agreement

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
MLB, MLBPA Announce Changes to Joint Drug Agreement

Major League Baseball and the players association announced changes today to their Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment program, lengthening suspensions for players caught across the board, likely in response to the PR nightmare the league experienced last summer. Some of the notable changes are as follows: First time offenders will now be suspended for 80 […]

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MLB Opening Series: Another Reason I am Glad to be a Mets Fan

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Opening Series: Another Reason I am Glad to be a Mets Fan

The 2014 MLB season opened on Friday with a matchup of the big dollar Los Angeles Dodgers vs. the upstart Arizona Diamondbacks. A division matchup. A big market team vs. an upstart rival with a payroll roughly half of its opponent. It seems this should be a game for MLB to showcase. And it did….sort […]

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April Bobbleheads Throughout the Majors

An article by posted on March 9, 2014 0 Comments
April Bobbleheads Throughout the Majors

The individual team MLB sites are currently listing 19 different bobblehead giveaways throughout the month of April. Some of them are pretty awesome.  The R.A. Dickey bobble looks great.  Michael Cuddyer is a Gnome in what looks like a smoking jacket.  The Big Papi one is spot on.  The Cubs are going Old School all […]

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Rick Ankiel Retires

An article by posted on March 7, 2014 0 Comments
Rick Ankiel Retires

According to Cardinals announcer Dan McLaughlin, Rick Ankiel has retired from baseball. Rick started his baseball career as a pitcher in the Cardinals organization, and is notorious for melting down and suffering from Steve Sax syndrome in the 2000 postseason. He later transitioned to an outfielder, and returned to the majors in 2007, enjoying success […]

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Mayo: With A Vastly Improved Farm System, Mets’ Future Looking Bright

An article by posted on March 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mayo: With A Vastly Improved Farm System, Mets’ Future Looking Bright

Johnathan Mayo of MLB.com writes that its no longer the case that putting together a Top 20 Prospects list for the Mets is a burdensome task and that the lack of depth in the organization made it tough to pick out enough legitimate prospects to fill out a top 20 list. There is nothing better than for an organization […]

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Kevin Burkhardt to Host Fox MLB Pregame and Postgame Show

An article by posted on March 3, 2014 0 Comments
Kevin Burkhardt to Host Fox MLB Pregame and Postgame Show

Kevin Burkhardt will be the host of the all new Fox MLB pregame and post-game show for the 2014 season. Burkhardt will still continue to work as the roving reporter during Mets games on SNY, but I’m sure we’ll be seeing a lot less of him as mainstream media is now onto his amazing talents behind […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Will the Mets Bullpen Finally Shine in 2014?

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Will the Mets Bullpen Finally Shine in 2014?

An MMO Fan Shot by Ryan Flanagan The 2013-2014 Mets offseason has painfully centered on discussion over Ike Davis, Lucas Duda, Stephen Drew and Ruben Tejada, all at agonizing length. While they certainly are important, the most critical detriment to the team seems to be vastly overlooked by the media and fans alike; the strength of […]

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Congratulations to David Wright, the Face of MLB!

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
Congratulations to David Wright, the Face of MLB!

CONGRATULATIONS TO DAVID WRIGHT! David Wright came from behind to beat Oakland’s Eric Sogard (who?) and win the title of the Face of MLB for the 2014 season. Wright received a round of applause and a standing ovation in the Mets clubhouse after it was announced.

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MMO Exclusive: Johnny Magliozzi Is Ready For Full Season Debut

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Johnny Magliozzi Is Ready For Full Season Debut

The Mets drafted Johnny Magliozzi in the 17th round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of the University of Florida. In his final season as a Gator, Johnny sported a team-leading 2.67 ERA in 67.1 innings — mostly in relief. He struck out 57 batters in that span, and notched 12 saves, just one shy of the school […]

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Daniel Murphy Is Open To Discussing An Extension With Mets

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Is Open To Discussing An Extension With Mets

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy told Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, that he would be open to discussing an extension with the front office, but that no such talks have taken place yet. Murphy said that he leaves the contract negotiations and extensions all to his agent, but added that he feels extraordinarily lucky to be where he is right […]

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