Tag: MVP

Cespedes Blasts 4th Spring Training Home Run, Sets Sights on MVP Season

An article by posted on 10/03/2017 0 Comments
Cespedes Blasts 4th Spring Training Home Run, Sets Sights on MVP Season

It may be only March 11, but New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is already in mid-season MVP form after hitting another home run on Friday. Cespedes is hitting a cool .524 with four home runs which is tied for the most in the majors this spring. Of course, it is just spring training baseball, nonetheless Cespedes […]

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Vladimir Guerrero Heads My Official “Unofficial” HOF Ballot

An article by posted on 03/01/2017 0 Comments
Vladimir Guerrero Heads My Official “Unofficial” HOF Ballot

It’s that time of the year again so here’s my Official Unofficial Hall of Fame Ballot for the Class of 2017. This year’s ballot wasn’t as cut and dry as you might think. There were a few players I left off simply because of the 10 man limitation, and while I’m not one of those […]

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Why Keith Hernandez Should Be in the Hall of Fame

An article by posted on 21/12/2016 0 Comments
Why Keith Hernandez Should Be in the Hall of Fame

Shortly after the New Year, the newest Hall of Fame class will be announced. It will surely pass with its annual hoopla and gripes that surround the voting every season. There’s no good system for this voting and because of it, undeserving players get in and deserving players get left out. There’s one player that […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The Yo Show Turns 162

An article by posted on 03/09/2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Yo Show Turns 162

An MMO Fan Shot by Ivan Disla On Wednesday night, outfielder Yoenis Cespedes played his 162nd game for the New York Mets. Cespedes was acquired from the Detroit Tigers in last year’s trading deadline in exchange for minor league right-handers Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa. This trade only materialized after the Padres, Reds, and Rockies decided they […]

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Carlos Beltran Belts Home Run #400, Does Hall of Fame Beckon?

An article by posted on 16/05/2016 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Belts Home Run #400, Does Hall of Fame Beckon?

Carlos Beltran joined some rare company on Sunday afternoon, as his sixth inning two-run home run was also the 400th homer of his potential Hall of Fame career. Beltran, 39, joins a short list of switch-hitters who have 400 home runs in their career. Hall of Famers Eddie Murray, Mickey Mantle, and eventual inductee Chipper […]

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MMO Top 30 Prospects: #20-16 Luis Guillorme On The Rise

An article by posted on 19/03/2016 0 Comments
MMO Top 30 Prospects: #20-16 Luis Guillorme On The Rise

We continue our top 30 prospects with #’s 20-16. When these were written over at MetsMinors.net, the prospects were given their own posts, but we’ve decided to display all of them together in order to save some time. In these five, Jacob Resnick did three, and I did two. Without further ado, here are numbers […]

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Strat-O-Matic: After Losing First Two Games, Mets Come Roaring Back To Win World Series

An article by posted on 29/10/2015 0 Comments
Strat-O-Matic: After Losing First Two Games, Mets Come Roaring Back To Win World Series

Just an update to say, so far Strat-O-Matic has pretty much nailed it. Now all we have to do is take the next four as they projected. LGM Strat-O-Matic, the industry leader in sports simulation games for the past 50-plus years, simulated the outcome of this year’s World Series between the New York Mets and […]

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Media Day: Collins Said Nothing New, But Yost Had Plenty To Say About Mets

An article by posted on 26/10/2015 0 Comments
Media Day: Collins Said Nothing New, But Yost Had Plenty To Say About Mets

Hi everyone… I was going to transcribe what Terry Collins had to say to reporters during Media Day at Kauffman Stadium, and about a third of the way through I thought, “There’s nothing new here. Nothing interesting at all. Nothing he hasn’t said a dozen times in the last five days.” Frustrated, I decided to […]

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MMO Original: Mister Cespedes, MVP

An article by posted on 13/09/2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: Mister Cespedes, MVP

Being decades older than Yoenis Cespedes would ordinarily mean that, if I met him, I would call him by his first name. But now, now, after I finish dropping to my knees in awe, I could only call him something ordinarily reserved for my elders. Mister Cespedes.  Think of the indignant Sidney Poitier with that […]

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Niese Is A Solid Choice For Mets MVP In April

An article by posted on 01/05/2014 0 Comments
Niese Is A Solid Choice For Mets MVP In April

It was nice to see Jon Niese get some recognition in the New York Post today, who named him the Mets MVP for the month of April. His only competition as I saw it was Dillon Gee who also turned in a superb first month of the season. Mike Puma writes: In each of his five […]

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