Tag: outfield

Great First Impressions on Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Great First Impressions on Brandon Nimmo

He’s one of the most talked about Met prospects, a subject of heated debate ever since he was selected with the Mets’ top pick in 2011. After getting my first extended live look at Brandon Nimmo during Saturday’s doubleheader at Binghamton’s NYSEG Stadium, I think most Met fans are going to be impressed and pulling hard for […]

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Collins’ Hot-Hand Mentality Is Sending Mixed Messages To His Players

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Collins’ Hot-Hand Mentality Is Sending Mixed Messages To His Players

It was interesting to hear Gary Apple and Bobby Ojeda discuss one of the things  I wrote about over the weekend, which was how this six-outfielder configuration was doomed to failure. Apple leads it off asking Ojeda, “We have to talk about Chris Young who suddenly got hot and had that two home run game […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Keep Waving Those Towels

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Keep Waving Those Towels

An MMO Fan Shot by Matt Szatkowski Tough. When describing the Mets, over the past 7 years, this adjective has hardly been used. As the infamous curveball buckled Carlos Beltran’s knees, it also seemed to take down the team’s mental fortitude. The 2007 season would bring more frustration ending in an epic collapse, and there […]

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Mid-Season Review: Las Vegas 51s

An article by posted on June 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mid-Season Review: Las Vegas 51s

Record: 46-32 Top Performers / Top Prospects Noah Syndergaard, RHP: Syndergaard has not seen his typical success in Las Vegas by any means. The 21 year-old has struggled, posting a 4.98 ERA in 65 innings this season. He has fallen victim to the tough pitching conditions of Las Vegas, and currently has a 5.36 ERA […]

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It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

The question of whether the Mets need to bring in the walls at Citi Field is back on the menu again after a season-ticket holder raised the issue with Sandy Alderson during a Q&A session held on Friday. “Changing the ballpark is not a panacea for not hitting with men in scoring position,” Alderson said. […]

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Keith Law: Mets Drafted Their New No. 1 Prospect

An article by posted on June 12, 2014 0 Comments
Keith Law: Mets Drafted Their New No. 1 Prospect

ESPN‘s Keith Law took a look at five teams who now have a new number one prospect in their organization thanks to last weeks MLB Draft. Amongst those teams was our New York Mets. According to Law, the Mets 10th overall selection of Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto has already overtaken Noah Syndergaard as the […]

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Mets Scout Tells MMO Conforto Is Complete Player With 20-25 Home Run Ability

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Scout Tells MMO Conforto Is Complete Player With 20-25 Home Run Ability

The Mets selected outfielder Michael Conforto of Oregon State with their 10th overall pick in the Major League Baseball Draft on Thursday. Mets Area Scout Jim Reeves told Clayton Collier of MMO that he scouted Conforto for the Mets and described him as a “complete ballplayer” who has the ability to hit 20-25 homers in […]

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Double-D Getting Opportunity To Show His Stuff

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Double-D Getting Opportunity To Show His Stuff

At NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton we called him Double-D. After Matt den Dekker joined the Mets Double-A roster, it didn’t take long for a B-Met mainstay, a fan who dutifully mans a seat behind home plate a nudge to the third base side, to shout out, “Come on Double-D, hit it hard somewhere,” when den […]

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Mets Need More Left-Handed Pitching In The Pipeline

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Need More Left-Handed Pitching In The Pipeline

The Mets farm system is looking a little better these days. Where as a few years ago there were hardly any, the system now boasts a number of real prospects. Although he continues to come under intense fire for the present state of the major league roster, GM Sandy Alderson has managed to improve the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Dodgers 3

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Dodgers 3

The Mets (21-25) beat the Dodgers (25-23) by a score of 5-3 on Thursday night at Citi Field, salvaging the final game of their 3-game set with Los Angeles. Jon Niese got the start for the Mets and pitched well, giving up 3 runs on 4 hits and 3 walks in 7 innings, while striking […]

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