Tag: pitching

MMO Mailbag: Boston’s Mookie Betts Instead Of Yoenis Cespedes?

An article by posted on October 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Boston’s Mookie Betts Instead Of Yoenis Cespedes?

Gabriel asks… What would it take to acquire Mookie Betts from Boston? I like the idea of getting him much more than the Mets going for Yoenis Cespedes. For a kid his size (5’9″, 155 lbs), there’s a lot of power there while he has room to fill out, and he would fill a need […]

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A Cautionary Tale: You Need To Hit In October

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
A Cautionary Tale: You Need To Hit In October

The Major League Baseball postseason is just six games old and it’s already turning into an all-time great year. You had the Oakland A’s getting bounced in the Wild Card Round by the upstart Kansas City Royals. You have the #1 seed in the American League going down 2-0 to those same Royals and the […]

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Octavio Dotel Retires After 15 Seasons

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
Octavio Dotel Retires After 15 Seasons

If you mention the year 1999 to a Mets fan, one-of-two things comes to mind. Either you see Robin Ventura’s grand-slam-single that ended game five of the National League Championship Series or you see Kenny Rogers walking in the winning run that sealed that series for the Braves. Game five will always be Ventura’s game […]

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Mets Won’t Add Backman To Big League Coaching Staff

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Add Backman To Big League Coaching Staff

Matt Ehalt of NJ.com is reporting that Wally Backman will not be promoted to the Mets major league staff. Instead he has been offered the managing job with the Las Vegas 51′s but it is currently unclear if he will return. The Mets are still searching for a hitting coach and it was reported last week […]

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AL Wild Card Game Thread: A’s vs Royals, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
AL Wild Card Game Thread: A’s vs Royals, 8:05 PM

Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Sept. 30, 8:07 p.m. ET. TBS Jon Lester (16-11, 2.46) vs. James Shields (14-8, 3.21)\ Oakland A’s Lineup 1. Coco Crisp, CF 2. Sam Fuld, LF 3. Josh Donaldson, 3B 4. Brandon Moss, DH 5. Josh Reddick, RF 6. Jed Lowrie, SS 7. Stephen Vogt, 1B 8. Geovany Soto, C 9. Eric Sogard, […]

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Doc Gives Them A Dose Of Reality

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Doc Gives Them A Dose Of Reality

Doc Gooden was a guest on the Boomer and Carton show last week. Like most Met fans, Gooden is hyped over all the young pitching in the Mets system believing the Citi Field boys are a lot closer to relevancy than most people give them credit. But, Gooden was incredulous over management’s recent chatter that […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 3, Mets 0

An article by posted on September 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 3, Mets 0

The Nationals (93-65) beat the Mets (77-82) tonight in the second game of a split doubleheader by a score of 3 to 0 in Washington. What you should know: Gio Gonzalez was dominant tonight, firing 7 innings and giving up just a single hit. He struck out 12 and walked just 2. It was his […]

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Yoenis Céspedes Could Be Interesting Target For Sandy

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Yoenis Céspedes Could Be Interesting Target For Sandy

First of all, I can’t take credit for formulating this entire idea on my own. It was a Twitter conversation involving my brother that actually started me down this line of thinking. Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Céspedes was acquired at the trading deadline from the Oakland Athletics for their long time ace Jon Lester. He […]

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Latest On Collins, Backman, Coaching Changes

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
Latest On Collins, Backman, Coaching Changes

With the big news that the Mets and Sandy Alderson have agreed on a 3-year extension, reports are also circulating that the Mets will soon announce that Terry Collins is returning as the team’s manager in 2015. Additionally, Mike Puma of the New York Post was told that the Mets are considering Tim Teufel as a possibility to […]

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Poll: Has Strong Finish Changed Your Mind On Terry Collins?

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
Poll: Has Strong Finish Changed Your Mind On Terry Collins?

It’s been obvious for most of this season that Terry Collins wouldn’t be fired before the end 2014. By most accounts he was handed a deck that was only half full and deserved a chance with this team at full strength; or whatever Sandy Alderson’s version of full strength is. Fans that don’t believe in […]

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