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Terry Collins Brings Out the Best in the Mets

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Brings Out the Best in the Mets

At this point, I’m simply in awe of this New York Mets team. It’s not just the pitching. It’s not just the power from the lineup. No, it’s the collection of the fine men they’ve assembled on this team: Terry Collins stopped practice to have the pitchers meet Ryan Williams who had a heart transplant. […]

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Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of spending 40 minutes on the phone with ESPN Senior Baseball Writer Keith Law. Keith is a lead baseball analyst for ESPN.com and senior analyst for Scouts.Inc. He formerly worked in the front office of the Toronto Blue Jays. I interviewed Keith before last season and he graciously […]

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ESPN’s Top 10 Mets Prospects

An article by posted on February 16, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN’s Top 10 Mets Prospects

Keith Law of ESPN.com rolled out his Top 10 Mets Prospects on Tuesday, a few days after ranking the Mets farm system 16th in the major leagues. Here they are with the number in parenthesis denoting the Top 100 MLB ranking. 1. Dominic Smith, 1B (29) 2. Steven Matz, LHP (37) 3. Amed Rosario, SS […]

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MMO Exclusive: Interview With 1B Prospect Dash Winningham

An article by posted on February 12, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Interview With 1B Prospect Dash Winningham

Dash Winningham, who the Mets drafted out of high school during the 8th round of the 2014 draft, enters the season as one of the most promising power hitters in the Mets’ minor league system. The 20-year old first baseman blasted 12 home runs in 290 plate appearances for the Kingsport Mets, tying for league […]

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ESPN Law’s Top 100 Prospects: Dom Smith Leads Mets Quartet

An article by posted on February 11, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN Law’s Top 100 Prospects: Dom Smith Leads Mets Quartet

A day after releasing his annual Minor League System rankings, in which the New York Mets placed 16th, ESPN’s Keith Law rolled out his Top 100 Prospects today on ESPN Insider. 1B Dominic Smith headlined a quartet of Mets prospects at No. 29, here’s what he says: “Smith is one of the best pure hitters […]

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Yulieski and Lourdes Gurriel Defect from Cuba to Pursue MLB Deals

An article by posted on February 8, 2016 0 Comments
Yulieski and Lourdes Gurriel Defect from Cuba to Pursue MLB Deals

Two very highly regarded Cuban National stars, Yulieski Gurriel and his brother Lourdes Gurriel, Jr., have defected from Cuba and intend to pursue MLB deals once they’ve established residency and are granted free agency by the commissioner’s office according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Because each brother has more than five years as Serie Nacional players, they are […]

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Brian Cole: The Best Mets Prospect We Never Saw

An article by posted on February 7, 2016 0 Comments
Brian Cole: The Best Mets Prospect We Never Saw

So one of my writers sent me a link to Baseball America asking me to check out last week’s Ask BA feature. A reader posed the following question to  J.J. Cooper: “Who are the best prospects such as Grant Desme who never made MLB either by choice, injury, accident or other causes?” Before I even got to Cooper’s […]

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Featured Post: Jim Callis Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

An article by posted on February 6, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Jim Callis Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

Update: MLB Pipeline released their Top 100 Prospects last night with four Mets on the list: Gavin Cecchini #87, Amed Rosario #79, Dominic Smith #51, and Steven Matz at #15. Full write up to come.  The following is an interview I conducted with the great Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline who you can follow on […]

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Pitching Inside: The Lost Art That May Never Return

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Pitching Inside: The Lost Art That May Never Return

“People have gotten away from that, people are getting soft these days. I don’t care, if somebody is showing me up or throwing at one of our guys, you are going to get something inside to let you know I noticed that.” – Zack Wheeler in his recent New York Post interview. Remember when the […]

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Mets Will Open Season With Their Strongest Bench In Years

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Will Open Season With Their Strongest Bench In Years

An MMO Fan Shot by Matthew Brownstein What a difference a matter of months makes for the New York Mets to finally have depth behind their starting position players. Terry Collins might have been better off pulling a Billy Martin, and drawing names from a hat for his batting order the way things were going […]

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