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Fortuitous Fred, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Shake Shack At Citi Field

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Fortuitous Fred, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Shake Shack At Citi Field

An MMO Fan Shot by Costa Michalakis Tuesday night’s game at Citi Field marked the first time the New York Mets organization has hosted the Midsummer Classic in nearly 50 years.  The last one was at Shea in it’s inaugural season of 1964. While this year’s game couldn’t match the on-field drama of that contest which […]

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Know Your Stats: OPS/OPS+

An article by posted on July 15, 2013 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: OPS/OPS+

For the next few days, I will be highlighting some of the best and most popular sabermetric stats available to the public.Today, we begin with OPS+ OPS, or On Base Plus Slugging was the first sabermetric stat to go mainstream. It is On-Base Percentage plus Slugging Percentage. It’s crude and simple, but it’s a decent […]

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Baseball’s All-Time Underachievers: 2006-2008 Mets?

An article by posted on June 28, 2013 0 Comments
Baseball’s All-Time Underachievers: 2006-2008 Mets?

Ken Davidoff of the NY Post ranked his Top 5 All-Time MLB Underachievers and listed the 2006-2008 Mets second behind the 1980s Expos. About why he chose the Mets, he writes: 2000s Mets. Carlos Beltran would be a Hall of Famer if he retired today. David Wright is on a Cooperstown track. Carlos Delgado probably […]

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Take Me Out To The Brawl Game: Mets’ Greatest Hits

An article by posted on June 12, 2013 0 Comments

One of my fellow writers on MMO sent me a video link to the Ian Kennedy plunked his L.A. counterpart, Zack Greinke, with a high-and-tight pitch. The Dodgers’ pitcher, who fractured his collarbone in a brawl with the Padres earlier this season, was the third player hit in the tense NL West tilt. That 92-mph […]

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Jose Reyes Is Running Again And Making A Rapid Recovery

An article by posted on May 25, 2013 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Is Running Again And Making A Rapid Recovery

Former Mets shortstop Jose Reyes continues to make a rapid recovery from the severely sprained left ankle he suffered on April 12. Reyes started running for the first time on Friday, and he continues to push the envelope in his recovery process, according to Team officials. “It was a little bit scary for me,” Reyes […]

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Is Collins The Blame For Team’s Poor Performance, Or Is He Just The Patsy?

An article by posted on May 19, 2013 0 Comments
Is Collins The Blame For Team’s Poor Performance, Or Is He Just The Patsy?

While all the talk lately has been about whether or not it’s time to end the Terry Collins era as manager of the Mets, how much of the blame for the team’s poor performance should be equally shared with the architect and general manager, Sandy Alderson? Joel Sherman of the New York Post, pops the […]

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Featured Post: The High Price Of Mediocrity

An article by posted on May 15, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The High Price Of Mediocrity

It must have been fate that I happened to be in my car at 1:00 pm yesterday. After listening to WFAN’s Mike Francesa, I see the other side to this Valdespin issue – in fact it goes beyond Valdespin. I only was in the car long enough to hear his opening monologue, but you know […]

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Time For A Change

An article by posted on May 12, 2013 0 Comments
Time For A Change

Jordany Valdespin has his flaws and it has nothing to do with his race. He could be Caucasian, African American, Pacific Islander, doesn’t matter … he’s had trouble with insubordination in virtually every stop on his way to the majors. He picked a fight with Ike Davis and Justin Turner for a prank they had […]

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Valdespin Delivers a Big Hit for Mets When it Counts the Most

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Valdespin Delivers a Big Hit for Mets When it Counts the Most

“IT’S OUTTA HERE, A Grand Slam from Valdespin to win the ballgame”, call courtesy of Gary Cohen. The more and more I watch Jordany Valdespin play, the more I like him.  Yeah I know, he isn’t in the plans and he is not liked.  What is not to like, I mean, he has speed, yes that has […]

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Jose Reyes Carted Off Field In Pain With Ankle Injury

An article by posted on April 12, 2013 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Carted Off Field In Pain With Ankle Injury

In the sixth inning of tonight’s game against the Kansas City Royals, Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes slid into second base awkwardly on a stolen base attempt. Reyes immediately grabbed for his ankle, then spent most of the time writhing in pain and in tears until trainers came out and carted him off the field. The stolen […]

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