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When Lagares Plays, Granderson Should Sit Not Conforto

An article by posted on April 9, 2016 0 Comments
When Lagares Plays, Granderson Should Sit Not Conforto

I was afraid this was going to be the case as I wrote right after the New York Mets signed Yoenis Cespedes to that three year deal with the opt-out. “Not only does the signing squash literally any substantial playing time for Alejandro De Aza, it may have just placed him squarely on the trading […]

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Baby Watch: DeGrom Still Slated To Start Home Opener On Friday

An article by posted on April 7, 2016 0 Comments
Baby Watch: DeGrom Still Slated To Start Home Opener On Friday

Jacob deGrom is still slated to start tomorrow’s Mets home opener at Citi Field. He still plans to drop everything and leave to be with his wife Stacey to witness the birth of their first child, but until that call comes, he plans to pitch against the Phillies. “After a good season last year, we’re […]

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MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Hitter Will Make The Greatest Strides In 2016

An article by posted on April 7, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Hitter Will Make The Greatest Strides In 2016

Here’s something to consider… Which Mets position player do you expect to make the greatest strides this year compared to their 2015 season? Matt Fritz – One of the guys I expect to make great strides in 2016 is Michael Conforto. Conforto’s debut last year in the second half of the season for the Mets […]

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David Wright Is Not Done Yet

An article by posted on April 5, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Is Not Done Yet

Sunday night I came away with the same impression of David Wright as everyone else did. He looked done. He couldn’t catch up to the fastball. He couldn’t get anything on his throws. It’s just really hard to play baseball when you have a fork sticking out of your back – it’s worse when you have spinal […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Baseball… The Family Game

An article by posted on April 3, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Baseball… The Family Game

An MMO Fan Shot by MetsFanInParadise The love of baseball runs through families. It’s passed from grandparent or parent to child. The bond baseball can form between between a father and child can be a special thing. It’s often portrayed in various art forms, and sports can be one medium across which the bond is built. […]

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Does Spring Training Matter?

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
Does Spring Training Matter?

After the Nationals dropped the Mets spring training record to 7-16-5, it got me thinking. Do spring training records have any correlation to regular season and postseason success? In doing some research, I came across an article published in April of 2012 by ESPN senior writer, David Schoenfield. The article looks back at the teams […]

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MMO Exclusive: Adam Rubin Sizes Up Mets As Spring Training Draws To An End

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Adam Rubin Sizes Up Mets As Spring Training Draws To An End

ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin is well known for his intensive coverage of the Mets, live tweeting games, interviewing players, and breaking stories as they happen.  I recently had the chance to talk with Adam and hear his take on the young aces, David Wright, and his expectations of the team this season. Noah: Coming […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster Projection: Count Plawecki and Campbell In

An article by posted on March 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster Projection: Count Plawecki and Campbell In

With only six days remaining until the new 2016 season begins next Sunday night in Kansas City, we are beginning to get some clarity as to what our Opening Day roster will look like. Here’s how it breaks down: Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson, RF David Wright, 3B Yoenis Cespedes, CF Lucas Duda, 1B Neil Walker, […]

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Collins Hopes To Have All His Regulars In Lineup Sunday

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Hopes To Have All His Regulars In Lineup Sunday

Michael Conforto and Yoenis Cespedes should both return to action on Sunday. Steve Mitchell, USA Today According to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday, manager Terry Collins is hoping to have most of his regulars in the lineup on Sunday, when the Mets play the Washington Nationals. Various injuries, aches and sprains have kept […]

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Three Mets Breakout Candidates For 2016

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
Three Mets Breakout Candidates For 2016

Michael Conforto, LF Michael Conforto surely made a name for himself after being called-up this past July, hitting at a .270/.335/.506 clip with nine home runs and 26 RBI’s in 194 plate appearances after a torrid rise through the Mets farm system. Conforto, 23, was considered the best left-handed hitter in his draft class in […]

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Trading Places: Collins Considering Playing Lagares In LF, Cespedes In CF

An article by posted on March 19, 2016 0 Comments
Trading Places: Collins Considering Playing Lagares In LF, Cespedes In CF

In Friday night’s game against the Nationals, Juan Lagares, who has spent a majority of time in center field in his major league career, got the start in left field while Yoenis Cespedes played in center. Lagares has started 127 games in left field in his professional career. However, most of them came in his […]

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