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MMO Fan Shot: A Yankee Fan’s Observation

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A Yankee Fan’s Observation

An MMO Fan Shot by Anonymous Yankees Fan It’s amazing (not Amazin’) how one man can make such a difference in an elimination game in three totally distinctive ways as Daniel Murphy did in LA tonight. Without going into each of the ways, because anyone who watched already knows, the game should be recognized as […]

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Tonight, We Are The Greatest Baseball Team In The World

An article by posted on October 15, 2015 0 Comments
Tonight, We Are The Greatest Baseball Team In The World

Looking back on all my interviews preparing the book The Voices of Baseball, one particular memory would apply to tonight’s game in Dodger Stadium. Dave Wills of the Tampa Bay Rays, on the morning of Game 7 of the 2008 ALCS, noticed his broadcast partner, Andy Freed feeling a bit melancholy, knowing they were playing […]

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Bartolo Colon: Mets’ Best Reliever Not Named Familia

An article by posted on October 15, 2015 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon: Mets’ Best Reliever Not Named Familia

I loved this characterization Mike Puma of the New York Post made about Bartolo Colon last night. “The 42-year-old right-hander quickly has become the Mets’ most reliable reliever not named Jeurys Familia this postseason.” One highlight that went overlooked during the loss to the Dodgers on Tuesday night, was that Colon needed just 26 pitches to […]

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Bad Umpiring And Big Payouts Make For a Dangerous Mix On the Field

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
Bad Umpiring And Big Payouts Make For a Dangerous Mix On the Field

It took MLB years of wrangling to institute a policy for home plate collisions after Buster Posey was sidelined by a particularly brutal one in May of 2011. The rule states: A runner may not run out of a direct line to the plate in order to initiate contact with the catcher, or any player, […]

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NLDS Game 2 Thread: Mets vs Dodgers, 9:00 PM – Thor’s Hammer Time!

An article by posted on October 10, 2015 0 Comments
NLDS Game 2 Thread: Mets vs Dodgers, 9:00 PM – Thor’s Hammer Time!

The New York Mets will look to increase their NL Division Series lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers to 2-0 after taking the first game at Chavez Ravine on Friday night. Rookie right-hander Noah Syndergaard (9-7, 3.24 ERA) will take the mound for the Mets and go up against fellow righty Zack Greinke (19-3, 1.66 ERA) for the Dodgers. […]

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DeGrom, Murphy, Wright Key Mets 3-1 Victory Over Dodgers! #BeatLA

An article by posted on October 10, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom, Murphy, Wright Key Mets 3-1 Victory Over Dodgers! #BeatLA

ONE DOWN, TWO TO GO! Jacob deGrom pitched seven scoreless innings and Daniel Murphy and David Wright delivered the big hits as the New York Mets defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 to take Game 1 of the NLDS on Friday night. Pitching: Jacob deGrom stole the show tonight, as the young righty surely established […]

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Collins: Granderson Was One Of Our Biggest Pieces This Season

An article by posted on October 9, 2015 0 Comments
Collins: Granderson Was One Of Our Biggest Pieces This Season

You could make the claim that Yoenis Cespedes has been the biggest key to the Mets success in 2015, even if he only joined the team more than halfway through the season. Or perhaps you could even say that Jacob deGrom has been the most important piece to the puzzle for a team that just […]

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Collins Has Learned A Lot Since Angels Debacle

An article by posted on October 8, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Has Learned A Lot Since Angels Debacle

In an article by Bill Shaikin of the LA Times, Terry Collins says that he’s grown a lot from his last major league managing experience before joining the Mets. Collins’ previous job was with the Anaheim Angels in 1999, and he resigned from his position after the team fell way out of contention and the […]

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Michael Cuddyer Just Wants To Win

An article by posted on October 8, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Just Wants To Win

Despite losing his starting job during the middle of the year, Michael Cuddyer still has a positive outlook on the season. He says that winning is the most important factor of all, and he does not regret his decision to come to New York. During the offseason, Cuddyer rejected a one year $15 million dollar […]

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Behold, October Makes All Things New

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Behold, October Makes All Things New

For those of you getting squeamish about this upcoming playoff series with the Dodgers, allow me to enumerate at least three reasons for you to relax. First, there is the long layoff between Sunday’s finale and game one of the NLDS. For as long as many of us can remember, baseball’s post-season would begin close […]

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