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Ranking the National League East Shortstops

An article by posted on January 4, 2015 0 Comments
Ranking the National League East Shortstops

Shortstop is a position where we still might see some additional flux between now and Opening Day – maybe not with the Mets as Flores will likely be starting in April, but almost certainly in Philadelphia. So for now, how do the shortstops stack up in the National League East? 1. Andrelton Simmons (Braves) – […]

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Interview With Fan Behind Mets Billboard and #FREEMETSFANS Campaign

An article by posted on January 3, 2015 0 Comments
Interview With Fan Behind Mets Billboard and #FREEMETSFANS Campaign

Here’s a Q&A I conducted with Gary Palumbo on Friday. Salty Gary, as he is better known in the MMO community, is the Mets fan behind the Twitter account @MetsBillboard and the #FREEMETSFANS KickStarter Campaign to erect two “Sell the Team” billboards on Roosevelt Ave. – a stone’s throw away from Citi Field. What inspired […]

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My Hall of Fame Ballot and the Problems with the Voting Process

An article by posted on December 30, 2014 0 Comments
My Hall of Fame Ballot and the Problems with the Voting Process

The Hall of Fame debate to me these days is less about who is deserving and more about why they should or shouldn’t be disqualified. For several years now, each new candidate comes with their own set of speculations as opposed to qualifications. Every candidate that played in the steroid era will always have suspicion […]

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Who Is LHP Sean Gilmartin?

An article by posted on December 22, 2014 0 Comments
Who Is LHP Sean Gilmartin?

Anticipating the Rule 5 Draft can be like looking ahead to a trip to the dentist for an enthusiast of minor league baseball.  Inevitably, players you have watched perform their trade, and, perhaps, even gotten to know a little when attending games at venues like Binghamton’s NYSEG Stadium are on the block, possibly lost to […]

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Baseball America: Thor, Matz Leads Mets Top 10 Prospects

An article by posted on December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball America: Thor, Matz Leads Mets Top 10 Prospects

Baseball America released their Mets Top 10 Prospects today and they project a bright future for the Mets. All seven of the Mets’ domestic affiliates finished at .500 or better in 2014, giving New York a cumulative .568 winning percentage that led all organizations. They point out that the system has finally begun to see […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Do The Mets Have A Shot?

An article by posted on December 13, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Do The Mets Have A Shot?

An MMO Fan Shot by Bobby Beneventano As is normally case with the New York Mets, one can find him or herself looking at the roster going into the season saying, ‘this team could actually be pretty good’. Of course, we’re all too familiar with finding ourselves singing an entirely different tune come late spring, […]

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Winter Ball Update: Flores Stays Hot, Carrillo Has Big Week

An article by posted on December 12, 2014 0 Comments
Winter Ball Update: Flores Stays Hot, Carrillo Has Big Week

Here’s how the Mets have fared at Winter Ball over the last week: Wilmer Flores had a nice week going 7-21 with a homer, 4 RBI and 3 stolen bases. He played SS in all five games and batted cleanup in four of them. He’s batting .310/.370/.452 for the season in 42 at-bats. Gonzalez Germen got into […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Why I Love The Mets

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Why I Love The Mets

Last year at this time, we ran our annual MMO Fan Shot Contest. Contestants were urged to submit a Fan Shot, the theme of which was, “Why I Love The Mets.” We gave away Amazon Gift Cards to the runners up and the grand prize winner won a brand new Kindle Fire HD Tablet. We’ll […]

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Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select LHP Sean Gilmartin, Lose 5 Players Including Logan Verrett and Cam Maron

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select LHP Sean Gilmartin, Lose 5 Players Including Logan Verrett and Cam Maron

1:00 PM Update: Mets selected no players in AA phase of Rule 5 Draft, but in addition to losing Logan Verrett in the MLB phase, they lost Greg Peavey, Cam Maron, Juan Carlos Gamboa and Randy Fontanez in the minor league phase.  Mets Select LHP Sean Gilmartin, Lose RHP Logan Verrett In the major league […]

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Red Sox To Sign Justin Masterson

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox To Sign Justin Masterson

According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Red Sox have agreed to sign free agent right-hander Justin Masterson. Masterson, 28, spent last season splitting time between the Cleveland Indians and St. Louis Cardinals. In 28 games (25 starts) he compiled a 7-9 record with a 5.88 ERA. For his career, Masterson owns a 60-72 record, with a […]

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