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Makes No Sense For Plawecki To Be The Backup Catcher

An article by posted on March 11, 2016 0 Comments
Makes No Sense For Plawecki To Be The Backup Catcher

Finally, some common sense. The Mets are now talking about making Johnny Monell the back-up catcher on the Opening Day roster instead of Kevin Plawecki. Truth be told, Plawecki is the better player right now between him and Monell. However, he’s also still considered a prospect that is going to need to receive regular at-bats to get better. Remember […]

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Goose Gossage Goes Off On Bautista and Cespedes

An article by posted on March 10, 2016 0 Comments
Goose Gossage Goes Off On Bautista and Cespedes

Man today’s players just don’t respect the game or their opponents. Years ago, they never would’ve celebrated on the field: Yes, that’s Kirk Gibson celebrating a home run off of Goose Gossage. That was from the 1984 World Series. You know what I couldn’t find anywhere? Gossage condemning Gibson for the celebration. Sure, it would seem like sour grapes, […]

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Where Are They Now? Catching Up With Jon Matlack

An article by posted on March 10, 2016 0 Comments
Where Are They Now? Catching Up With Jon Matlack

Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is to […]

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FanGraphs’ Mets Prospect List Loaded With Surprises

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
FanGraphs’ Mets Prospect List Loaded With Surprises

Dan Farnsworth of Fangraphs continued the site’s team by team prospect lists on Tuesday with the New York Mets. You can see the list below, along with their placements on last year’s rankings. LHP Steven Matz (7) OF Desmond Lindsay (N/A) SS Amed Rosario (3) SS Gregory Guerrero (N/A) 1B Dominic Smith (9) SS Gavin […]

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David Wright Can Take All the Time He Needs

An article by posted on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Can Take All the Time He Needs

The Mets just completed their first week of Spring Training games, and David Wright never stepped foot on the field. He might not for another two weeks. This is the beginning of what is the new normal for Wright. This is going to be Wright’s first full season playing with spinal stenosis.  He has to learn how to […]

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Armed & Dangerous: Mets Aces Ready To Make Their Spring Debuts

An article by posted on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
Armed & Dangerous: Mets Aces Ready To Make Their Spring Debuts

Hey National League, Ready Or Not, Here We Come! Bartolo Colon and Steven Matz will make their spring debuts on Monday as the New York Mets play a pair of split-squad games against the St. Louis Cardinals in Jupiter and against the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field. The veteran right-hander Colon will be tasked with taming the Tigers, […]

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Beloved Mets Staffer Shannon Forde Passes Away

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Beloved Mets Staffer Shannon Forde Passes Away

It’s with a sad heart to report that Shannon Forde, the longtime Mets media relations director, passed away tonight from breast cancer at the young age of 44. The Mets released the following statements. Jeff Wilpon: “Shannon was a very unique person. I was fortunate to see her a few weeks ago at the rehab […]

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Jenrry Mejia Claims MLB Conspired To Ban Him With Doctored Test Results

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Claims MLB Conspired To Ban Him With Doctored Test Results

After a third failed PED test, Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia threw his entire career away for his continued use of banned substances. At the age of 26, he received a lifetime ban from baseball on February 12,  essentially ending his MLB career. In an earlier MMO article, different avenues were examined as to the reason why […]

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I Can’t Wait To Hear Howie!

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
I Can’t Wait To Hear Howie!

I grew up before the 24-hour news cycle started, when social media constituted of passing around the headphones of a Walkman as you ‘streamed’ music on the radio. Maybe if one was lucky, they could ‘share’ their cassette recording of said song so everyone could hear it. It was a suburb of northern New Jersey, […]

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Featured Article: Wuilmer Becerra Goes From Throw-In To Big Win

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: Wuilmer Becerra Goes From Throw-In To Big Win

An MMO Fan Shot by Matthew Sitler It was the 17th of December, 2012, when the New York Mets and the Toronto Blue Jays made their blockbuster deal official. The deal involved the reigning National League Cy Young winner and two of MLB’s top 30 prospects. The Mets sent the Jays knuckle-baller R.A. Dickey and […]

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