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Philosophy Of Flexibility Part II – Infield Evaluation

An article by posted on 29/11/2015 0 Comments
Philosophy Of Flexibility Part II – Infield Evaluation

In part one of the Philosophy of Flexibility I outlined the different types of flexibility that are used to construct a baseball team. These areas were positional, lineup, pitching and financial flexibility. Applying this lens to the Mets current roster, the biggest area of concern from this perspective is the construction of the infield. Infield Evaluation Assuming […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Pitching Prospect Seth Lugo

An article by posted on 22/11/2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Pitching Prospect Seth Lugo

Yesterday the Mets added four players to their 40-man roster to protect them from the December 10th Rule 5 draft and one of them was starting pitcher Seth Lugo. The right-hander started a career high 24 games this year combined between the Binghamton Mets and Las Vegas 51′s. He went 8-7 with 3.84 ERA and […]

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Syndergaard Wants To Be A Met For Life

An article by posted on 20/11/2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Wants To Be A Met For Life

Following his excellent rookie season, Noah Syndergaard reflected on his time with New York and hopes that he could be a Met for life. Syndergaard says that he loves pitching in New York and never wants to leave. “When I came here for the (2013) Futures Game we went to Times Square and I thought it […]

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Ojeda Criticizes Mets Game Plan Against Royals

An article by posted on 30/10/2015 0 Comments
Ojeda Criticizes Mets Game Plan Against Royals

After watching both Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom struggle against the Royals, former Met and SNY analyst Bob Ojeda is fed up. He says the Mets have been pitching to scouting reports instead of trusting their own talent and ability. “I’m watching two outstanding Mets’ pitchers pitch to a scouting report rather than be who […]

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Collins Discusses Mets Struggles, Syndergaard, Lagares, Uribe, Citi Field Impact

An article by posted on 29/10/2015 0 Comments
Collins Discusses Mets Struggles, Syndergaard, Lagares, Uribe, Citi Field Impact

Are Kansas City pitchers really this dominating or is your offense really struggling? Well, again, in postseason you face good pitching. That’s how the other team gets here. With that good pitching comes some rough at-bats at times. And they have pitched us very, very well. So I see both. The other day I thought in […]

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Ned Yost Discusses Walk-Off Win, Volquez, Familia, Perez Pine-Tar Issue

An article by posted on 28/10/2015 0 Comments
Ned Yost Discusses Walk-Off Win, Volquez, Familia, Perez Pine-Tar Issue

Win or lose, was last night’s marathon physically and emotionally draining? It’s the World Series. Nobody gets much sleep. The players probably get more sleep than I do. I think I went to bed at 4:00 and I was up at 6:30. It’s a fun time of year, that’s what makes it so much fun. It’s […]

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World Series Game 1 Thread: Mets vs Royals, 8:07 PM – Tonight’s The Knight!

An article by posted on 27/10/2015 0 Comments
World Series Game 1 Thread: Mets vs Royals, 8:07 PM – Tonight’s The Knight!

The New York Mets are playing in their first Fall Classic in 15 years when they take on the Kansas City Royals tonight at Kauffman Stadium. Manager Terry Collins has selected right-hander Matt Harvey (2-0, 2.84) to pitch in Game 1 and he will oppose Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez in a 8:07 PM matchup. The […]

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Congressman Loses Bet, Forced to Sing “Meet the Mets” on House Floor

An article by posted on 23/10/2015 0 Comments
Congressman Loses Bet, Forced to Sing “Meet the Mets” on House Floor

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), after losing a bet to Steve Israel (D-NY) on the NLDS that pitted the Los Angeles  Dodgers against the New York Mets, paid up Friday right on the House floor in Congress. Congressman Schiff had to sing his rendition of “Meet the Mets!” in front of the full house and it […]

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Ruben Tejada Provides Each Teammate With Some Spirit!

An article by posted on 23/10/2015 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Provides Each Teammate With Some Spirit!

And by spirit, I mean the distilled kind… Shortstop Ruben Tejada, although sidelined with a fractured leg, stood out behind-the-scenes with a truly rare gift for his teammates in honor of their incredible victory. Each member of the team received a custom engraved bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scotch whisky that read: “NLCS CHAMPS […]

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Will Mets Face Punishment For Excessive Champagne Celebrations?

An article by posted on 23/10/2015 0 Comments
Will Mets Face Punishment For Excessive Champagne Celebrations?

While this is one of the last things I want to discuss on the verge of what has just happened, it might be something to keep in the back of our minds. Arash Markazi of ESPN wrote a nice piece about the evolution of celebrations in baseball, detailing the progression from beer to the champagne […]

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