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MMO Fan Shot: Hope Springs Eternal, Especially for the Mets

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Hope Springs Eternal, Especially for the Mets

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love As I wrote last year in Zen and the Misery of Being a Met Fan, since their heartbreaking loss in Game 7 of the 2006 playoffs, the Mets have experienced historic collapses to miss the playoffs, baffling player moves, an unprecedented number of injuries to star and potential star players, […]

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Harvey Feels Great After Sluggish Outing

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Feels Great After Sluggish Outing

While Matt Harvey looked fantastic during his first start of spring training, his next outing against Miami wasn’t nearly as impressive. Harvey pitched 2.2 innings and allowed two runs, six hits and a walk. However, Harvey has no worries about his progress recovering from Tommy John surgery (Adam Rubin). “Certain weeks you feel a little […]

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Sandy Alderson’s Remarkable Autonomy Window

An article by posted on March 15, 2015 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson’s Remarkable Autonomy Window

My coming of age as a Mets fan evolved, as it were … When I was young I had no idea why the Mets might be good or bad or mediocre. As I got older, unlike my Dad who was preoccupied strictly with events on the field, I began to be aware of problems with […]

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Matz Says He’s Up For Relief Role, But Sandy Says It’s Highly Improbable

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Matz Says He’s Up For Relief Role, But Sandy Says It’s Highly Improbable

After Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz finished his outing against the Nationals on Thursday, general manager Sandy Alderson called it “extraordinarily unlikely” and “highly improbable” that Matz will make the Opening Day roster as a left-handed reliever. (Anthony DiComo) “As Alderson has noted in the past, the Mets want Matz to receive more seasoning in […]

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The Harsh Realities Of Cost Control vs. Player Development

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
The Harsh Realities Of Cost Control vs. Player Development

The Mets of recent years, while not experiencing a lot of success at the major league level, have slowly and patiently reconstructed a minor league system that is a consensus top 5 ranked organization. The front office has been patient and careful with this talent, perhaps to a fault. The Mets have been in need of […]

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Collins Still Not Sold On Flores At Shortstop

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Still Not Sold On Flores At Shortstop

Wilmer Flores has hit the ground running in Spring Training, and while stats don’t matter too much this time of the year, it’s still better than looking for your first hit five games in. Flores is now 5-for-11 with a double and an RBI in four games this spring. Flores also flashed the leather on Sunday, […]

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Lagares Could Evolve Into An Ideal Leadoff Hitter

An article by posted on March 8, 2015 0 Comments
Lagares Could Evolve Into An Ideal Leadoff Hitter

If you had do pick one area, and by area I don’t mean position, where the Mets could use some significant improvement and some clarity, look no further than the leadoff spot in the batting order. After years of being spoiled by having one of the best leadoff hitters in the league in Jose Reyes, […]

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Kevin Long’s Job Is To Keep Granderson From Becoming Jason Bay

An article by posted on March 7, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long’s Job Is To Keep Granderson From Becoming Jason Bay

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post says that the main reason the Mets brought in new hitting coach Kevin Long is because they are betting he can get Curtis Granderson to be the explosive hitter he once was with the Yankees during the 2011 and 2012 seasons when he crushed 84 home runs, drove […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Tigers 4, Reynolds Raps Walkoff HR

An article by posted on March 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Tigers 4, Reynolds Raps Walkoff HR

The New York Mets beat the Detroit Tigers by a score of 5-4 at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie courtesy of a walk-off home run by shortstop Matt Reynolds.. Today was all about Matt Harvey Day and the Mets righthander was nothing short of brilliant as he tossed two perfect innings against the Tigers […]

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Harvey Day Game Thread: Tigers vs Mets, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 6, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Day Game Thread: Tigers vs Mets, 1:05 PM

While all of us keep looking up at the clock, waiting in excited anticipation for it to read one o’clock so we can tune into SNY to watch Matt Harvey climb on that mound and fire a four-seamer to Travis d’Arnaud at home plate, manager Terry Collins is keeping his fingers crossed and hoping his […]

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DeGrom To Unleash A Curve In 2015… Boom!

An article by posted on March 6, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom To Unleash A Curve In 2015… Boom!

According to Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, reigning rookie of the year Jacob deGrom is trying to make himself an even better pitcher by developing a curveball this spring. “This spring is so different,” deGrom told Kernan. “I can really come in here and work on things. Last year when I was over […]

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