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MMO Fan Shot: Cespedes Is The Answer

An article by posted on October 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Cespedes Is The Answer

An MMO Fan Shot by Matt Stephens Since the trade of Carlos Beltran to the Giants, the Mets have noticeably been missing one key component from their lineup- the prototypical outfielder with a big bat. Omar Minaya admirably tried to give us Jason Bay but failed, and Sandy thought Granderson would work, but instead wound […]

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Turn Back The Clock: Mets’ 1971 Off-Season

An article by posted on October 7, 2014 0 Comments
Turn Back The Clock: Mets’ 1971 Off-Season

With all the talk about possibly packaging young players in a trade to fill the Mets’ obvious needs for 2015, I was reminded of the 1971/72 offseason. In 1970 and 1971, the Mets had identical 83-79 records as the Pirates won the division both years. Still, there was reason to be optimistic that the Mets […]

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MMO Week In Review: 9/29 – 10/5

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Week In Review: 9/29 – 10/5

News and Notes The Mets announced that Wally Backman won’t be joining the big league coaching staff, but told him he could return as manager of the Las Vegas 51s if he wanted. No word from Backman. Read more. Jacob deGrom strengthened his case for the NL Rookie of the Year award by winning top […]

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Octavio Dotel Retires After 15 Seasons

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
Octavio Dotel Retires After 15 Seasons

If you mention the year 1999 to a Mets fan, one-of-two things comes to mind. Either you see Robin Ventura’s grand-slam-single that ended game five of the National League Championship Series or you see Kenny Rogers walking in the winning run that sealed that series for the Braves. Game five will always be Ventura’s game […]

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Early Bullpen Failures Led To Deep Hole

An article by posted on October 3, 2014 0 Comments
Early Bullpen Failures Led To Deep Hole

Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal, pointed out a staggering statistic a few days ago. The Mets opened the season 10-20 in one-run games, finishing at 26-29. After that horrible beginning of the season, they improved to 16-9 in one-run games down the stretch. It’s no surprise that the turnaround occurred around the time […]

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Could Mets Target Jose Reyes This Offseason, And What Would It Take?

An article by posted on October 3, 2014 0 Comments
Could Mets Target Jose Reyes This Offseason, And What Would It Take?

Jose Reyes will go down as an all time great Met. Our first ever batting champion ranks sixth in batting average, second in runs, third in hits and of course, first in triples and stolen bases. Reyes will forever be loved by Mets fans. This offseason, the Mets could be searching for a shortstop, and SNY’s Gary […]

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Rockies Won’t Move Key Pieces

An article by posted on October 3, 2014 0 Comments
Rockies Won’t Move Key Pieces

According Bill Geivett, the Rockies senior vice president of Major League operations, the team likes what they have and won’t look to make major changes in the offseason. In a report filed by Thomas Harding of MLB.com, the Rockies will be bringing back the majority of their front office personal and think they have the […]

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Who Are The Mets’ Best Trade Chips?

An article by posted on October 1, 2014 0 Comments
Who Are The Mets’ Best Trade Chips?

Marc Carig of Newsday created a bit of a stir when he reported via Twitter that after catching up with several scouts and rival execs, many of them viewed Jon Niese as the Mets’ best trade chip if they decide to hang onto their young arms. Agree? Disagree? This got us thinking. Who are the […]

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Featured Post: Which Mets Won’t Be Back In 2015?

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Which Mets Won’t Be Back In 2015?

With just four days left to the regular season, it won’t be long until the Mets officially shift gears and go into 2015 mode. One area which Sandy Alderson won’t have to worry about this Winter is the bullpen, Thankfully, we won’t have to endure anymore botched bullpen revamps. And ironically, the bulk of the […]

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Yoenis Céspedes Could Be Interesting Target For Sandy

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Yoenis Céspedes Could Be Interesting Target For Sandy

First of all, I can’t take credit for formulating this entire idea on my own. It was a Twitter conversation involving my brother that actually started me down this line of thinking. Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Céspedes was acquired at the trading deadline from the Oakland Athletics for their long time ace Jon Lester. He […]

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