Tag: World Series

Yoenis Cespedes Keeps Slugging and Shining On

An article by posted on September 5, 2015 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Keeps Slugging and Shining On

Despite a deflating loss to the floundering Miami Marlins Friday night, Yoenis Cespedes‘ performance was the silver lining to an otherwise gut-wrenching night. In the sixth inning, after Marlins’ starter Tom Koehler had kept the Mets at bay for the entirety of the game up until that point, Cespedes stepped into the box and promptly […]

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Registration Begins For Mets Playoff Tickets

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Registration Begins For Mets Playoff Tickets

The New York Mets announced today online registration at Mets.com/Postseason for the possibility of being selected for the opportunity to purchase tickets, subject to availability, for potential New York Mets 2015 Postseason games to be played at Citi Field. The registration process gives all fans who register an equal chance to be randomly selected for this ticket […]

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MMO Mailbag: Should Mets Be Styling and Showboating Before They’ve Won Anything?

An article by posted on August 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Should Mets Be Styling and Showboating Before They’ve Won Anything?

Gregg asks.. Quick Pitching, Bat Flips, Stare Downs, Styling, Showboating? Maybe I’m wrong, but don’t you think it’s a bit early and presumptuous for the Mets to be doing those things before they’ve won anything? At least when the Phillies were doing those things, they had won the World Series to back it up. What […]

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Mets Have 4th Best Odds Of Winning World Series

An article by posted on August 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have 4th Best Odds Of Winning World Series

On the morning of July 24, before the Mets had made any trades, the Mets had the 12th best odds of winning the World Series (1.8%). Now, a little over a month later, our friends at Number Fire calculate that the Mets have the fourth best odds of winning the World Series (10.6%) behind only […]

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MMO Original: The Burden of Great Expectations

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: The Burden of Great Expectations

Writers like me tend to embrace subjects we call “evergreen.” This refers to topics that remain relevant for a good long time after they are published.  And today’s topic is one of those. This could have been written in March, when all the experts said the Nationals would win the division simply by throwing their […]

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MMO Exclusive: Bobby Valentine Says Mets Could Win World Series

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Bobby Valentine Says Mets Could Win World Series

In the last three weeks, the conversation has largely shifted from if the Mets make the postseason to when. The question still remaining however, is whether this is a team capable of playing deep into October or not. Bobby Valentine, who knows a thing or two about quality Mets baseball, believes this year’s club could […]

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Ron Swoboda Makes The Catch

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
Ron Swoboda Makes The Catch

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged America. He insisted that by the end of the decade, we put a man on the moon and return him safely to earth. Kennedy’s idea was outlandish and considered completely and utterly impossible. However, on July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong set foot on the surface of the moon. […]

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Little Roller Up Along First… Behind the Bag! It Gets Through…Hernandez?

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
Little Roller Up Along First… Behind the Bag! It Gets Through…Hernandez?

October 25, 1986: Boston: It took 68 years for the Red Sox to end the ‘Curse of the Bambino’ and they did it in historic fashion in front of a sold-out Fenway Park. The heavily favored Mets, winners of 108 regular season games, turned to Bob Ojeda in hopes of forcing a game 7. Trailing […]

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When America Needed A Miracle…

An article by posted on July 7, 2015 0 Comments
When America Needed A Miracle…

In the 1977 classic film “Oh, God,” Jerry Landers (John Denver) is speaking with God, played by George Burns. Landers asks God about miracles and He replies, “The last miracle I did was the ’69 Mets. Before that you have to go back to The Red Sea.” There’s been a lot of talk about October […]

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Featured Post: Let’s Not Stop At Competitive, Let’s Build A Mets Dynasty

An article by posted on June 9, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Let’s Not Stop At Competitive, Let’s Build A Mets Dynasty

The most dominant pitchers in the game over the last eight to ten years are Clayton Kershaw, Justin Verlander, Felix Hernandez, David Price and Max Scherzer. Not one of them has a ring. The winningest manager ever, Connie Mack, believed pitching accounts for “75 to 90%” of Baseball. This is generally accepted as gospel. But […]

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Will Great Expectations Lead to Great Disappointment?

An article by posted on March 5, 2015 0 Comments
Will Great Expectations Lead to Great Disappointment?

Tug McGraw fanned pinch-hitter Billy Conigliaro to cement the 2-0 victory. Afterwards, the Mets bound a plane for the west coast. The date was October 18, 1973. All they needed to do was split the next two in Oakland and the World Series was ours. It was not meant to be. In the 9th inning […]

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