Archive for January, 2008

Laughingstocks to Leaders

An article by posted on January 31, 2008

Well, it finally happened. Johan Santana is (tentatively) a New York Met. I can’t speak for everyone but all of a sudden the grass is greener and the sky is bluer than it was a couple of days ago. All that stands in the way is a contract extension and all of the players passing […]

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What’s Everyone Saying About The Santana Deal?

An article by posted on January 30, 2008
What’s Everyone Saying About The Santana Deal?

The day after this brilliant trade by Omar was announced, we want to know what everyone is saying. It’s understandable that some people are leery until the deal is sealed, but I, for one, am a very proud Mets fan! Here are some quotes from around the league:  Braves GM Frank Wren - "Johan Santana is one of the […]

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All Hail Johan Santana, Omar Minaya Gets His Man!

An article by posted on January 29, 2008

After thousands of rumors, posts, blogs and articles, the Mets have trumped the Yankees and Red Sox won the Johan Santana sweepstakes! Baseball’s best pitcher is now a New York Met…  It was long time in developing, with most analysts and sportscasters giving the Mets little chance of getting Santana from the Twins. We have […]

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Santana Saga Ends – Johan To The Mets

An article by posted on January 29, 2008

Bob Nightengale, of USA Today, reports the Minnesota Twins have agreed to send two-time Cy Young winner Johan Santana to the Mets for four prospects. The prospects include Carlos Gomez, Phil Humber, Deolis Guerra, and Kevin Mulvey. The biggest part of this deal has to be Fernando Martinez. Not only do we get Santana, we […]

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Billy Wagner Says Mets No Better Than Third Best In The NL East

An article by posted on January 28, 2008

Billy Wagner continues to make light of the Mets lackluster off season with some strongly worded comments about where the mets rank in the their division. In his opinion not only do the the Phillies rank ahead of the Mets, but the Atlanta Braves as well. The comments were made during SNY’s broadcast of Mets Hot […]

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Another One Bites The Dust – Erik Bedard Traded To Seattle

An article by posted on January 27, 2008

It looks like the Baltimore Orioles have traded right handed, starting pitcher Erik Bedard to the Seattle Mariners according to several sources including the Seattle Times and the Baltimore Sun. Apparently the Orioles will get back super-prospect Adam Jones who has been called back from Venezuela to undergo a physical. When reached for comment today, Adam Jones […]

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They Got The Beat, But Do They Have The Pulse On Santana

An article by posted on January 26, 2008

We are not alone Mets fans… I think the Mets’ beat writers are getting as anxious about a Johan Santana trade then we are. Some of them have even changed their positions on the matter. A couple have gone from reporting any rumors on the matter, to actually urging Omar Minaya to pull the trigger […]

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Holy Wrecking Ball, Batman, This Guy Has Nasty Stuff!

An article by posted on January 25, 2008

Well, happy almost end of the week to everybody! Once again, an uneventful week in the world of major league baseball.  I don’t know about everyone else, but I’m getting pretty sick of hearing about who the front runner for Johan Santana is.   I think SI.com has an article at least 3 times a week about […]

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Mets Losing Their Religion, Add Church To Santana Deal?

An article by posted on January 24, 2008

The Mets are now looked at as the clear favorites in the Johan Santana sweepstakes by more than just a few credible sources. Yesterday alone Jon Heyman of SI.com and the Boston Globe hinted as much. There is absolutely no escaping these rumors. Every morning I make my usual treks to my favorite Mets sites, starting with […]

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Willie Randolph Says He’d Love To Have Johan Santana

An article by posted on January 22, 2008

Here is the second part of the WFAN interview with Willie randolph by Chris Carlin and Kim Jones. The first part was posted earlier today. Carlos Delgado – He is not the fiery type or a boisterous leader, but he leads by example and you have to let people be who they are. He knows […]

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