The New York Mets proudly introduced their newest addition in a formal press conference today. Top ace pitcher Johan Santana is now officially a Met and very happy to be representing the great city of New York. General manager Omar Minaya spoke first announcing, "It is an historic day today for the New York Mets franchise." After a few encouraging thoughts, Minaya welcomed Santana to the stage as they presented the new pitcher with his #57 jersey. […]
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 best pitchers in the game so clearly you hope that a pitcher like that doesn’t end up in your division […]
WFAN Radio is reporting the Mets have traded Lastings Milledge to the Washington Nationals for C Brian Schneider and OF Ryan Church. 2007 STATS Lastings Milledge | Right Field/Center Field Avg HR RBI Runs SB .272 7 29 27 3 Brian Schneider | Catcher Avg HR RBI Runs SB .235 6 54 33 0 Ryan Church | Left Field/Center Field Avg HR RBI Runs SB .272 15 70 57 3
The Mets have reportly acquired relief pitcher Brian Stokes from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for cash. Stokes went 2-7 with a 7.07 ERA in 62 1/3 innings last season. The 28-year old will battle for a spot in the Mets pen in the spring. Sorry I’m not reporting more exciting news but maybe this is a start of something big!
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins has been awarded the NL MVP award for 2008. The race was close and there was never really a for sure winner until it was announced today at 2 p.m. Matt Holliday and Prince Fielder were the other two candidates, and some might even say David Wright. Although most of us knew the Wright was out, when the Mets went out. Nevertheless, the league has made its decision and Jimmy Rollins […]
David Wright is one of 10 players nominated for the Hitter of the Year award presented by Major League Baseball. Wright has put up some impressive numbers this year including becoming the fourth youngest player to join the 30-30 club. He finished with a .325 batting average, a .416 on-base percentage, 30 homeruns, 34 stolen bases, 113 runs and 107 RBIs. The other nine players up for the award are Prince Fielder, Matt Holliday, Ryan Howard, Chipper […]
Center fielder Carlos Beltran was named National League Player of the Week today. Recently coming off the DL, Beltran showed everyone he was healthy and ready to play some ball. In the last two series against the Pirates and the Nationals, Beltran went 9-for-24 with 4 homers and 10 RBI’s. Sunday was his best day when he went 2-for-3 with 2 homers against the Nats helping the Mets earn the sweep. This is the second time […]
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