Mets Thoughts

Mets Sign RHP Clint Everts; Could Be A Real Sleeper

An article by posted on December 10, 2009 0 Comments

Bob Nightengale of USA Today reported that the Mets have signed minor-league RHP Clint Everts. Everts, 25, was highly sought after and was being pursued by 15 teams at the Winter Meetings. Last season, he was 8–1 with a 1.65 ERA in 44 relief appearances while pitching at three levels in the Washington Nationals farm system including Class-AAA Syracuse. In 60 innings pitched, […]

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Think Outside The Box – One Year Contracts Only

An article by posted on December 10, 2009 0 Comments

I think the Mets should change their whole way of thinking.  The Wilpons should give the edict to Omar Minaya that he is restricted to only signing and acquiring players on one year contracts.  There is too much uncertainty with Omar’s ability to make good decisions.   Let’s play the 2010 season under this scenario and […]

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Winter Meetings Day 3 Recap

An article by posted on December 9, 2009 0 Comments

The Brewers have agreed to terms with Randy Wolf on a three-year, $29.75 million contract. The deal will be finalized pending a physical. The Mets had strong interest in the 33-year-old left-hander who made 34 starts and posted a 3.23 ERA and 1.10 WHIP for the Dodgers last season. According to AOL’s Ed Price via Twitter, the Mets […]

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Mets Showing Signs Of Life: Lackey, Bay, Holliday, Molina

An article by posted on December 9, 2009 0 Comments

MLB Insider Jon Heyman of SI.com tweets that the Mets are now engaging John Lackey, Matt Holliday, and Jason Bay with renewed hopes of signing one of them. Purse strings opening for Omar? Mets are talking to Lackey, Holliday and Bay with renewed hopes to sign one of big three. I’m not buying into anything until we get […]

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Roy Halladay: We May Be Witnesses To A Biblical Prophecy

An article by posted on December 9, 2009 0 Comments

Still no serious negotiations are ongoing between the Blue Jays and a suitor for their ace, Roy Halladay. However, there is some interesting speculation and rumor making it’s way onto the blogosphere this morning. According to Troy Renck of the Denver Post,  “The Angels, Red Sox and Yankees, in that order for now, are pursuing Toronto […]

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Another Day, Another Catcher: Omar Talks To Torrealba’s Agent

An article by posted on December 8, 2009 0 Comments

According to David Lennon of Newsday, Rockies’ catcher Yorvit Torrealba may be on the Mets radar.  Again. Earlier today, Omar Minaya spoke to Melvin Roman, the agent for free agent catcher Yorvit Torrealba.  If Bengie Molina continues to ask for a three-year deal, the Mets might consider Torrealba. However, if you recall, two years ago […]

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Another Winter Meetings Wish List

An article by posted on December 8, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday the winter meetings officially began in Indianapolis and as usual some trades were apparently made and then it turned out that there was no trade. In some cases the two teams involved in the trade had not even spoken to each other.  This is the joys of covering the winter meetings.  In the case […]

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Are The Mets Trying To Sign Every Catcher In Baseball?

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

First it was Chris Coste.  Then it was Henry Blanco.  Earlier today, Joe D posted that the Mets might go after Rod Barajas if they can’t get Bengie Molina.  SI.com’s Jon Heyman is now saying that the Mets are considering offering Molina a one-year deal worth $6 million, plus an option for a second year.  […]

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Nats Get Bruney, Are Dunn And Willingham On Block?

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Washington Nationals have acquired relief pitcher Brian Bruney from the New York Yankees for a player to be named later. Bruney had a so-so season with the Yankees, but had clearly fallen out of favor as the season drew to an end. Last season he […]

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Throw Some Coal In The Hot Stove It’s Freezing In Here

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

So far, there’s been nothing significant to report from the 2009 Winter Meetings in Indianapolis. Despite the huge buildup leading up to Sunday night when most GM’s and their staffs began arriving, there’s been little buzz in a baseball market that is still difficult to accurately gauge. At his point, most of the rumors are as […]

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