Mets Thoughts

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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Don’t Be Surprised If The Mets Make A Big Splash

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

For the last two months, many of the so-called experts have been doing their best to tell us that the Mets will not be players for some of the top free agents like Matt Holliday, Jason Bay and John Lackey. We’ve been told that they don’t have the money or that the don’t have the […]

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Winter Meetings: Where We Were, Where We’re Going?

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

The 2009 MLB Winter Meetings are now underway in Indianapolis, and will provide fans with either much joy or just as much angst. Last year’s Winter Meetings certainly fit that bill. In 2008, we suffered through another miserable bullpen, and it seemed like money would be no object to revamp it in the off season. GM Omar […]

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Mets May Consider Rod Barajas Over Bengie Molina

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

Last night, Newsday’s Ken Davidoff reported via Twitter that the Mets are considering free agent catcher Rod Barajas as an alternative to Bengie Molina. With Molina’s insistence for a three year deal, he may have played himself out of a contract with the Mets who are looking for a starting catcher, but are unwilling to sign one for more than one […]

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