Mets Thoughts

Are The Mets Closing In On Erik Bedard Tonight?

An article by posted on December 3, 2007

WFAN beat reporter, Sweeny Murti is at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, and apparently has reported that there there is news floating around that the Mets are close on Erik Bedard. Nobody else on either side can substantiate this report and it makes me wonder if it’s just speculation. Some Mets sites are running wild with the story, […]

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Erik Bedard Wants Out Of Baltimore, Time For Omar To Strike!

An article by posted on December 3, 2007

The Washington Post is reporting that Orioles starting pitcher, Erik Bedard, has informed the Orioles that he will not sign any extension to remain with the team. The Orioles were rumored to have been working on a possible extension, but now that is out the window. For those teams that lose out on Santana, there […]

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When Will This Guy Shutup Already?

An article by posted on December 2, 2007

This is getting old, but get a load of Wallace Matthews latest comments in this morning’s Newsday. He tries to make a case for the Mets trading Jose Reyes, and he makes that case by using Lastings Milledge as his example. With regards to Milledge he writes this… There’s a lesson to be learned in […]

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Ryan Church: Preaching To The Choir

An article by posted on December 1, 2007

Whether you love the Milledge trade or absolutely hate it, there’s no going back. In 2008 the New York Mets will feature new faces at starting catcher and right field. I wanted to take a closer look at Ryan Church.  Ryan Church has always been ones of those guys that Omar Minaya has always loved going […]

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Something is Brewing in Mets Nation, and it Smells like Pitching

An article by posted on December 1, 2007

When I first heard that the Mets had traded Lastings Milledge to the Nationals for Brian Schneider and Ryan Church, I screamed. I screamed not because we traded away Milledge, but because we traded away Milledge and didn’t get any pitching out of the deal. That and he went to the Nationals. If this trade is a […]

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To Believe, or Not to Believe

An article by posted on December 1, 2007

In the past 24 hours, we have all been bombarding this site and message boards with varying opinions on the Lastings Milledge trade. Most of the opinions are panning it, citing Milledge’s’ upside, youth, energy and the lack of Church/Schneider’s’ qualities in the same areas. Church strikes out too much, Schneider can’t hit… Mets ownership […]

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The “Thrill” Is Gone, Mets Church It Up In Rightfield

An article by posted on November 30, 2007

When I first heard this trade early this afternoon, I was actually in my car and I literally had to pull over and let it sink in… Then I felt a perfect storm brewing in my head… I was freaking mad… After hearing all this hype about what a talent Lastings Milledge was, and how […]

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Milledge Traded to the Nationals

An article by posted on November 30, 2007

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   […]

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“In Omar We Trust” or World Series ’08?

An article by posted on November 30, 2007

On Thursday, Omar Minaya addressed the Jose Reyes rumors by saying, "Jose Reyes is one of our core players. I don’t see us trading Jose Reyes for one of those guys being mentioned. It just doesn’t make sense for us." Minaya went on to say that the Mets are very happy with Jose Reyes. Minaya […]

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Fernando Martinez or Carlos Gomez – Who’s The Best?

An article by posted on November 30, 2007

In addition to releasing their annual top organizational prospects list, Baseball America also does a synopsis of who has the best tools in each organization. I always enjoy looking this particular list over because it gives me a better sense of not only who the Mets prospects are, but also what their biggest strengths are. […]

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