Mets Thoughts

Johnny Estrada: Easy Come, Easy Go?

An article by posted on November 21, 2007

Okay, somebody please tell me what’s going on… Adam Rubin of the Daily News is reporting that Johnny Estrada may not be sticking around too long. Here is what he wrote this moning… The Mets have landed a catcher – but this one might not be around long either. As a bonus, the other team took […]

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Angels Bail Out On Cabrera, Dodgers Back On The Saddle Again

An article by posted on November 21, 2007

Of all the major sluggers rumored to be available this off season, none are bigger than Miguel Cabrera. (pardon the pun, hee hee) For weeks now, we’ve been hearing all this gibberish about the Angels, Mariners, and even the Giants being in hot pursuit. The only team I took seriously was the Angels. I felt they […]

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If It Walks Like A Duca, And Talks Like A Duca, It Must Be A Duca!

An article by posted on November 21, 2007

Nothing gets me more excited in the off season than a great trade. Well I don’t really mean nothing, but you know what I mean. Last night’s trade for Johnny Estrada came out of left field. I mean there was not even a hint of that going down. So much for all these experts who […]

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Let’s Give Mota A Good Old-Fashioned New York Send-Off!

An article by posted on November 20, 2007
Let’s Give Mota A Good Old-Fashioned New York Send-Off!

I know I already posted on this subject, but I can’t help myself and I needed to release some more energy. Can somebody please tell me what kind of drugs the Brewers were taking when they agreed to trade Johnny Estrada for Guillermo Mota. Somebody, please explain to me what their thought process was? I […]

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Breaking News: Mets Trade Guillermo Mota For Johnny Estrada!

An article by posted on November 20, 2007

WFAN and Rotoworld is reporting that the Mets acquired catcher Johnny Estrada from the Brewers for RHP Guillermo Mota. Yes Mets fans, it’s true. Omar Minaya just pulled off a rematkable deal that will have Mets fans jumping for joy and shouting from the rooftops! HERE IS THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE… The New York Mets […]

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Opinion: Are Lastings Milledge And Carlos Gomez Gone?

An article by posted on November 20, 2007

All we hear are rumors and speculation around this time of the year. I love it! I read something interesting this morning from Steve Popper on his blog Amazin Stories. He had some interesting things to say about his conference call with Omar Minaya yesterday, but what really caught my attention was this… As far […]

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The 2008 NL MVP is Jimmy Rollins

An article by posted on November 20, 2007
The 2008 NL MVP is Jimmy Rollins

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 […]

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Omar Minaya Should Be Judged Fairly On The Merits Of His Job Performance

An article by posted on November 20, 2007

If there is a more divisive topic of conversation among Mets fans these days, none is more divisive than Omar Minaya’s job performance. In a recent poll of 560 voters, 46% of Mets fans did not believe the Mets would win a World Series with Omar Minaya as the GM. Wow, that number is way too high in […]

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It’s Official: Castillo Back For A Second Helping

An article by posted on November 20, 2007

Omar Minaya himself announced that Luis Castillo was signed, sealed and delivered yesterday evening. There was no pulling out of negotiations this time, as had been the case with Yorvit Torrealba. Castillo, 32, joins Damion Easley, Ramon Castro, Moises Alou and Ramon Castro as the only Mets that have been retained since the season ended. The scrappy […]

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What a Bunch of Turkeys! (Or sides…)

An article by posted on November 19, 2007

In keeping with a new off season resolution to only aim for the positive and lighthearted of our favorite game, I thought I would do something fun for my latest blog. Are you ready? (Everybody nods excitedly and screams,” Okay!”) Well alright then! Instead of a winners and losers of the off season, this will […]

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