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Mets And Ramon Castro Close To A Deal

An article by posted on November 13, 2007

The Mets who were spurned last night by Jorge Posada, reportedly had discussions with Seth Levinson who represents not only Posad, but Luis Castillo and Ramon Castro as well. The Daily News reports that a potential 2-year deal is in the offing for backup catcher Ramon Castro. Castro had his finest season as a Met last […]

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With Posada Off The Table, Will Mets Find Common Ground With Lo Duca?

An article by posted on November 13, 2007

We’ve spent a lot of time pondering the question of who will be the New York Mets’ catcher when they report to Spring Training in 2008. Most fans, including me, hoped that it would be Paul Lo Duca, but now everything seems so hazy at best. Our friend Mark Hale of the NY Post, had […]

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Stroke Of Midnight: Luis Castillo & Paul Lo Duca Are Now Free To Negotiate With All Teams

An article by posted on November 12, 2007

The clock is ticking, and at midnight tonight the Mets will no longer have exclusive negotiating rights with any of their own free agents. Two of those free agents are second baseman Luis Castillo and catchers Paul Lo Duca and Ramon Castro. The Houston Astros are expected to make a strong effort to sign Luis […]

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MLB News: Rookie of the Year, David Wright, Paul Lo Duca

An article by posted on November 12, 2007

It was kind of a busy day as far as baseball news goes today. First, MLB.com reports: Dustin Pedroia was named the American League Rookie of the Year Award today. Pedroia became the first Red Sox player to win the trophy since Nomar Garciaparra did so in 1997. Pedroia was listed first on 24 of the […]

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Is Lastings Milledge Ready For Prime Time?

An article by posted on November 12, 2007

In a recent poll, 58% of Mets fans don’t want the Mets to trade Milledge. I’m not exactly sure, but I bet that back in April less than half that amount would have voted to hang on to Milledge. I’m one of them. I understand how important it is for the Mets to address their […]

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20,000 Mets Fans Can’t Be Wrong!

An article by posted on November 11, 2007

  Before Mets Merized, there was Mr. Met on Myspace, and today we are proud to say that we have now eclipsed 20,000 friends. WOW! We want to thank the thousands and thousands of Mets fans from all over the country for making this site and our partner sites on Myspace what they are today! So as […]

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The Sunday Papers: Haren, Wright, And Yes, More A-Rod

An article by posted on November 11, 2007

Kevin Kernan of the Post, had an interesting article in which he makes a strong case for going out and trading for the A’s Dan Haren. Pitching is the root of the Mets’ problem. They do not have the young arms in their system that the Yankees have. They have not overpaid to get the […]

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Mets Should Take A Ride On The Orient Express

An article by posted on November 9, 2007

The best free agent pitcher available this year may not hail from the land of the free, and the home of the brave, but from the land of the rising sun. I know what you’re thinking Tsuyoshi Shinjo, Kaz Matsui, Masato Yoshii, Takashi Kashiwada, Shingo Takatsu… AHHHHH! Stop it you’re killing me! Okay, so we all […]

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Andy Pettite Implicated With 10 Other Free Agents In Mitchell Steroids Report

An article by posted on November 8, 2007

The Boston Globe is reporting that 11 current free agents have been notified that they were implicated in the soon to be released Mitchell Report. Player agents who attended yesterday’s union meeting in New York were told that 11 current free agent players are named in the George Mitchell report on the use of performance-enhancing […]

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Omar Minaya Looking At Prized Lefty C.C. Sabathia

An article by posted on November 7, 2007

Last night Omar Minaya and Indians general manager, Mark Shapiro, had dinner together. This is only speculation, but Newsday writer, Ken Davidoff, believed that maybe they were discussing left-hand pitcher Cliff Lee. Lee was coming off of two impressive seasons going into this year, but had a disastrous season that landed him back in AAA in […]

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