A Victim of Circumstance

An article by posted on July 10, 2010 0 Comments

When I first heard rumbling during Spring Training that pitching phenom prospect Jenrry Mejia may be brought up with the big club to make Jerry Manuel and Omar Minaya look good…erm, uh…I mean of course to get Mejia adjusted to major league hitting, well, I was dead set against the idea.  See, while the Mets […]

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Fina-Lee! Mariners Deal Ace To The Rangers

An article by posted on July 9, 2010 0 Comments

It’s over… According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Texas Rangers have indeed acquired Cliff Lee from the Seattle Mariners. The Rangers are sending a package that will include one of baseball’s best prospects in Justin Smoak as well as two to three other top Rangers prospects. Interesting as well is that […]

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Nick Evans Returning To Mets

An article by posted on July 9, 2010 0 Comments

Remember Nick Evans? He was a healthy scratch from the lineup for AA-Binghamton leading Adam Rubin to believe he may soon be joining the Mets. On Wednesday, Mets manager Jerry Manuel indicated that he wanted a right handed batter on the bench in anticipation of the Braves series that starts today. Evans, 24, is having a solid bounce-back […]

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Jumping Off the Cliff Lee Bandwagon.

An article by posted on July 9, 2010 0 Comments

I’m not an NBA fan; I was back in like 1994 when it was fun to watch. I do enjoy the business of sports and I followed the free agent frenzy up until last night. I officially don’t care about the NBA anymore, but as I watched the joke of a “special” last night I […]

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Yankees To Add Former Cy Young Winner Cliff Lee?

An article by posted on July 9, 2010 0 Comments

Updated 10:18 AM The Mariners have now told many interested teams that they are out of the Lee sweepstakes, according to Ken Davidoff of Newsday. It would appear that an announcement is now imminent and that the Yankees will acquire Cliff Lee. Cliff Lee was supposed to pitch tonight against the Yankees, instead he may now […]

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The Mets At Mid-Season – Notes And Observations

An article by posted on July 9, 2010 0 Comments

It’s a Mets off day and I woke up to nothing but LeBron News.  Somehow I just don’t get it – a talented kid from Ohio has called a news conference to announce where he will play basketball next year – who cares?  Not me.   This is what I care about this morning.    The […]

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Bullpen Options For Omar Minaya?

An article by posted on July 8, 2010 0 Comments

While rumors of the Mets acquiring a top line starter still abound – Cliff Lee , Roy Oswalt and the rest of the 2010 cadre of possible trade deadline pickups – the acquisition of a reliever may be just as imperative on Omar Minaya’s wish list. As of today the Mets have the 11th best […]

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Latest On Mets Quest For A Starter

An article by posted on July 8, 2010 0 Comments

With trade discussions between the Texas Rangers and the Seattle Mariners now appearing to be heating up, it adds yet another serious contender in addition to the Minnesota Twins into the mix to acquire starting pitcher Cliff Lee. The price continues to rise for Lee’s services and the latest reports say the Mariners have called teams […]

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I’m Not Ready To Show Barajas or Blanco The Door Yet

An article by posted on July 8, 2010 0 Comments

When the Mets signed catchers Henry Blanco and Rod Barajas in the offseason, I didn’t think it was that big of a deal. They both had solid defensive reputations, and Barajas had some pop in his bat. Plus the price was right — together they are only costing the Mets $1.25 million dollars this season. […]

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Lucas Duda – Future Mets Star Or Trade Bait?

An article by posted on July 8, 2010 0 Comments

Lucas Duda is a prospect that has had his name mentioned at times to be traded away for a veteran pitcher like Roy Oswalt or Cliff Lee. Duda is not a player to over look to be a future star for the Mets. The 24-year-old lefty batting, right-handed throwing, outfielder has played only 20 games […]

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