No Way Jose! The Twinkies Should Look Elsewhere For A New Shortstop

An article by posted on November 29, 2007

Last night’s big six player trade which saw the Minnesota Twins acquire OF Delmon Young, INF Brendan Harris and OF Jason Pridie from the Tampa Bay Rays for RHP Matt Garza, SS Jason Bartlett and RHP Eduardo Morlan, has led to some very wild speculation. Some sites and newspapers are suggesting that in the aftermath […]

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It’s Looking More And More Like Slim Pickings For Free Agent Relievers

An article by posted on November 28, 2007

Everytime I look up it seems like yet another free agent reliever is off the market. Today was no different as two more quality relievers signed deals with their new teams. Francisco Cordero ended up signing a very fat contract that will pay him $46 million dollars over four years while pitching for the Cincinnati […]

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Mets Acquire RHP Brian Stokes from the Rays

An article by posted on November 28, 2007

The Mets have reportly acquired relief pitcher Brian Stokes from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for cash. Stokes went 2-7 with a 7.07 ERA in 62 1/3 innings last season. The 28-year old will battle for a spot in the Mets pen in the spring. Sorry I’m not reporting more exciting news but maybe this is a start of […]

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Omar Minaya Not Going Down Without A Fight!

An article by posted on November 28, 2007

Say what you will about the non-moves the Mets have made so far this season. We are inundated with hundreds of rumors about the Yankees, Dodgers and Angels making a move for Johan Santana. Countless rumors about pitchers Erik Bedard, Dan Haren Dontrelle Willis and even Scott Kazmir. Most everyone seems to think the Yankees […]

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Billy Wagner Totally Miffed Over Mets Off Season Losses And Lack Of Vision

An article by posted on November 28, 2007

Billy Wagner has long been known for his ability to close games with the best of them. However, he is also prone to his short-tempered bursts of emotion, which sometimes gets himself in trouble with what he says. Yesterday may have been one of those days. During an interview for mets.com, he was very critical of the […]

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You Can’t Have It Both Ways: You Want To Win Now, Or Wait 5 Years Until The Kids Are Ready?

An article by posted on November 27, 2007

I find it absolutely amusing each time I read some of the comments from our readers… On one side you have the slow and steady crowd. They are the ones who want no part of trades for guys like Johan Santana or Jake Peavy. They also like to keep the Mets from spending all of […]

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Could the Mets Steal Johan Santana?

An article by posted on November 27, 2007

The Yankees and the Twins have begun talks about a trade that could send Johan Santana to the Bronx. The Yankees would have to give up one of their "Big Three" pitchers-Joba Chamberlain, Ian Kennedy, or Philip Hughes. Other teams, including the Mets, have also expressed interest in Santana. The New York Post’s Mark Hale […]

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Cubs Knock On Wood, Mets Knocking On Octavio Dotel’s Door

An article by posted on November 27, 2007

The Cubs made sure they hung on to their one-time phenom, Kerry Wood, if only for just one more year. The contract guarantees him $4.2 million and Wood can earn an additional $3.45 million in performance bonuses. It appears that Kerry Wood turned down offers that were much more lucrative and longer as well. Wow, […]

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Yankees Closing In On Johan Santana, Mets In Holding Pattern

An article by posted on November 26, 2007

The Twins and Hank Steinbrenner himself have confirmed that they are in ongoing negotiations for prized all star pitcher, Johan Santana. According to Associated Press they are at the preliminary stage of negotiations. Well Mets fans, it doesn’t mean the Yankees are a lock to get them, but they certainly are the favorites when you […]

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So, How Good Are These Mets Prospects?

An article by posted on November 26, 2007

John Sickels is considered to be one of the best minor league analysts in the business and each year fans and MLB insiders await his highly regarded Baseball Prospect Book. John was nice enough to share his 2008 Mets Prospect List on his site, Minor League ball. Fernando Martinez, OF, Grade B+ Deolis Guerra, RHP, Grade B+ […]

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