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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Omar Minaya Tells Twins “I’m Not Getting Rid Of Jose Reyes.”

An article by posted on November 29, 2007

That is why I always say, "In Omar We Trust." Like I said in my previous post, Omar Minaya is to smart a general manager to trade an everyday superstar shortstop for a starting pitcher, even one as great as Johan Santana. (see post below) In a great article by Joel Sherman of the NY Post, Joel shared some […]

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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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