Tag: Cliff Lee

Pitchers In The News, Random Thoughts

An article by posted on January 21, 2010 0 Comments

First off, great job by the Seattle Mariners who have signed their young phenom Felix Hernandez to a 5 year extension. Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik officially locked Hernandez up to a five-year $78 million dollar deal that buys out his two remaining years of arbitration plus three years of free agency. King Felix joins Cliff Lee at the […]

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By Being Neither A Winner Or Loser, We Are Losers

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

My blood boils with each passing day of the Hot Stove season.  While the Mets keep signing guys like Alex Cora, Chris Coste and Henry Blanco, the Phillies, Yankees, Red Sox and even Mariners keep making big moves involving the likes of Cliff Lee, Roy Halladay, Curtis Granderson and probably John Lackey.  I knew the […]

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Fifth Place is Not Out of the Realm

An article by posted on December 9, 2009 0 Comments

As we all sit back and wait for Omar Minaya to make that blockbuster trade or signing, only to see him sign more mediocre players, reality is starting to set in.  If this hot stove pattern continues — and I’m sorry, Minaya has given us no reason to believe otherwise – the Mets in 2010 […]

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An “Ugh” World Series is Likely Now

An article by posted on October 21, 2009 0 Comments

The World Series Ed Leyro wrote about yesterday is likely to come to fruition—Yankees/Phillies, unless the Dodgers and/or Angels sweep the remaining games.  And the way New York and Philly are playing, that’s about as likely as snow in the Caribbean.  So we’re going to have to face facts here.  Yes, a Yankees/Phillies series is […]

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Ruben Amaro Jr. is the Anti-Omar

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

Did any of you see the cover story of the USA Today sports page yesterday?  If you didn’t, here is a link, but let me warn you—it’s going to make you both angry and jealous.  It’s about Phillies’ rookie GM Ruben Amaro, Jr., and how the guy has earned the respect of his players by […]

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So Do We Buy or Sell?

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

These last four games have been great for us Mets fans and for the Mets themselves, but they can’t be making Omar Minaya’s job any easier.  With the Mets sinking fast at 7 games under .500 and in fourth place in the NL East after Friday’s loss in Houston, Minaya had to be thinking about […]

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Phillies Get Reigning Cy Young, Cliff Lee

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

The Phillies have reached agreement on a trade that would bring them left-hander Cliff Lee and outfielder Ben Francisco from the Indians for Class A right-hander Jason Knapp, Class AAA right-hander Carlos Carrasco, shortstop Jason Donald and catcher Lou Marson, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal, which does not include any cash, […]

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To Buy Or Not To Buy: That Is The Question

An article by posted on July 22, 2009 0 Comments

Welcome, class.  Today we will discuss whether the Mets should become buyers or sellers at next week’s trade deadline.  We will consider every option before making our final decision.  We will look at the standings in the National League East and the Wild Card race and we will look at which players might be made […]

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Cliff Lee Trade Could Happen…

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

According to a small blurb ob Jon Heyman’s blog at SI.com, the Cleveland Indians may very well be considering offers for for starting pitcher Cliff Lee. Lee is off to a sluggish start but has also been the victim of poor run support. The 30-year old, lefthander won the Cy Young award last season after […]

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