Tag: Luis Castillo

Unloading Gary Matthews Jr. Will Be Tougher Than Luis Castillo

An article by posted on December 9, 2009 0 Comments

According to John Harper of the Daily News, the Angels may be willing to trade outfielder Gary Matthews Jr. to the Mets for second baseman Luis Castillo. Matthews is still owed close to $22.5 million over the next two seasons. Last night, I spoke to someone with knowledge of the situation, who told me that the Angels would […]

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Pat Burrell For Luis Castillo? Terrible Idea!

An article by posted on December 5, 2009 0 Comments

Luis Castillo for Pat Burrell? Says who? I don’t know who concocted this crazy rumor, but it’s about as nuts as the one that had us going after Milton Bradley. Actually, I’d rather have Bradley than Burrell, at least Bradley can field his position and he still has a potent bat. The only reason the Mets […]

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Mets Top Priority Is To Trade Luis Castillo

An article by posted on December 4, 2009 0 Comments

According to the New York Time’s Jack Curry via his Twitter, The Mets hope the first thing they accomplish in Indy is unloading Luis Castillo so they can sign Orlando Hudson to play 2B. Castillo, who just came off a solid season in which he batted .302 and posted a solid .387 OBP is officially […]

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Luis Castillo In 3-Team Deal For Kevin Millwood?

An article by posted on November 20, 2009 0 Comments

Update 12:20 PM MetsBlog is reporting that the deal is dead acording to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com. Too bad, it would have been a nice prelude to the rest of the hot stove season for the Mets. Original Post 11:40 PM Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Cubs are continuing to […]

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Like It Or Not, Castillo Is As Good As Gone

An article by posted on November 12, 2009 0 Comments

Deal with it Mets fans. They say where there’s smoke there’s fire, and right now there is an inferno raging where Luis Castillo is concerned. Debating whether Luis Castillo should stay or go has been a fun and interesting exercise for Mets fans lately, but the fact of the matter is we have no say […]

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Quit Focusing on 2B!

An article by posted on November 11, 2009 0 Comments

I logged on today to find an article by a fellow blogger about how the Mets should focus on Brandon Phillips for 2010. I immediately slipped into a state of shock, which lead to an unconscious state, and now here I am. Following 2008, everybody was down on Luis Castillo. Castillo had his worst offensive […]

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Forget The O-Dog, Mets Should Pursue Brandon Phillips

An article by posted on November 11, 2009 0 Comments

With the Winter Meetings already underway, Mets GM Omar Minaya (or according to some, Jeff Wilpon in disguise) is faced with the daunting task of building a World Series contending team for 2010. Aside from the obvious needs of a left fielder and a top-of-the-rotation starting pitcher, Minaya has made it clear that the team […]

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2010 Spotlight: Second Base

An article by posted on September 27, 2009 0 Comments

Second base is a position where players have to be quick on their feet and need to have a quick mind. They have to be able to make the quick turn to complete the double play, and they need to be able to get the ball out quickly to start a double play. Some of the Mets great […]

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Castillo’s Season Ranks Among Mets Best At 2B

An article by posted on September 25, 2009 0 Comments

While we debate the pros and cons of whether or not Luis Castillo should be traded in the off season, let me add this for your consideration. I decided to see where Luis Castillo’s season ranks among the best all around seasons by a Mets second baseman. To begin, Edgardo Alfonso not only delivered the […]

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Is Now The Time To Move Luis Castillo?

An article by posted on September 11, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, Jon Heyman of SI.com wrote on his Twitter account, Mets might try to trade Luis Castillo this winter and take a look at Orlando Hudson. When have we heard this before? I was hoping to read a follow-up from him today before I weighed in, but haven’t come across anything as of yet. I […]

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