Tag: Phillies

Phillies Favorites For Halladay; Becoming Yankees Of The NL

An article by posted on December 11, 2009 0 Comments

According to Tom Verducci of SI.com,  the Phillies are emerging as the favorite to land Toronto ace Roy Halladay. “They’ve been very aggressive,” one baseball source said about the Phillies’ pursuit of Halladay. “They’re putting together a package, even if they need another team. They’re trying to find the players [on other teams] the Blue […]

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Update: Mets Trade Rule V Pick To Dodgers

An article by posted on December 10, 2009 0 Comments

With the seventh pick in the 2009 Rule 5 draft, the Mets selected pitcher, Carlos Monasterios, from the Philadelphia Phillies. Monasterios, 23, has certainly made his way around the tri-state area over the past couple of years. In 2006, he was sent to Phillies by the Yankees in the trade that brought Bobby Abreu to […]

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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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Phillies Get Their Man; NL Champs Sign Placido Polanco

An article by posted on December 3, 2009 0 Comments

The reigning National League champions are attacking this off season much in the same way they did last year after they become World Series champs. According to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com, the Philadelphia Phillies have signed Placido Polanco to a reported 3-year deal worth $18 million dollars. The Phillies announced Placido Polanco has signed a […]

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Phillies, Braves, Marlins Among Top 10 Farm Systems, Mets Ranked #20

An article by posted on December 3, 2009 0 Comments

John Manuel of Baseball America, posted the latest ranking of MLB’s farm systems on SI.com. Baseball America ranks the 30 MLB farm systems twice a year — in the spring, as the minor league season is about to start, and again every December. In the latest rankings, the Texas Rangers have the best overall farm […]

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Phillies Sign Brian Schneider

An article by posted on December 1, 2009 0 Comments

According to several reports, Brian Schneider has just signed a two-year deal worth $3 million dollars with the Philadelphia Phillies. The former Mets catcher became a free agent and the Mets had no plans to offer him arbitration. Schneider, 33, hit .218 in 59 games last season, and .244 in 169 games overall as a Met. […]

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Giving Thanks for the Mets

An article by posted on November 25, 2009 0 Comments

Yeah, it’s been difficult being a Mets fan these last few seasons.  But that doesn’t mean we don’t love our team.  Here are a few things I am thankful for as we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow: David Wright, Carlos Beltran and Johan Santana: Yes, Wright forgot how to hit home runs, and the other two […]

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Mets Addressing Bullpen Needs, But Not How You Think

An article by posted on November 14, 2009 0 Comments

With numerous holes to fill, the Mets have decided to address their bullpen first.  However, they’re not talking about adding another lefty to assist Perpetual Pedro Feliciano or a set-up man for Francisco Rodriguez.  Instead, the issues with the bullpen being addressed are where each bullpen will be located at Citi Field in 2010. In […]

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No Gold For The Mets

An article by posted on November 12, 2009 0 Comments

The Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were announced today and unfortunately no Mets were honored for outstanding defense. David Wright who had won two straight gold glove awards in 2007 and 2008, was supplanted by Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals at third base. Wright committed 18 errors in 2009 and had the lowest range factors of his […]

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Between Us And Them, We’ve Won 29 Championships

An article by posted on November 6, 2009 0 Comments

This week the Yankees captured yet another World Series. Combined with our beloved Mets, the two New York teams have now combined for 29 Championships. In the tradition of Donn Clendenon and Ray Knight, Hideki Matsui was named Series MVP. The Yankees got a memorable HR from A-Rod, much like Al Weis in 69. Johnny […]

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