Tag: prospects

Fina-Lee! Mariners Deal Ace To The Rangers

An article by posted on July 9, 2010 0 Comments

It’s over… According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Texas Rangers have indeed acquired Cliff Lee from the Seattle Mariners. The Rangers are sending a package that will include one of baseball’s best prospects in Justin Smoak as well as two to three other top Rangers prospects. Interesting as well is that […]

Continue Reading »

Latest On Mets Quest For A Starter

An article by posted on July 8, 2010 0 Comments

With trade discussions between the Texas Rangers and the Seattle Mariners now appearing to be heating up, it adds yet another serious contender in addition to the Minnesota Twins into the mix to acquire starting pitcher Cliff Lee. The price continues to rise for Lee’s services and the latest reports say the Mariners have called teams […]

Continue Reading »

Cliff Lee Won’t Help The Mets

An article by posted on July 6, 2010 0 Comments

Cliff Lee is one of the best pitchers in the game.  Last year’s performance in the World Series was spectacular.  Lee was brilliant against one of the best if not the best lineup in the game in 2 starts.  The two games that the Phillies won were Lee’s in the Fall Classic. It’s now 2010 […]

Continue Reading »

Let’s Play Final Jeopardy: And The Answer Is, Cliff Lee!

An article by posted on July 3, 2010 0 Comments

Throughout my time writing for Mets Merized, I’ve always been one who preaches the rare virtue of patience.  The formula is straightforward.  Keep and develop your minor leaguers, complement them with a few key free agents, and over time you will have built a long lasting winning team.  It’s a simple theory but of course […]

Continue Reading »

Is Lee On The Move Soon?

An article by posted on June 29, 2010 0 Comments

So the continuing saga…continues… Geoff Baker has struck again on his Marinerblog for the Seattle Times. Baker, a great baseball writer for the Seattle Times, believes Cliff Lee will be on the move, maybe even after tonights game vs. the Yankees in the Bronx. He concludes that the Met package would be enough to trump the Twins […]

Continue Reading »

Where Are They Now? The Johan Santana Trade Edition

An article by posted on June 29, 2010 0 Comments

On January 29, 2008, Mets fans everywhere rejoiced over the formerly-rumored-now-true stories about Johan Santana, a pitching force that many teams coveted from the Minnesota Twins, was coming to our team in a blockbuster trade.  We were not only parting with prospects that we could handle losing (especially in a trade like this one), the […]

Continue Reading »

Attention Mets Fans: Wait Till Next Year, Please

An article by posted on June 28, 2010 0 Comments

Rarely, if ever, has a team gone from 92 losses in a season to over 90 victories and a World Championship the following year.  That is, however, what all Mets fans are fantasizing about for 2010.  And with the way the Mets have played in June, expectations have risen, and demands on the team and […]

Continue Reading »

Mark Cohoon Hurls Third Consecutive Shutout

An article by posted on June 17, 2010 0 Comments

Last week, I posted about Mets pitching prospect Mark Cohoon who currently heads the starting rotation for the Savannah Sand Gnats. At the time, Cohoon had thrown his second consecutive shutout allowing just three hits and a walk over nine innings while striking out five. I ended that post with the following, Keep an eye […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Need Early Deadline Help For Pennant Chase…

An article by posted on June 14, 2010 0 Comments

So many times this season, the Mets have been in fitful starts and stops. The streakiness of this team would make a nudist blush. The many ‘in house’ adjustments to their roster has resulted in positive reviews from around the blogosphere and the print media, and had positive effects on the team and it’s production. The […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Hype Machine Already Hard At Work

An article by posted on June 8, 2010 0 Comments

It never ceases to amaze me how the Mets over-hype their prospects to no end. I’m not talking about your garden variety hype mind you, all teams are entitled and expected to hype their prospects. But with the Mets it’s completely over the top and it always leads to lofty unrealistic expectations for the prospects […]

Continue Reading »