Tag: trade

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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It’s Winter Meetings Time (Ya Still Gotta Love It!)

An article by posted on December 6, 2009 0 Comments

Next to opening day and any day the Mets are in a playoff game, the first day of the Baseball Winter Meetings used to be my favorite day of the baseball season. I say “used to be” because this industry trade show (no pun intended) that lasts almost a week doesn’t generate the adrenaline, anticipation […]

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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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Twitter Poll Results – Billy Wagner Reactions

An article by posted on December 1, 2009 0 Comments

This morning I asked the following Twitter Poll question: Are you happy with the end result of how Omar Minaya handled Billy Wagner? Red Sox get two high draft picks (1st round pick, sandwich pick) Braves get their new closer; Billy Wagner Mets get two low level prospects; Chris Carter and Eddie Lora Here are some of the responses. Unhappy […]

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A Tweet Is Mightier Than The Sword

An article by posted on November 26, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, as I messed around with my Twitter account, John Perrotto of the great website Baseball Prospectus, tweeted the following: Keep hearing #Marlins are very willing to trade Josh Johnson right now for the right package. It immediately evolves into a blog from MLBTR that reads: “Marlins Looking To Deal Josh Johnson” I immediately responded […]

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NY Post’s Bart Hubbuch Answers Some Hot Stove Questions

An article by posted on November 24, 2009 0 Comments

Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post was gracious enough to honor our request to answer a few reader submitted questions for us. He does an excellent job of covering the Mets all year long and is a valuable source of information both in the regular season and the hot stove season as well. I hope […]

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Hot Stove News: Latest On Jason Marquis, Roy Halladay

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Some fresh news to report that involves a few names that may be of interest to Mets fans. On Friday, the excursive window that teams have to negotiate with their own free agents comes to an end. You can expect things to really start reaching a frenzied peak after that. Today, Bart Hubbuch of the NY […]

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Is Signing Lackey A Smarter Move Than Trading For Halladay?

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

Let me begin by saying that you’ll get no argument from me as to who is the superior starting pitcher between Roy Halladay and John Lackey. Obviously, it’s Halladay and it’s not even close. If Doc was pitching for a high powered offense like the Yankees, he may have been a 25 game winner this […]

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“In Omar We Trust(ed)”

An article by posted on November 11, 2009 0 Comments

Omar Minaya was hired prior to the 2005 season to turn around the floundering New York Mets.  The team and its management were in chaos.  The Mets had completed three consecutive losing seasons with 86, 95, and 91 losses.  The low point occurred in 2004 when the Mets traded top prospect Scott Kazmir for Victor […]

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Dear Omar: Oldies Aren’t Necessarily Goodies

An article by posted on November 11, 2009 0 Comments

When Julio Franco was a Met, he vowed to play until he was 50. That didn’t happen, but the way Omar Minaya has put this team together, the Mets might have a few AARP members before too long. When the 2009 season began, more than half of the 25-man roster (13 players in all) was […]

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