Tag: trade

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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Frightening Moments In Mets History

An article by posted on October 31, 2009 0 Comments
Frightening Moments In Mets History

We’ve made it to another Halloween, Mets fans!  That means it’s time for my first annual “Frightening Moments In Mets History” blog.  It’s so scary that even Jose Reyes was not prepared for the shocking stories he was about to read. I’ve gone through the archives (and by archives, I mean Google and my warped […]

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Did Javier Vasquez Just Become Expendable?

An article by posted on October 30, 2009 0 Comments

Last month, a team source for the San Diego Padres told me he believed that the Atlanta Braves will try to trade Javier Vasquez in the off season according to some rumblings around the league. I really didn’t give it much thought at the time because I didn’t really see any reason why the Braves would […]

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A Hot Stove Full Of Rumors, Hints and Allegations

An article by posted on October 27, 2009 0 Comments

It’s only October, but the Hot Stove Season is fired up and ready to go. Just make sure you don’t get too close to the stove or you could get burned. Us Mets fans will have it bad again this off season as sports pundits like Jon Heyman, Ken Rosenthal, and others are gearing up to go […]

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Red Sox To Make Offer For Carlos Beltran?

An article by posted on October 26, 2009 0 Comments

On Sunday, I was surprised to read an article from Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald which started out as a knock on Red Sox centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who has fallen out of his good graces because of his UZR rating. His column takes a surprising twist when he suggests that Carlos Beltran would be a […]

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