Archive for January, 2006
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The Mets traded starting pitcher Kris Benson to the Orioles for Jorge Julio and John Maine yesterday. Benson’s wife, Anna, had some things to say about it, as usual. Here’s a sampling:
VÃctor Zambrano and Chris Woodward have both agreed to contracts bringing the total number of Mets eligible for arbitration down to zero. That’s a good way to go into spring training. Zambrano’s contract calls for him to make $3 million guaranteed. There are incentives involved but I noticed that an incentive to win the CY [...]
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So let me get this straight. The Islanders fired coach Steve Stirling, replacing him on an interim basis with assistant coach Brad Shaw, and once general manager Mike Milbury helps owner Charles Wang find a replacement coach he will move up in the organization as the VP for Wang’s sports properties. This is the 9th [...]
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Check out the cool opening day countdown timer at the top of the page. It’s counting down to 1:10 pm on April 3 when the Mets are scheduled to kick off the 2006 season against the Washington Nationals at Shea.
Former Mets first base statue, er, I mean first baseman, Eddie Murray has been hired as hitting coach for the Dodgers. Congratulations.
Former Mets third baseman Ty Wigginton has signed with the Tampa Bay Devils Rays.
The Mets signed their first round pick from last year, Mike Pelfrey, yesterday to a four year deal worth more than any unproven player really deserves to get in my book (but this is how the market works these days). He’s already headed to Port St. Lucie for this week’s minicamp.