Archive for October, 2007
David Pinto says at The Sporting News that Alex Rodriguez should net eight years at $216 million.
Apparently the story about Joe Torre being hired to manage the Los Angeles Dodgers is a bit premature. Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti told ESPN‘s Jayson Stark today that no agreement has been met. We haven’t hired anybody. We’re talking to some people, that’s all I’m going to tell you. We’ll talk about where we [...]
Former Mets centerfielder Mike Cameron has been suspended for 25 games at the start of next season. Cameron tested positive for a banned stimulant for a second time resulting in the suspension under Major League rules. Cameron, of course, denied he purposely took anything illegal. After all of the analysis and testing, I can only [...]
John Harper writes in today’s New York Daily News that the Mets need to do something bold this off season to wash the taste of collapse out of their mouths. Harper suggest signing Alex Rodriguez and trading Jose Reyes for Johan Santana.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports on the top 10 destinations for Alex Rodriguez. The Mets rank number 6 on the list and Passan doesn’t seem to be too confident that the Mets will sign the future home run king. But Adam Rubin reports in today’s New York Daily News that the front office has [...]
Mark Hale reports in today’s New York Post that the Mets are targeting Yankees free agent Jorge Posada to be their catcher for next season. Mets brass has not closed the door on Paul Lo Duca but are clearly looking for other options and since Posada is a free agent it makes sense to talk [...]
Three more Mets filed for free agency yesterday. Aaron Sele, Mike DiFelice and Sandy Alomar Jr. filed. Don’t expect any of them to be back with the Mets next season.
Yesterday afternoon Grady Little ‘resigned’ as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Joe Torree was named his successor. In this morning’s New York Post Mike Vaccaro opines about how quickly this happened. There’s lots of speculation regarding the makeup of Torre’s new coaching staff in L.A.. Rumors have included Don Mattingly, Larry Bowa and [...]
There’s already been a lot of speculation on where Alex Rodriguez will end up now that it is a certainty that he will be on the open market. There are very strong rumors that have him going to the Los Angeles Dodgers along with Joe Torre and Don Mattingly. But here in New York it [...]
Six Mets filed for free agency yesterday. They are: Marlon Anderson Luis Castillo Ramon Castro Damion Easley Shawn Green Paul Lo Duca The obvious missing name here is Tom Glavine but that’s going to happen any day now. If I’m Mets GM Omar Minaya then Castillo becomes the immediate top priority from all the names [...]