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Archive for October, 2007

Delcos: Nay-Rod

John Delcos lobbies against signing probable former Yankee Alex Rodriguez.

ARod Opts Out

Several sources are reporting that Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will opt out of his contract and see how much he can get on the open free agency market. Though there wrre reports that the Yankees were going to try to extend his contract Brian Cashman was very clear a couple of weeks ago when […]

Sox Win!

Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox on their World Series championship. The Sox swept the Colorado Rockies in four games to win their second Word Series in 4 years.

Metsblog on Sabathia

Over on Metsblog Matthew Cerrone puts forth the idea that C.C. Sabathia may be a more realistic acquisition for the Mets than everyone’s off season dream, Johan Santana.

Marcus Giles: Free Agent

Marcus Giles was waived yesterday by the San Diego Padres. Though he has not had a very good last two years he would be worth bringing into spring training to compete for the Mets starting 2B job should the team end up parting ways with Luis Castillo. If Castillo goes then Ruben Gotay is the […]

Davidoff on Magadan

Ken Davidoff has a nice piece on former Met player and current Red Sox hitting coach Dave Magadan in today’s Newsday.

Reardon Freed

Some may remember that in December 2005 former Mets reliever Jeff Reardon was arrested for armed robbery after he robbed a jewelry store in Palm Beach. Last year he was found not guilty by reason of insanity and was required to go to counseling for a year. Today Reardon was freed of court supervision. Doctors […]

Alou’s Option Will Be Picked Up

The rumor mill is strong about the Mets picking up the option of left fielder Moises Alou. The Mets have until November 15 to exercise the option. If the option is exercised Alou would make $7.5 million for the 2008 season.

Injury Updates

Mets second baseman Luis Castillo had surgery to clean out his left knee which was bothering him this past season. He is expected to be ready for spring training. He is, of course, a free agent so even if he’s ready it doesn’t guarantee he’ll be a Met. Duaner Sanchez is recovering nicely and is […]

Jaramillo A No Go, HoJo Still In

In a report in this morning’s New York Daily News Mets general manager Omar Minaya is quoted as saying that Howard Johnson, not Rudy Jaramillo, will be hitting coach in 2008. I love Rudy like a brother, but it would be totally unfair to bring him in after I interviewed him as manager. It wouldn’t […]