Archive for November, 2007
News is breaking as I type this that the Mets have traded outfielder Lastings Milledge to the Washington Nationals for outfielder Ryan Church and catcher Brian Schneider. David Lennon at Newsday is reporting this as if it’s a done deal. I have been growing tired of waiting for Milledge to mature and break out so [...]
Yorvit Torrealba finalized a 2 year, $7.25 million contract with the Colorado Rockies. This should put an end to any discussion Torrealba and the Mets. But just when you thought it was over Torrealba’s agent, Melvin Roman, had this to say: I’m disappointed how the whole situation was handled by them. Yorvit is 100 percent [...]
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Omar Minaya will not trade Jose Reyes for Johan Santana. And that will probably be the ultimate undoing of the Mets attempts to land the stud starting pitcher. With the loss of Torii Hunter to free agency it was previously expected that a main part of any deal for Santana would have to be outfield [...]
The Marlins have moved opening day to March 31 instead of April 1. Mark your calendars accordingly.
The Mets acquired reliever Brian Stokes from the Tampa Bay Rays yesterday for cash considerations. Stokes, 28, went 2-7 with a 7.07 ERA in 59 games for Tampa Bay last season. On behalf of Mets fans everywhere let me say big woop!
Jerry Crasnick breaks the free agent pitching market down to 9 categories in an article at ESPN.com.
ESPN.com has posted an article about why the Mets can’t be counted out of the Johan Santana sweepstakes.
Marty Noble of MLB.com posted an article about a recent conversation he had with Mets closer Billy Wagner. As usual Wagner had a lot to say about the state of the Mets and he didn’t hold back. Read the article to get the full story but here are some teasers. On not re-signing Paul Lo [...]
You know it’s a slow news day when the only stories of the day are one of your radio announcers leaving the team and schedule information for next season. The Mets now have a vacancy in the WFAN radio booth with the departure of Tom McCarthy. McCarthy spent two seasons with the Mets but now [...]