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Archive for December, 2007

Segui: I Took Steroids

The Baltimore Sun reported in this morning’s edition that former Met David Segui admitted to using steroids he purchased from former Mets clubhouse attendant Kirk Radomski. But Segui refused to talk with former Sen. George Mitchell because he didn’t want to rat out other players or get caught in speculation about other players. Radomski did […]

Lo Duca Signs With Washington

Paul Lo Duca signed with the Washington Nationals yesterday. Good luck, Paul. Except for when you play against the Mets, of course.

Schoeneweis Off The Hook

Mets reliever Scott Schoeneweis avoided suspension yesterday when MLB announced that Jose Guillen and Jay Gibbons would be suspended for the first 15 days of the 2008 season for receiving shipments of human growth hormone (HGH). MLB decided that there was insufficient evidence to suspend Schoeneweis.

More Pitching Updates

The Mets will reportedly need to give up John Maine if they hope to land Oakland’s Dan Haren. It also seems that no longer having Lastings Milledge as a bargaining chip may hurt the Mets run at Haren. Livan Hernandez remains a possibility if the Mets fail to land Johan Santana, Haren or Erik Bedard. […]

Pitching Update

Pitching is the key word for the Mets this off season so let’s take a quick look at what’s going on there. After being thought to be out of the race for Johan Santana because of a refusal to deal Jose Reyes the Mets have been linked to the Twins in negotiations for the star […]

Willis, Cabrera Go To Detroit

The Florida Marlins have traded Dontrelle Willis and Miguel Cabrera to the Detroit Tigers for 6 prospects. That’s good news for the Mets as they will not have to deal with the players anymore. However it means that the Mets have missed out on another good pitcher this off season. Though it seems like Omar […]

Mets To Play In Civil Rights Game

On March 29 the Mets will close out spring training in Memphis, Tennessee against the Chicago White Sox in the 2008 Major League Baseball Civil Rights Game. Last year the St. Louis Cardinals and Cleveland Indians played in the inaugural Civil Rights Game. Who knew?

Minaya In Denial?

The following quotes were attributed to Mets GM Omar Minaya yesterday: If there’s front line starting pitching out there, we are going to have dialogue with those teams. That beings said, we are going to talk to clubs. Deals don’t have to happen here. A lot of times conversations are going. I remember when I […]

Rubin: Mets Could Get Colón

In yesterday’s New York Daily News Roger Rubin suggests the Mets may sign Bartolo Colon. Angels assistant GM Ken Forsch has said that the Los Angeles Angels will not offer Colon salary arbitration and let him become a free agent. He could be had relatively cheap and may be worth a try considering the Mets […]

Minaya Defends Milledge Trade

Omar Minaya on the trade that sent Lastings Milledge to the Washington Nationals for outfielder Ryan Church and catcher Brian Schneider: Before we made this trade, we checked around with some of the teams and said, ‘Will this compromise or hurt the possibility of getting the trades done with the players we’re talking about? They […]