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Archive for January, 2008

R.I.P. Don Cardwell

Former Mets pitcher Don Cardwell died yesterday at the age of 72. Cardwell went 4-0 in during the stretch drive of the 1969 season to help the Mets overcome the Cubs on their way to the teams first world championship.

Endy Hurts Other Hammy

It’s mid January. We’re heading down the home stretch of the off season with spring training starting next month. It’s been pretty much a quiet off season with the exception of the Lastings Milledge trade. From here on out we’ll start hearing about things that may or may not have ramifications on spring training. Look, […]

Duaner Signed

Yesterday the Mets signed Duaner Sanchez to a 1 year contract worth $850,000. This is a potentially big signing if Sanchez can rebound from injuries that have kept him on the shelf the last year and a half. The Mets also signed Juan Padilla to a minor league deal.

Clemens-McNamee: Just Plain Weird

I’ve been following the Roger Clemens story a little and am really amazed by how this is playing out. It’s just weird. For those who haven’t been following the story Clemens was named in the Mitchell report as someone who had taken performance enhancing drugs. The source for this information was his former trainer Brian […]

Mets Get Pagan

Over the weekend the Mets acquired outfielder Angel Pagan from the Cubs for 2 minor leaguers. This is obviously not a blockbuster deal but for some reason still had many people questioning the motivation of the deal. I don’t question it at all. It’s consistent with Omar Minaya’s track record. He usually stockpiles middle of […]