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Reyes, Church DLed; FMart Promoted

Jose Reyes was finally put on the disabled list yesterday, five days after I said he should be. It’s the right move but I still wonder why general manager Omar Minaya waited and kept manager Jerry Manuel shorthanded for those five extra days. Especially in light of Ryan Church‘s hamstring strain which kept him out […]

Sheffield A Low Risk Signing For Mets

Jon Heyman of is reporting that the Mets have signed Gary Sheffield. Though I’m skeptical about what Sheffield brings to the Mets both on and off the diamond I don’t think this is a bad signing (as I’m sure many Mets fans will think it is). Sheffield will most likely replace Marlon Anderson on […]

Mets Sign Redding (And Other Rotation Thoughts)

The Mets signed RHP Tim Redding on Friday. This could be a bigger signing than it appears. Redding went 10-11 with a 4.95 ERA for Washington last year. To reach double digits in wins for a team like the Nationals is quite an accomplishment. But more important is that he pitched 182 innings. Having an […]

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 […]