The only serious number one starter on the market and one of the very few available proven managerial successes are now gone, according to ESPN.
Not a good day in Metdom. There surely are not many these days, and these two events leave us, once again, watching other teams improve.
Oswalt is going to join Halladay and Hamels, with Houston paying part of his salary. Could we have not competed with an offer of J. A. Happ, a single A prospect and another unnamed prospect?
This space will leave the opinions to our wise commenters. Please let us–and the Mets–know your thoughts about these happenings, which make it clear that we will not be getting a co-ace for Johan, nor we will have Buck among our choices to replace Jerry after the season.