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Archives: December 2009

Cubs Dump Bradley for Silva

So it appears that the Cubs have finally dumped Bradley.   This story from MLBTR: Cubs & Mariners Will Swap Bradley & SilvaMore importantly...

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Molina Better Call A Good Game

Brian Joura  of fangraphs.com takes a look at Bengie Molina who had 20 HR and 80 RBIs in 2009 and what to expect from him in 2010.Among things that...

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Thinking Out Loud:

I was thinking this morning about how the off-season is progressing and things we could do to perhaps make the team better and speed things up in t...

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It's Officially Official: Ryota Igar...

In case any of you had doubts in the back of your minds about the official-ness of Igarashi's signing, the Mets chose 4:39pm Thursday to send out a...

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Reality Check: Trading Luis Castillo...

Dave Cameron of fangraphs.com has published an interesting article called The Second Base Glut. In it he takes a close look at the general second b...

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Arroyo Rumor

Late last night, just after TRDMB press time, Anthony De Rosa of the fine Mets-related blog Hot Foot posted that the Mets were in "serious" talks w...

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This Day In Mets Infamy 12-17-09

Domo arigato Ryota Igarashi  !  I believe the English translation to this is " Welcome J.J. Putz part deux ! "With all kidding aside , I am actuall...

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Igarashi's Agent: "I Think He's A Met"

According to the NPB Tracker twitter feed, Japanese relief pitcher Ryota Igarashi is, at long last, a New York Met.   The tweet quotes Igarashi's ...

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Jose and the Fat Man

Mets shortstop Jose Reyes is currently on the air with WFAN's Mike Francesa.   I am sure that WFAN will have a podcast up on their website of the i...

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2 More Reasons For Mets Fans To Live

Television offers Met fans two reasons to live for one more day.Tonight at 8:00pm eastern time, the MLB Network is broadcasting Baseball's Seasons:...

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Feature Article: Questions of Restra...

Yesterday in the fog of panic I came across the following article that I thought was very well written and perfectly sums up many of my feelings ab...

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty 12...

I hate being negative ! I know this comes as a surprise after you have read many of my diatribes this past off season, but I tend to be very positi...

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Red Sox Outbid Mets for Igarashi? Update

This could get ugly in a hurry. Patrick Newman of NPB Tracker (courtesy of MLBTR) says according to a Japanese article,   the Red Sox are in lead f...

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Mets Get Their Setup Man?

According to David Waldstein: Mets Near a Deal With Ryota Igarashi"The Mets are close to signing Ryota Igarashi, a Japanese pitcher, to a two-year ...

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Don't Believe Everything You Read (Ho...

Yesterday it was rumored that the Cards had offered Holliday a contract that could total 128 million.   However, today reports from Buster Olney st...

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Mets to Up their offer to Bay? Other...

According to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi: "The Mets, according to a source, are willing to give Bay a fifth guaranteed year, or perhaps incre...

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The Mets Should DUKE It Out?

As the Phillies are finalizing a major move to improve their rotation and the Redsox sign away TRDM fan favorite Lackey the Mets are faced with upg...

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The Good, the Bad and the Deceived

So Roy Halladay ends up a Phillie and  Lackey will pitch between Beckett and Lester.   The Mets? Well they  are the kids stuck in the snow looking...

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty 12...

Good morning to all my fellow Mets fans. I use to term "good" very loosely after the events that unfolded during yesterdays hot stove action that s...

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