July 2011

Mets trade Rodriguez and cash to Brewers

July 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

Late last night, the Mets traded closer Francisco Rodriguez to the Brewers with cash for two players o be named later. As you probably know, K-Rod has that $17.5 million vesting option if he finishes 55 games this season and stays healthy. The Mets revieved a list of prospects from the Brewers that [...]

Report: Mets likely to get 2013 ASG

July 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

According to a report by ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said today that it there is a “good chance” that Citi Field will play host to the 2013 All-Star game. According to the report, which you can read here, the MLB’s plan was to [...]

Why K-Rod signed with Scott Boras

July 11, 2011 // 1 Comment

Everyone always wants a good negotiator on their side, and that’s just what Francisco Rodriguez got yesterday when he signed Scott Boras, the most powerful man in baseball as his agent. Personally, I strongly dislike Scott Boras. I believe he is ruining baseball by getting these huge [...]

Monday links: biggest surprises, Izzy, K-Rod

July 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

Here are your links for Monday morning: Mets 360 reveals its 10 biggest surprises this season. According to Mets Blog, Jason Isringhausen has told Sandy Alderson that he wants to stay with the Mets. Joe Janish of Mets Today analyzes K-Rod’s switch to new agent Scott Boras and what it will [...]

First Half Awards

July 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

Here are my Mets first half awards: MVP: Jose Reyes This one is obvious. Jose has been a force this season, hitting an NL-leading .354. Reyes is also leading the league in hits (124,) runs (65,) and triples (15.) Jose could actually win the league MVP this season. He is having a season for the [...]

Morning recap: Mets lose 4-2, finish west coast trip 4-3

July 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets dropped to 46-45 last night in San Francisco, the last game before the All-Star break. Notable performances: Mike Pelfrey- (L, 5-8) 6 IP, 2 ER, 8 H, 2 BB, 5 SO Justin Turner-4-5, 2 2B, RBI Lucas Duda- 1-3, 3B (yes, a triple) Carlos Beltran- 0-4, 3 SO, BB Notes: The Mets hung [...]
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