You off your meds again?
12/6/2009 3:25 PM
Some rumors that Pat Burrell ends up with the Mets in some bizarre three-team deal, but Mets officials are denying it.
12/7/2009 2:11 PM
Havent heard that but as bad as he is he's an upgrade to what they have. Just not exactly what I was hoping for.
12/7/2009 2:40 PM
Rumors are the Mets are after the Nat's Josh Willingham. Way better than Burrell but I dont think the Mets have the pitching the Nats would want for him.
12/7/2009 2:45 PM
Some rumors in Milwaukee about a Corey Hart for John Maine deal, but it doesn't seem to have any legs.
12/8/2009 10:34 AM
12/8/2009 10:56 AM
12/8/2009 11:19 AM
Well, now reporting the talks are serious but the Mets need to add another pitcher to give them the depth needed to part with Maine.
12/8/2009 1:28 PM
I keep hearing about this Maine/Hart deal. What the hell are the Mets thinking? This is an incredibly crappy deal.

Maine, despite being plagued by injuries, is still an above-average starting pitcher. He had a fairly high 4.43 ERA last year, but he was very unlucky, because his opponent batting was .224/.318/.358. Best case: a solid #2 starter. Worst case: injured all season. Most likely: So hard to predict injuries, but 130 IP at less than 4.00 ERA is not crazy to ask for.

Hart had one nice (not spectacular) year a couple of year ago, but was way below average for an OF last year. What on earth do the Mets want a guy like this for? You can pick up guys this good for almost nothing in FA without giving up one of your starters. Best case: 20 HR 20 SB OPS below .900. Worst case: BA below .220 in a brutal hitting park. Most likely: .260 hitter with about 10 HR.

Not nearly worth it.
12/9/2009 6:28 PM
This Met fan agrees
12/9/2009 6:34 PM
This Phillies fan agrees too...ya gotta question where the thought process originates in deals like this...starting pitching is a valuable commodity-even when coming off an injury or sub-par season...damn, just sign Damon to a one-year 7mil deal if you want a crappy short-term outfielder- at least it won't cost a pitcher...
12/9/2009 7:50 PM
Just came across this gem on another fan forum...

1/20/2010 10:07 AM
1/20/2010 10:25 AM
I knew you'd like that one, cresty!
1/20/2010 11:06 AM
Cross Piniero off the Mets' errant radar...who is next to not want to play for the amazin's...
1/21/2010 8:43 AM
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