Category: Hot Stove
Say No To Ibanez

Say No To Ibanez

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The rumors of Raul Ibanez coming to Queens continue to abound. Let's get one thing crystal clear: = For those who are more literary than visionary, Raul Ibanez is Shawn ...

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Deals That Make Sense

Deals That Make Sense

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The Mets need an outfielder, a reliever, and possibly a starting pitcher, in that order. All agreed? They need to obtain these pieces without flushing the farm system. I have some ...

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Weigh In On Manny

Weigh In On Manny

It didn't take long for the Manny talk to start ... Listen to me talk LIVE about the Manny Ramirez situation -- and other last-minute trade talk -- with Mark Healey of Gotham ...

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Phillies Not Done Dealing

Phillies Not Done Dealing

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This morning on XM's MLB Home Plate, Phillies GM Pat Gillick admitted that he is still heavily involved in discussions to further improve his team. In other words, the Joe Blanton ...

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Blockbuster Coming?

Blockbuster Coming?

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The trading deadline (and my wife's birthday) is 10 days away. The Mets are currently in a tie for first place with the Phillies, and go into Philly return to Shea for a ...

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Your Turn, Omar

Your Turn, Omar

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So the Phillies have accomplished the impossible, addressing their most glaring need by picking up Joe Blanton from the Athletics for a package of prospects / suspects. The ...

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Alou Out – Now What?

Alou Out – Now What?

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So the news before the All-Star Break was that Moises Alou was finished for the year, having torn his hamstring in a rehab game the night before. There had been suggestions ...

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More Non-moves

More Non-moves

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Continuing to avoid the reality of yesterday afternoon, and following up to The Deal That Wasn't, I was looking through some of the players the Mets were reportedly "after" during ...

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