Verlander has his award, who will carry the day in the NL?
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Following the Brewers defeat in the National League Championship Series, team owner Mark Attanasio vowed that the Brewers would be “participating in the sweepstakes” for All-Star first baseman Prince Fielder, who has entered the free agent market this season after six full seasons as the Milwaukee Brewers’ first baseman.
Prince Fielder has been everything that the [...]
The event occurred after my college career was over and I was several seasons into one of the various semi-pro leagues I played in during the summer. Make no mistake about the quality of “summer ball,” as these were some of the most competitive seasons we ever played. A regular season was usually a 40-game schedule played over [...]
The Mets face an age-old question about pitcher development.
Why in the world would the Mets trade for an outfielder who is old (he’s 35 now), bad and getting worse? The answer isn’t one Mets fans want to hear.
Well as of January 6, 2009, that’s Mike Pelfrey, Oliver Perez, John Maine and a fifth starter coming from John Niese, Bobby Parnell or someone else not yet on the roster. That’s not going to get the Mets into the playoffs. No amount of Jason Bays will get the Mets into the playoffs if those are your starters.
The Bay signing is a terrible deal for the Mets and Minaya, but takes care of the impatient fans and New York media for the Mets to “do something.” The Yankees made a couple of big trades to help their team get better, but Minaya was doing nothing.