TRADES REVISITED

The cost of J.J. Putz

“You’re not going to just trade people for the sake of trading people…It’s not that easy. It’s got to make sense,” stated then Mets General Manager Omar Minaya in November of 2008. “It’s got to make sense,” and if a trade was ever going to make complete sense, it was following the second consecutive pitching […]

THE BRIAN COLE STORY

The potential missing piece of the mid-2000's

With the beginning of each baseball season, no matter if your team is expected to contend or looking to retool for the future, each franchise’s minor leaguers offer the same narrative: that the team’s future days are going to be bigger and brighter. Met fans have witnessed this each year since 2012 with Matt Harvey, […]