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Perspective on the Mets bad contracts

December 22, 2009 by

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Fans hate the Luis Castillo contract and fear that Bengie Molina will be the next disaster deal for the club. Here I look at some truly bad contracts around MLB to put the Castillo and Oliver Perez deals into perspective. There have been some ugly rumors surrounding the Mets this offseason and it is hard not to be upset about most of them.

Why it's silly to offer Bengie Molina a multi-year deal

December 12, 2009 by

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A look at free agent catcher Bengie Molina who seemingly heads the Mets’ shopping list this December. The Mets have identified Molina as one of their top offseason targets. This makes no sense to me. Nevertheless, I will go ahead and identify his strengths and weaknesses. Strengths: Good home run power for a catcher and […]

Would Jon Garland fit on the Mets?

December 10, 2009 by

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A look at Jon Garland, a free agent the Mets have been linked to this offseason. The Mets have been linked to numerous free agents and I want to take a look at each one, giving a breakdown of their strengths and weaknesses and what the club should expect from the player going forward. Here […]

Is Joel Pineiro A Good Free Agent Target?

December 9, 2009 by

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A look at Joel Pineiro, a player the Mets have been linked to this offseason. The Mets have been linked to numerous free agents and I want to take a look at each one, giving a breakdown of their strengths and weaknesses and what the club should expect from the player going forward. The first […]