Browsing All posts tagged under »Bengie Molina«

Mets catching options

June 21, 2010 by


The Mets spent most of the season trying to sign free agent catcher Bengie Molina. I pointed out here, here and here why this was a bad idea. If you are too lazy to click on the links the main take away point is that catchers age in dog years and the top catchers in […]

Molina a Giant

January 20, 2010 by


Despite mainstream media reports for the past three months to the contrary, Bengie Molina did not sign with the Mets. Here’s why I am excited. Free agent catcher Bengie Molina has apparently agreed to return to the Giants on a one-year contract. Earlier in the offseason, reports were flying that Molina was going to the […]

Perspective on the Mets bad contracts

December 22, 2009 by


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


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 […]