And, with Robinson Cano now in Seattle, the Yankees could use a second baseman, and Murphy’s home run numbers would increase in that ballpark.
The trade has been debunked in several corners, which is all the more reason why it should happen. Teams never disclose whom they are talking trade with, but the Mets have been known to listen to offers for Murphy, who’ll make $5 million to likely price himself off the Mets.
via Mets Should Consider Trade For Brett Gardner | The John Delcos New York Mets Report.
Murph will crush in Fake New Yankee Stadium.
$5 million prices you off the Mets.
Another list book – sports probably generates more of this genre than any other category. 100 Things Mets Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is a fun, lite read that is good for subway or bathroom reading. (Note it was published in 2008).
Joe Torre elected to Hall of Fame | Metsblog.
I like that Matt used a picture of Joe with the Mets.
I’m mad at Joe about the first responder caps so i will just agnostically acknowledge this happened.
I haven’t tried picking up any girls in this green cap, and if I remember correctly this is the one that was only sold in Port St. Lucie.
Generally speaking, girls will not talk to you if you wear green Mets attire.
MetsBlog linked to this one yesterday but it’s a must-read, especially if you are of a certain age (which I think just I am.)
Here is what Pearlman wrote about the Foster acquisition, including a quote from then-Mets GM Frank Cashen:
In the winter of 1981-82, the New York Mets were Big Apple nobodies — a star-less, [...]
Had a great chat earlier with Dennis Has A Podcast about my book, the blog and the Queens Baseball Convention. I think you will enjoy it.
If you are curious about the Queens Baseball Convention but don’t feel like you know enough about it, here is 30+ minutes worth of conversation about it!
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Darren from The 7 Line and I hung out with tweeters @kranepool and @lagranderusty on their Shouts From Shea podcast this evening. We talked about our individual relationships with some of the Mets’ staff, the Queens Baseball Convention (McFadden’s January 18th!) and some of The 7 Line’s outings for 2014. Good stuff, listen below….we’re [...]