Manny Ramirez just opted out of his contract with a Taiwanese team in order to pursue playing opportunities in the majors. Should the Mets buy the mansion once and for all and get Manny at last? On one hand, he would probably just be another Rick Ankiel type veteran who would take up playing time that might be better given to young guys like Kirk and Lagares, but at the same time, Manny would probably increase TV revenue as well as attendance, and would certainly provide some entertainment for Mets fans.
I came across this article on Hernandez's Baseball Reference.com page. I wish Sandy could put together a trade that worked as well as this one did.
Billy Beane is still the king of Moneyball. Read this and see how a good team can be built for $60 million and some luck. Why can't we do this? Because we don't have Beane.
Carlos Torres has quietly put together a pretty good year in AAA. Should the Mets call him up to the bullpen to prevent losing him?
This is a statistical look at while Ike Davis is really struggling, part of his struggles are related to bad luck.