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Thread: How about Kenny Lofton?

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    How about Kenny Lofton?

    He is a FA.

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    For the Mets? He'd be a useful player. One problem with him is he can't hit leftys anymore, and the ideal player for the Mets would be a righty.

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    Ehhh... Na. Like Weaver said, no need for a lefty bat.
    I think the loss of Alou is going to be tough but some people are taking it to a point like we lost David Wright.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean Ryan View Post
    He is a clubhouse cancer.
    Fixed.

    BTW: Wang got smoked today. FWIW.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al Woodall Rocks! View Post
    Fixed.

    BTW: Wang got smoked today. FWIW.
    Oh I know...you worried? I'm not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean Ryan View Post
    Oh I know...you worried? I'm not.
    Nah. It just came across wfan.com so I thought I would give the happy news.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al Woodall Rocks! View Post
    Nah. It just came across wfan.com so I thought I would give the happy news.
    ...

    Chien-Ming Wang just spoke to the media. He said he was trying to throw too hard, overstriding and that led to his sinker being up. When sinkers are up, they get hit.

    He went to the bullpen to throw 20 more pitches and made the adjustment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean Ryan View Post
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    What is cause for concern is that this happens to him every now and then. Of course his sinker is one of the best pitches in baseball, but if the location is off, he's going to get smoked because his secondary pitches aren't good enough to hold up on his own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean Ryan View Post
    He is a FA.
    See Chavez....See Pagan....

    We have enough of those types already.

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    What is Brad Wilkerson doing these days, maybe he could be a Met...

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    Quote Originally Posted by piney View Post
    What is Brad Wilkerson doing these days, maybe he could be a Met...
    Seattle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by piney View Post
    What is Brad Wilkerson doing these days, maybe he could be a Met...
    Signed with Seattle for 3 million when it became obvious that Adam Jones was about to be traded.

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    you know what is funny, like a month ago I got hammered for claiming that the Mets line-up was not stable and they should really go after another bat.

    All I said was that Reyes, Wright and Beltran are the only sure things and everyone else was a question mark and I got killed for it.

    I mean hammered, I wish I could find it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by piney View Post
    you know what is funny, like a month ago I got hammered for claiming that the Mets line-up was not stable and they should really go after another bat.

    All I said was that Reyes, Wright and Beltran are the only sure things and everyone else was a question mark and I got killed for it.

    I mean hammered, I wish I could find it...
    I got hammered for it about a week ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean Ryan View Post
    I got hammered for it about a week ago.
    Part of the reason ya got hammered for it because you implied that Craig Wilson was the magic cure-all for the teams problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean Ryan View Post
    I got hammered for it about a week ago.
    my biggest problem with the Mets and the Met fan...and I am in no way a Met hater..

    is that they fall in love with career back-ups...

    for years it was stuff like "Pratt could start for any team" or "I love Payton and Benny in the outfield" or even Valentin at 2nd...

    I just feel they never look to upgrade...I mean it took them years to go after a stud pitcher in his prime....

    it would frustrate me if I were a Met fan

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ven0m View Post
    Part of the reason ya got hammered for it because you implied that Craig Wilson was the magic cure-all for the teams problems.
    Brad Wilkerson... was a available. I'm sure there was a few players available in a trade or free agency that we don't know of or remember. It isn't our job to research them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean Ryan View Post
    Brad Wilkerson... was a available. I'm sure there was a few players available in a trade or free agency that we don't know of or remember. It isn't our job to research them.
    Brad Wilkerson = Craig Wilson, but requiring a Major League Deal.

    Seriously, short of going out and aquiring an everyday starting caliber player to be a 4th Outfielder/Backup 1B, which you would have to think whoever said player is would not be happy about that role, there wasn't much the Mets could do. I don't see how Brad Wilkerson/Craig Wilson are better then Brady Clark/Olmedo Saenz who do the same thing Offensively, except you might be losing a bit in defense.

    On an aside though, I wonder what it would take to pry away Matt Murton from the Cubs. He'd be nice for that role and shouldn't cost the world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean Ryan View Post
    Brad Wilkerson... was a available. I'm sure there was a few players available in a trade or free agency that we don't know of or remember. It isn't our job to research them.
    I like Craig Wilson for the Mets...what is his story?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ven0m View Post
    Brad Wilkerson = Craig Wilson, but requiring a Major League Deal.

    Seriously, short of going out and aquiring an everyday starting caliber player to be a 4th Outfielder/Backup 1B, which you would have to think whoever said player is would not be happy about that role, there wasn't much the Mets could do. I don't see how Brad Wilkerson/Craig Wilson are better then Brady Clark/Olmedo Saenz who do the same thing Offensively, except you might be losing a bit in defense.
    What makes you think a Pagen/Chavez/Clark/Saenz is better than a Wilkerson or Wilson?

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