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Postby Coppermine » Wed Jan 10, 2007 5:06 pm

Mets may nab Schoenweiss as a free agent; will he share the bullpen or are they looking to move one of their relievers, either in a trade or from the the 'pen to the rotation?

Or is it just an early season fill-in for Mota?
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Postby Lofunzo » Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:52 am

He is a solid reliever but I was about to come here and pose a question to Mets fans. How do they let Bradford walk at 3/$10.5M but sign Schoeneweis for 3/$10.8M??
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Postby Big Pimpin » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:21 am

Lofunzo wrote:He is a solid reliever but I was about to come here and pose a question to Mets fans. How do they let Bradford walk at 3/$10.5M but sign Schoeneweis for 3/$10.8M??


Probably because one's a lefty and one isn't. Friggin' lefties. ;-7
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Postby Lofunzo » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:25 am

Big Pimpin wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:He is a solid reliever but I was about to come here and pose a question to Mets fans. How do they let Bradford walk at 3/$10.5M but sign Schoeneweis for 3/$10.8M??


Probably because one's a lefty and one isn't. Friggin' lefties. ;-7


I considered that even though they already have 2 lefty relievers. I don't see him as being a specialist-type, though.
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Postby Coppermine » Thu Jan 11, 2007 12:17 pm

Lofunzo wrote:
Big Pimpin wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:He is a solid reliever but I was about to come here and pose a question to Mets fans. How do they let Bradford walk at 3/$10.5M but sign Schoeneweis for 3/$10.8M??


Probably because one's a lefty and one isn't. Friggin' lefties. ;-7


I considered that even though they already have 2 lefty relievers. I don't see him as being a specialist-type, though.


I'm pretty sure Shoenweiss will be a lefty specialist
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Postby pokerplaya » Thu Jan 11, 2007 12:37 pm

3 years, 10.8 million.

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Postby William Shea » Thu Jan 11, 2007 1:23 pm

I like the addition to our bullpen but he's too expensive and not worth a 3 year deal.
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Postby Amazinz » Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:52 pm

Coppermine wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:
Big Pimpin wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:He is a solid reliever but I was about to come here and pose a question to Mets fans. How do they let Bradford walk at 3/$10.5M but sign Schoeneweis for 3/$10.8M??


Probably because one's a lefty and one isn't. Friggin' lefties. ;-7


I considered that even though they already have 2 lefty relievers. I don't see him as being a specialist-type, though.


I'm pretty sure Shoenweiss will be a lefty specialist


Yes, Alphabet II will definitely be a LH specialist for the Mets IMHO too. That's where he excels and the Mets have so many options in the bullpen it is hard to see them using him in a situation where he doesn't. He's definitely overpaid for the type of reliever that he is but the Mets needed one, the bullpen will again be a key to success and he's the type of pitcher that is pretty easy to move at the trade deadline.
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Postby pokerplaya » Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:00 pm

Amazinz wrote:
Coppermine wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:
Big Pimpin wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:He is a solid reliever but I was about to come here and pose a question to Mets fans. How do they let Bradford walk at 3/$10.5M but sign Schoeneweis for 3/$10.8M??


Probably because one's a lefty and one isn't. Friggin' lefties. ;-7


I considered that even though they already have 2 lefty relievers. I don't see him as being a specialist-type, though.


I'm pretty sure Shoenweiss will be a lefty specialist


Yes, Alphabet II will definitely be a LH specialist for the Mets IMHO too. That's where he excels and the Mets have so many options in the bullpen it is hard to see them using him in a situation where he doesn't. He's definitely overpaid for the type of reliever that he is but the Mets needed one, the bullpen will again be a key to success and he's the type of pitcher that is pretty easy to move at the trade deadline.


Perhaps. Still a pretty dissapointing offseason in general, though. :-[
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Postby Amazinz » Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:05 pm

Hehe. I definitely don't think this makes for a great off-season or anything like that. But I do think that the bullpen (as a unit) will be awesome again and it looks like it needs to be. :-D
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