9. Pitcher (Because the Mets play real baseball and don't need a stinkin DH)
Then we could have Petit come up for the stretch drive and perform a Dontrelle Willis for us.
But this looks like a good damn team. We've got 5 guys that could very well steal 20+ bags each (plus Floyd isn't too slow either, stealing 11 last year). 5 guys could hit 20+ home runs as well. I'm excited.
Amazinz wrote:I'm definitely excited. Just working with what we know we have this would be my guess:
SS Reyes 2B Mastui CF Beltran C Piazza LF Floyd 3B Wright RF Cameron/Diaz (until Cammy gets back) 1B Phillips
Looks about right to me. Being greedy, I'd hope they could replace Phillips/Brazell with Minky or even Delgado if the cards fell right. First base and MR seems to be our only gaping holes, though the starting staff has a lot of injury potential. (That being said, who's rotation doesn't)
I dont want Sosa on the team. He strikes out way too much, not that good at defense, and is clearly on the decline and is not worth all that money. Whats he make, like 17 mil? And who knows what kind of propects we'd have to give up for him. I'd rather get Maggs.
Also, we saw how upset Sosa got after slipping down to the 6 spot for the Cubs. What if he goes into another bad slump (which is very likely) and we need to move him down? We all know how sensetive he is about it and priding himself as a true slugger. I just dont think its very smart for the Mets.
Yeah I don't want Sosa either but I'm a little nervous now that the rumors are starting to pop up again. I think Omar kind of backed off because of the backlash but now that he landed Carlos and Pedro he could probably get away with bringing back Bonilla.
Maine has a good swing for a pitcher but on anything that moves, he has no chance. And if it's a fastball, it has to be up in the zone. Basically, the pitcher has to hit his bat. - Mike Pelfrey