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Postby MMoNeY24 » Sun Dec 04, 2005 10:32 am

New York Times

New York Daily News

New York Post

There are a couple more on Pro Sports Daily from unknown news sites.
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Postby George_Foreman » Sun Dec 04, 2005 10:36 am

I'm really starting to hate the Mets.
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Postby Rirruto » Sun Dec 04, 2005 10:37 am

I wonder if this is really serious or just pressure for Molina or Hernandez to sign already. If this is serious, Lo Duca is not much of a defensive upgrade over Piazza.
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Postby Dan Charette » Sun Dec 04, 2005 11:07 am

Their offense should be fine, with whoever they get at catcher.
I agree about the defense statement. I think they should try to get the best defensive catcher available.

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Postby Amazinz » Sun Dec 04, 2005 11:12 am

Rirruto wrote:I wonder if this is really serious or just pressure for Molina or Hernandez to sign already. If this is serious, Lo Duca is not much of a defensive upgrade over Piazza.

It's just an attempt to muscle Hernandez IMHO.
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Postby rotterdam_82 » Sun Dec 04, 2005 11:30 am

This is good news for the Braves, and any potential Pierre suiters with a catcher to spare.......
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Postby bronxxbomber » Sun Dec 04, 2005 1:00 pm

So these are rumors to force the hands of Hernandez and Molina?
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Postby Amazinz » Sun Dec 04, 2005 1:04 pm

I think so because Lo Duca makes zero sense for the Mets except for the fact that he is a New Yorker. If you're going to go down this road might as well bring Piazza back.
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Postby wrveres » Sun Dec 04, 2005 4:37 pm

Amazinz wrote:I think so because Lo Duca makes zero sense for the Mets except for the fact that he is a New Yorker. If you're going to go down this road might as well bring Piazza back.


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