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Odds & Ends of JJ Putz

By Mike Silva ~ December 11th, 2008. Filed under: Mike Silva.

In case your head is spinning from all the versions of the trade. The Mets gave up the following:

Mets received JJ Putz, Sean Green, and Jeremy Reed.

Those who may be confused, and I don’t blame you, have asked whom did the Mets give up to Cleveland and Seattle? The answer is Aaron Heilman, Endy Chavez, Joe Smith, Mike Carp, Jason Vargas, Maikel Cleto, and Ezequiel Carrera.

via Howard Megdal: ZIPS Projections for JJ Putz

Player      W   L   G  GS   IP    H   ER  HR  BB  SO   ERA  ERA+
Putz         8   2  58   0   59   44   17   4  19  71  2.59  166

Howard also added the following via Metsblog.

“It’s a new challenge and I’m excited about it… I’m going to a new team that’s going to be very competitive.  Francisco Rodriguez is a great closer and with Sean Green going as well, we should have a great bullpen.”

The debunks some of the earlier statements from his agent to the contrary.

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