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NPB Tracker on NYBD Radio Tonight @7pm

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Howard and I return live at 7pm with our latest Sunday hot stove show. Tonight we kick off the first half hour discussing the latest with Derek Lowe, Andruw Jones rumors, and are the Yankees done for the offseason? At 7:30, Patrick Newman from NPB Tracker will join us to talk about some of the […]

Andruw Jones is not needed in New York

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

Reports have the Los Angeles Dodgers restructuring the contract of outfielder Andruw Jones, deferring many millions of dollars. This move comes literally hours after word leaked that their rival, the San Francisco Giants made a three year offer to free agent outfielder Manny Ramirez. The Dodgers are desperate to re-sign Ramirez to help bolster an […]

Is Jones More Attractive Option?

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

Call it heresy or hypocrisy on my part, but could Andruw Jones be an attractive option for the Mets with a restructured contract? Hearing reports that his new salary for 2009 will be around $5 million dollars, it might make sense to revisit the Castillo-Jones swap reported earlier in the week. This swap on the […]

Rumor Mill: 12/30

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

There’s pretty much nothing to the Andruw Jones to the Mets rumors. It would be a “complete shock” if anything happened there. Despite it appearing to be as perfect a fit there is to have Manny Ramirez roaming left field, a source with knowledge of the Mets thinking still says the Wilpon’s will not go […]

Minaya Working Magic…until Andruw Jones?

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

I have been a tremendous advocate that Omar Minaya has destroyed the Mets. That he has traded away numerous young players, and replaced them with broken down, band-aids to win now. And while I still believe that you need a balance of veterans, All Stars, and young players, I give “kudos” to the crafty Mets […]

Mets in Talks For Andruw Jones

Monday, December 29th, 2008

ESPN’s Buster Olney cites sources that state the Mets and Dodgers have talked about a deal involving Andruw Jones. Jones, who turns 32 next spring, hit .158 with 76 strikeouts in 209 at-bats for the Dodgers in 2008. It appears that he is owed about $22 million (this includes signing bonus) as part of the […]