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From the Collection: Alex Escobar, Juan A. Pena, Cliff Lee and Todd Helton

Alex Escobar, of, Washington Nationals

I know Alex Escobar best as the centerpiece of the 2001 Roberto A
lomar trade. The rebuilding Indians traded Alomar, Danny Peoples and Mike Bacsik to the Mets for Top Prospect Alex Escobar, Matt Lawton, Jerrod Riggan, Billy Traber and Earl Snyder. 635 mais palavras

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McFarland con planes de debutar el sábado

Ignacio Serrano.- El Emergente.- Tim McFarland está por llegar al país y de hecho será incluido este martes en el roster de 37. Eso lo convierte en uno de los candidatos a abrir el sábado contra las Águilas, ya que el manager Alfredo Pedrique definió una rotación de cuatro brazos, en espera de un quinto. 261 mais palavras


Village of the Cat Damned

This is what always happens when we allow our cat, Zoltan, to go out for a few drinks with the boys.

Photo: Alex Escobar

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Post-Traumatic Mets Disorder: I Survived Lastings Milledge

“Escobar, Ochoa, Milledge, (Fernando) Martinez.  They were all deemed ‘untouchable’ at one point or another, then they were untradeable.”  – Random fan at Mets season ticket holder event Q&A with Sandy Alderson and crew. 1.377 mais palavras


Reds Hall of Famer Barry Larkin could have been part of 2000 New York Mets

Via New York Post’s Dan Martin:

Barry Larkin has no regrets about never joining the Mets.

The shortstop, elected to the Hall of Fame on Monday, was on the verge of going to the Mets in July 2000, but rejected the move when then-general manager Steve Phillips decided not to give him the three-year contract he wanted. 498 mais palavras


Mets Autograph of the Week: Alex Escobar

Once upon a time, the New York Mets had a can’t miss prospect named Alex Escobar.

According to Baseball Reference, Baseball America regarded Escobar as the 11th best prospect in all of minor league baseball prior to the 1999 season. 241 mais palavras

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Minor League Mondays: 1998 Capital City Bombers

From 1981-2004, the Mets’ Single-A South Atlantic League affiliate was the Columbia Mets. Somewhere in the early 1990s, they changed their name to the… 289 mais palavras

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