Jim Callis from Baseball America answers some questions about the two trades the Mets made Friday and gives his insights on the trading of Scott Kazmir, the timing of the trades, whether or not he feels the likes of Justin Huber, Matt Peterson, and Scott Kazmir were overrated, who he would rank as the Mets' Top Five prospects now, and some insights into the two prospects the Mets acquired in the trades. <i>(Special thanks to Jim Callis and Baseball America)</i>
August 2, 2004
The New York Mets were only in contention for much of this season owing to the weakness of their division rivals. Their near-future prospects bleak, they were supposedly building toward a bright future, as they had some highly touted gems polishing in the farm. Despite the fact they had fallen out of contention, the Mets have just done something that could dynamite the entire foundation of their future. <b>(Free Preview of Premium Content)</b>
August 1, 2004
When watching Joselo "Jose" Diaz pitch, you will notice two things. First, he has nasty stuff. Second, Diaz is still raw and wild, walking too many batters. But Diaz has the stuff to be a Major League pitcher once he learns to harness his control. Dan sat down with Jose Diaz for a Q&A session before the game Sunday to ask him about his propensity for walks, what it felt like being traded over from the Dodgers, if he would rather start or relieve, and much more.
June 21, 2004