THE RIGHT TO BARE TIRED ARMS

So after game after game of bullpen mismanagement, Jerry Manuel is looking for more relief help because let’s face it, Manuel goes through relievers like Larry King  goes through wives (and sister in laws) as six arms in the pen is not enough for the Great Pitching Arsonist.

I have no problem adding another reliever, in fact as impressive as Josh Thole has been in his cameo appearance, a third catcher is too high end an item for the Mets to carry around and a swap of Thole for a pitcher, Pat Misch or Dillon Gee should the call over Manny Acosta, it  is the move to make.

As Manuel and the Mets fans cry out for Cliff Lee or Roy Oswalt, or a solid reliever, if you believe the story in yesterday’s NY Post, it’s not going to happen. The story in the Murdoch rag states that the Skill Sets aren’t very flush with dough. In fact after reading this story, it may be safe to say, if you’re a fan of home grown talent, you may in luck as home grown means cheap labor and that’s what the Skill sets may be all about for the

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  1. Dillon Gee started for Buffalo yesterday, so he’s not going to provide any immediate help in the bullpen. Misch, also working as a starter, last pitched on July 2 – I guess he’d be a viable option.

    Nothing wrong with Manny Acosta, though… at least as long as Jerry manages to avoid over- or under-working him.

  2. Sell, Freddie, SELL!

    & Take JEFFY With You!

  3. Welcome to the NY Metspos!

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