Turn Off Ads?
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: I missed this Brewer/Met deal

  1. #1
    He has the Evil Eye! flyer85's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    south of the border

    I missed this Brewer/Met deal

    Adams was a guy I was hoping the Reds might go after. I am not sure why the Brewers never gave him a chance aftet the start of last year. He certainly is a better option than Yan.

    Acquired RHP Mike Adams from the Brewers for RHP Jeremi Gonzalez. [5/26]

    I guess when you have a problem you only belatedly recognize, you don't just address it, you address it with prejudice. I like the decision to get Williams as that extra bit of insurance well enough, although I question the need to give the Reds something beyond cash. Credit Wayne Krivsky for getting something extra out of Omar Minaya. However, to Minaya's credit, he then managed to get something for his fait accompli discard of Gonzalez, picking up a hard-throwing reliever from the Brewers for the definition of a replacement-level starter. Adams has had his problems making the jump to The Show, but qualities like 'big' and 'throws really hard' are worth shopping for, and if all Adams needed was a change of scenery, this could turn into a major steal.
    What are you, people? On dope? - Mr Hand

  2. Turn Off Ads?
  3. #2
    The Latin Heartthrob Javy Pornstache's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006

    Re: I missed this Brewer/Met deal

    Yeah, I caught that the other day too. I was thinking that the Brewers, the other team said to be interested in Dave Williams other than the Mets, would have been a good match just to get Mike Adams for him... instead, the Mets traded the guy to them they DFA'd to make room for Williams. Would have been nice to have cut out the middle man and gotten Adams for Williams ourselves....Adams has a real live arm.

Turn Off Ads?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Board Moderators may, at their discretion and judgment, delete and/or edit any messages that violate any of the following guidelines: 1. Explicit references to alleged illegal or unlawful acts. 2. Graphic sexual descriptions. 3. Racial or ethnic slurs. 4. Use of edgy language (including masked profanity). 5. Direct personal attacks, flames, fights, trolling, baiting, name-calling, general nuisance, excessive player criticism or anything along those lines. 6. Posting spam. 7. Each person may have only one user account. It is fine to be critical here - that's what this board is for. But let's not beat a subject or a player to death, please.

Thank you, and most importantly, enjoy yourselves!

RedsZone.com is a privately owned website and is not affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds or Major League Baseball

Contact us: Boss | GIK | cumberlandreds | Gallen5862 | JaxRed | Plus Plus | Powel Crosley | RedlegJake | RedsfaninMT | The Operator