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Wang on the DL

MFS62
Jul 14 2005 05:11 PM
Edited 1 time(s), most recently on Jul 14 2005 05:13 PM

Possibly for the rest of the season.
Massive Mike murdering Cashman on WFAN about the Yanks pitching woes.

Oops! didn't know this was part of an IGT.

Later

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 14 2005 05:12 PM

I didn't know he was hurt!?!

seawolf17
Jul 14 2005 08:40 PM

Neither did the Yanks. According to Torre on M&MD, Wang woke up Monday morning sore; he called his agent, who called Cashman, and that was that.

soupcan
Jul 14 2005 08:52 PM

Rumor has it its a rotater cuff problem.

Rotblatt
Jul 14 2005 09:49 PM

Well, shit. I was really looking forward to Wang getting figured out by the AL hitters and seeing that pretty little ERA of his get blown up.

That would've been a lot more satisfying than him going down with an injury.

sigh.

Frayed Knot
Jul 14 2005 10:02 PM

When you add Wang to the scrap heap to go along with Wright (at least August), Brown (maybe soon but for how long?) and Pavano (prolly short-term)
- and then see Leiter DFA'd by the Marlins
- and realize that the MFYs are currently short-handed and in Boston for a 4-gamer
... I wouldn't be surprised to see Al as a Yank before the weekend's out.

The fun part here is that if they're going to get him they'll want to do so immediately. But DFA means that the Fish have 10 days to decide what they want to do with him, which means it's still a trade situation not just a waiver pickup. IOW, Florida can play hardball if they want (within reason anyway) and play the Yanx off against the Injuns or whoever else might want him.
Al would probably WANT to come to NYC but I don't know if he has any say in it. He may have gotten a no-trade from them although he's not 10/5 any more.

OlerudOwned
Jul 15 2005 11:21 AM

"Hey Brian, It's Omar. Heard about the latest pitching problem. Ouch. Well, anyway, just to let you know, we have this lefty starter, good stuff but just a liiiiitle control trouble. Get back to me."

Rockin' Doc
Jul 15 2005 03:37 PM

Leiter was cut lose by the fish. I won't be surprised to see him wearing MFY uniform in the very near future.

seawolf17
Jul 15 2005 04:00 PM

Surprised? Me neither.



(Or, if you prefer, Steve George pretending to be Al Leiter.)

Yancy Street Gang
Jul 15 2005 04:01 PM

I'd be more surprised if he didn't return to the Yankees.

It would be funny, though, to see cooby's reaction if he returned to the Mets.

Edgy DC
Jul 15 2005 04:02 PM

That first one has him in sleeves that are more Metly than Yankoid.