Archive for March 1st, 2008


Saturday, March 1st, 2008

Yanks young trio striking in spring debut

Yankees Rumors & News

I hope yesterday was a preview of things to come this summer for New York baseball. The Mets had their first look at their new ace Johan Santana in game action and he didn’t look good. The Yankees had their prized three of Joba Chamberlain, Phil Hughes and Ian Kennedy go in their game against the University of South Florida . The trio combined for five innings only giving up one hit.

“I think it’s great for the organization, the scouts, the people who draft and develop,” said Joe Girardi. “It’s an organization thing that everyone should be proud of.”

The world got to see how good these three can be. Ok so they were facing a college team, and it’s still early in the spring but you have to be excited about these guys and their seemingly constant successful progression so far this spring. The baseball world, as well as those in New York will be closely watching these guys’ every move. That comes along with the territory of playing …

Vilma Traded To Saints | updated

Jets Rumors & News

update @ 7:22am 3/1…
So the terms of the Jonathan Vilma trade are a little bit different than had been reported and a bit better for the Jets. It sure would help if they announced the details of these transactions when they made them. In any event, here’re the details, via JetsCentral: “The Jets will receive a 4th-round draft choice in this years draft. If Vilma achieves playing-time incentives and signs an extension with the Saints, the Jets would receive a second- or third-round pick in 2009. In that case, the Jets would send their fourth-rounder in ‘09 to the Saints so they could recoup this year’s fourth rounder.” …

update @ 1:38pm…
According to ESPN.com, the pick is believed to be a fourth-rounder that could upgrade to a third-rounder based on performance…

Yesterday the Daily News’ Rich Cimini informed us that the New Orleans Saints’ interest in Jets linebacker Jonathan Vilma had “cooled.” So much of that.

The Jets have traded Vilma to New Orleans for …

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