Re: Minaya and Milledge
- From: Dan <dantheman98@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2006 01:11:01 -0400
On Sun, 23 Jul 2006 03:48:51 GMT, "Richard Jones"
There have been several posts stating that Milledge is just another hyped up
prospect. It is a comman practice for teams to try to inflate the value of
their prospects and the Mets would be dumb to make themselves an exception
to this practice.
However that is abolutly not the case with Milledge.
His pathetic power display in the minors notwithstanding...
Minaya and the Mets
brass see Milledge as a future Met.
Of course you participated in all of their internal prospects
This doesn't mean that he is untouchable.
but they have no desire to shop him around. I haven't talked with Minaya but
just looking back at how the Mets handled Milledge would make this obvious
to anyone with the intellegence of a flee or higher.
If the Mets wanted to hype up Milledge and inflate his value they would not
have brought him up to the majors when he was extremely hot. They would have
let him pad his numbers. Nady was out, Floyd was not out at the time they
promoted him. It would have been easy for Minaya to say he would not rush
Milledge and use Chavez as the RF and bring up someone else to hit off the
If Minaya did want to show him around to build up his value I guarantee he
would have been batting second behind Reyes and in front of the heart of the
order. Milledge would have seen a ton of fast balls and his numbers would
have been much better. Instead he hit 8th were he would see a lot of pitches
out of the zone and a lot of breaking pitches which is exactly what he saw.
This assignment was ojt for Milledge to improve his plate discipline and to
see a lot of major league quality breaking pitches.
If the Mets plans are to hang onto Milledge they did a perfect job with him
while he was up. Like Randolph stated he learned he has a lot to learn.
If the Mets were trying to hype him up they were absolute moroons while he
The first senireo is the correct one and if Milledge is traded it will be
because they had an offer they couldn't refuse not because they were trying
to unload an over hyped prospect.
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