maybe mets can get lucky. some players that were claimed in rule v draft.
josh hamiltonjohan santanadan ugglashane victorinojoakim soriascott podsednikivan nova
"Who was the last Rule V selection who stuck? Mets, in particular, have not had good luck with that in the past."
Well, since the Mets aren't spending any money to get players (they SAY they have a bigger budget and SAY they will spend, but I have to SEE it first), and haven't traded for anyone yet...this is pretty much the only other way to attempt to "improve" the team.
"We have nothing to lose. Absolutely ZERO to lose. "
Except the guy we would have to drop off our 40 man.
"I'm sure we have a guy we can stand to lose. What, you think it's crammed with Wheeler/Harvey-level players? "
You think the rule 5 draft is? And its not like we even have the first pick, if there is someone good they will probably be gone before we get to pick them.
And he's 26.
Not really a 'prospect' anymore, is he?