July 30, 2007

Castillo Trade Complete

Ken Davidoff at Newsday writes about the trade between the Mets and Twins for Luis Castillo:

Refusing to part with any top prospects, the Mets will send Double-A catcher Drew Butera and another minor-leaguer, possibly Class A outfielder Dustin Martin, to Minnesota for the veteran Castillo, two people familiar with the situation confirmed Monday. The Mets will announce the trade this evening.

Castillo, a three-time Gold Glove winner, once formed a lethal 1-2 punch with the speedy Juan Pierre atop the Marlins' lineup and the Mets are hoping for the same type of attack by hitting him behind Jose Reyes. The No. 2 spot has constantly been in flux with 14 different players hitting there this season


Anonymous said...

so now what for Gotay?

John Young said...

I see him playing the utility infielder and a bat off the bench for the rest of the season

Anonymous said...

not cool!