Matt Meyers

Mets, Royals Swap Pitching

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With Kansas City having to fill a number of holes in their rotation coupled with their frustration with righthander Ambiorix Burgos, the Royals shipped the reliever to the Mets in exchange for Mets for Brian Bannister.

Majors | #2006#Trade Central

Prospect Q&A: Carlos Carrasco

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After signing for $300,000 in 2003, the Phillies' Carlos Carrasco was a major disappointment during his first two seasons. The nadir was 2005 when he went 1-7, 7.04 after opening the season with low Class A Lakewood and was demoted. Back at Lakewood this year, the 19-year-old Venezuelan has found his stride and has established himself as one of the better pitching prospects in the South Atlantic League.

Minors | #2006#Prospect Q&A