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New York Mets Trade Ramon Castro To Chicago White Sox

Published by on June 3, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

New York Mets trade backup catcher and prankster Ramon Castro to Chicago White Sox for relief pitcher Lance Broadway

Goodbye, Coconut Head.

Ramon Castro had been the backup catcher for the Mets since 2005, making David Wright, Jose Reyes, and relief pitcher Pedro Feliciano the only current Mets who have been with the team longer.

More than four consecutive seasons with the same team is nothing to sneeze at in today's game, especially for a backup player. So it has to be at least a little sad for Mets' fans to see Castro go, even with the emergence of Omir Santos.

My fondest baseball memory of Castro is from a late August game against the Phillies in 2005, during the heat of the National ...

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