Traded for “Future Considerations”

Mets: Flighty response breaks tension


On the Mets flight from Philadelphia to Montreal Tuesday night — just hours after the Pirates had traded Kenny Lofton, Aramis Ramirez and Scott Sauerbeck — there was an excited ruckus in the rear of the Mets charter.

One of the flight attendants came down and asked why they were so happy.

“We got Qusay and Uday,” Al Leiter exclaimed.

“I’m sorry,” the flight attendant responded, “I don’t know baseball. Are they any good?”

Just so there aren’t any draft choices involved in the deal…