"We're lousy with ideas." - Mike Carminati
I think he's trying to say that he and Studes have lots of ideas - specifcially about trade analysis.
Studes' The Best and Worst Teams of the Trade and Mike's I’ll Take Manhattan: Baseball’s Most Lopsided Trades are the first in what promises to be an intriguing series of articles analyzing trades over the history of baseball.
Looks like a great little pre-spring training appetizer.