Tag: trade

Breakout Prediction: Josh Smoker

An article by posted on January 18, 2017 0 Comments
Breakout Prediction: Josh Smoker

Left-handed reliever Josh Smoker had an impressive 2016. Playing in a very hitter-friendly environment with the Las Vegas 51s, he pitched 57 innings, striking out 81 and walking 18 with a 4.11 ERA. That impressive 12.8 K/9 was blown away, however, when after he was called up to the Bigs, he struck out 25 batters […]

Continue Reading »

Have the Mets Done Enough This Offseason?

An article by posted on January 17, 2017 0 Comments
Have the Mets Done Enough This Offseason?

This has been such a quiet offseason for the New York Mets with such little action going on. Nicolas Stellini of FanGraphs argues that Sandy Alderson and company have not done to help solidify this team. In late November the Mets brought back Yoenis Cespedes, which of course was everyone’s top priority this offseason. This […]

Continue Reading »

Jose Bautista Close To Re-Signing With The Blue Jays

An article by posted on January 16, 2017 0 Comments
Jose Bautista Close To Re-Signing With The Blue Jays

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays are in serious discussions for a two-year deal that could be worth approximately $35 million. It was first reported by Jesse Sanchez on Twitter. Bautista is one of the best free agent hitters on the market, and his signing will […]

Continue Reading »

Blue Jays, Orioles, Phillies, A’s Among Potential Landing Spots For Jay Bruce

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
Blue Jays, Orioles, Phillies, A’s Among Potential Landing Spots For Jay Bruce

Jay Bruce is still a Met, despite the obvious notion that Sandy Alderson wants desperately to trade him. It has been a slow moving offseason for power hitters and it seems just about everyone including players and their agents have misread the market. There have been very few moves made over the last few weeks, […]

Continue Reading »

Teams Are Still Asking About Andrew McCutchen

An article by posted on January 8, 2017 0 Comments
Teams Are Still Asking About Andrew McCutchen

Despite repeated statements by Pirates GM Neal Huntington that Andrew McCutchen is not available, teams continue to ask about the Bucs center fielder, according to what sources are telling Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. Cafardo says the Seattle Mariners could be one of those teams despite recently acquiring Jarrod Dyson after dealing Seth Smith […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Still Need A Lefty Reliever

An article by posted on January 7, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Still Need A Lefty Reliever

In an article posted by Jon Heyman on FanRagSports.com, the journalist documents the winners and losers of the winter meetings. As many of us are already aware, the Mets made a big splash by resigning Yoenis Cespedes, but still haven’t signed a lefty reliever and need to trade one of their corner outfielders. While they […]

Continue Reading »

Orioles Get Lefty Hitting Outfielder Seth Smith From Mariners

An article by posted on January 6, 2017 0 Comments
Orioles Get Lefty Hitting Outfielder Seth Smith From Mariners

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired left-handed hitting outfielder Seth Smith from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for right-handed starter Yovani Gallardo. Smith, 34, fills the Orioles need for a lefty bat that can play both corner outfield spots. Smith hit .249/.342/.415 with 15 doubles, 16 home runs and 63 runs batted in over 438 plate […]

Continue Reading »

That Crazy 4-Team Trade That Sent Matlack To Texas

An article by posted on December 31, 2016 0 Comments
That Crazy 4-Team Trade That Sent Matlack To Texas

On December 8, 1977, the Mets were one of four teams involved in one of the most complex deals in the history of baseball. This was it : –  The Mets sent John Milner to the Pittsburgh Pirates. –  The Atlanta Braves sent Willie Montanez to the New York Mets. –  The Texas Rangers sent Adrian Devine, Tommy Boggs, and Eddie Miller to […]

Continue Reading »

Featured Post: Hoping That Tomas Nido Gets The Amed Rosario Treatment

An article by posted on December 28, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Hoping That Tomas Nido Gets The Amed Rosario Treatment

According to what a source told Marc Carig of Newsday, three Mets prospects whose names were kicked around at the Winter Meetings included 2011 first rounder – outfielder Brandon Nimmo, 2012 first rounder – catcher Kevin Plawecki, and currently the team’s top catching prospect Tomas Nido. Carig believes those prospects could come into play as the […]

Continue Reading »

Featured Post: White Sox Still Have Pieces That Could Help The Mets

An article by posted on December 26, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: White Sox Still Have Pieces That Could Help The Mets

If there was any doubt the White Sox were selling after the Chris Sale trade, those doubts were alleviated once the White Sox obtained yet another impressive haul of prospects in exchange for Adam Eaton. With those deals, the White Sox have unofficially announced they are willing to trade away anyone if they can get […]

Continue Reading »