Tag: trade

Mets Are Willing To Overpay For Ben Zobrist

An article by posted on July 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Are Willing To Overpay For Ben Zobrist

Updating this previous report that the Mets and Oakland A’s were discussing a deal for Ben Zobrist, comes a new report from Joel Sherman of the New York Post. When Sandy Alderson recently stated he was willing to “overpay” for the right hitter to help his lineup, he was referring to Zobrist the Post reports. […]

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Dodgers and Cubs Expressing Interest In Mets’ LHP Jon Niese

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers and Cubs Expressing Interest In Mets’ LHP Jon Niese

June 29 A couple of days after reporting that the Chicago Cubs had some interest in Jon Niese, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports adds that the Los Angeles Dodgers have also expressed interest in acquiring the Mets lefthander. Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times wrote last week that Dodgers GM Andrew Friedman and his front […]

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It’s Time For The Mets To Define The Moment

An article by posted on June 26, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Time For The Mets To Define The Moment

Ah yes, that wonderful time of the year when every Mets fan who has been waiting for this team to fail can pop out of their hole and hold up their “I told you so!” sign. It’s truly one of my favorite times of the year because you see and hear almost the same argument […]

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Featured Post: Potential Hitters For Mets To Target

An article by posted on June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Potential Hitters For Mets To Target

In a previous article where I postulated that it was time for the Mets to trade quantity for quality, a common sentiment from readers was that we need to trade for hitting, not for pitching. I stayed away from discussing hitting targets as acquiring one would not only involve a speculated trade scenario, it would […]

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Featured Post: “It’s An Organizational Victory”

An article by posted on June 17, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: “It’s An Organizational Victory”

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post caught up with Former GM Omar Minaya, who now works for the Players Association, and was at Citi Field on Monday. Under his watch, the Mets signed Steven Matz, Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Jeurys Familia, Wilmer Flores, Lucas Duda, Juan Lagares and other key players. “Matz has always […]

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Alderson Updates Reporters On Trade Front

An article by posted on June 12, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Updates Reporters On Trade Front

Sandy Alderson updated reporters on Thursday about the current trade climate and what type of player they are hoping to acquire. “I’d say it’s a very narrow market. Teams are not looking to dump their players in the middle of June. That’s like advertising to their fans that the season is over. I don’t care […]

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Why The Mets Shouldn’t Trade For Ben Zobrist

An article by posted on June 9, 2015 0 Comments
Why The Mets Shouldn’t Trade For Ben Zobrist

With the Mets looking to add more firepower to their lineup, could Ben Zobrist be the answer the team is looking for? Zobrist is a popular trade target among fans, but there is one major problem with this idea. He will be massively overpriced on the trade market. The Yankees, Nationals and Cubs are already […]

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As Their Value Hits Rock-Bottom, Mets Shopping Gee, Niese, And Montero

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
As Their Value Hits Rock-Bottom, Mets Shopping Gee, Niese, And Montero

Trade speculation is heating up among Mets fans and reporters as the team faces a crunch in the starting rotation. Steven Matz is knocking on the door from Triple-A while Jon Niese and Dillon Gee struggle in the big leagues. Meanwhile, Rafael Montero is returning from a rotator cuff injury. With the Mets currently having […]

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Mets Don’t View Kevin Plawecki As A Trade Chip

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Don’t View Kevin Plawecki As A Trade Chip

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets do not view rookie catcher Kevin Plawecki as a potential trade chip this season, preferring instead to hang onto him as insurance for regular catcher Travis d’Arnaud. Last week, William Li made a strong case for hanging onto Plawecki, which you can read below. […]

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The Mets Need Another Donn Clendenon Type Deal

An article by posted on June 6, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Need Another Donn Clendenon Type Deal

With increasing talk about the Mets’ need to trade for offensive help, I immediately remembered the trade they pulled off on June 15, 1969 with the Expos for first baseman Donn Clendenon. Certainly, the trades for Keith Hernandez and Mike Piazza were more high-profile, but it’s fair to say the Mets would have never won […]

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