Tag: trade

Does Alderson Regret Picking Up Jay Bruce’s $13 Million Option? (MMO Version)

An article by posted on 15/12/2016 0 Comments
Does Alderson Regret Picking Up Jay Bruce’s $13 Million Option? (MMO Version)

Consider this one of those MMO Mailbag articles I enjoy posting from time to time, only this time it’s not. The question was actually asked and answered by a very popular Mets site, and while normally I don’t like to do rebuttals, I feel that in this case I had to because I didn’t want […]

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Mets Continue To Play Waiting Game With Jay Bruce

An article by posted on 14/12/2016 0 Comments
Mets Continue To Play Waiting Game With Jay Bruce

Sandy Alderson updated reporters on Tuesday on the state of the team’s hot stove season, and unsurprisingly the Mets’ general manager said not much has changed since the Winter Meetings ended last week. “Pretty much status quo,” Alderson said. “There haven’t been any free-agent signings of significance in the outfield that would get the market […]

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Mets Asked Rays About Alex Colome

An article by posted on 13/12/2016 0 Comments
Mets Asked Rays About Alex Colome

Peter Gammons tweeted that the Mets asked the Tampa Bay Rays about talented young closer Alex Colome. According to Gammons, the Rays said the deal had to start with either Amed Rosario or Michael Conforto. Colome, 27, saved 37 games for the Rays in 2016, pitching to a 1.91 ERA while striking out 71 batters […]

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Nats Deal Disgruntled Danny Espinosa To The Angels

An article by posted on 10/12/2016 0 Comments
Nats Deal Disgruntled Danny Espinosa To The Angels

A day after he skipped the the team’s annual Winterfest, citing he was unhappy with the trade for Adam Eaton, the Washington Nationals have traded infielder Danny Espinosa to the Los Angeles Angels according to a tweet by Josh Norris of Baseball America. The Nats will be getting two right-handed pitching prospects back, Austin Adams […]

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Nationals Join the Kenley Jansen Bidding

An article by posted on 08/12/2016 0 Comments
Nationals Join the Kenley Jansen Bidding

A day after landing outfielder Adam Eaton, the Washington Nationals have shifted their focus back to the bullpen and are making a push for Kenley Jansen according to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter. Previously, it was expected that the sweepstakes for the dominant closer would come down to a bidding war between the Miami Marlins and […]

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Red Sox To Acquire Chris Sale

An article by posted on 06/12/2016 0 Comments
Red Sox To Acquire Chris Sale

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Twitter, the Red Sox have agreed to a blockbuster trade that will net them stud pitcher Chris Sale from the White Sox in exchange for the #1 prospect in baseball according to MLB.com IF Yoan Mocada as well as prospects RHP Michael Kopech, OF Luis Basabe and […]

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Three Alternatives To Orioles Reliever Brad Brach

An article by posted on 06/12/2016 0 Comments
Three Alternatives To Orioles Reliever Brad Brach

It has been widely reported the Mets have had interest in Orioles reliever Brad Brach in exchange for one of their outfielders.  Apparently, there has been a snag in negotiations with the Orioles because the team wants the Mets to not only trade them either Jay Bruce or Curtis Granderson, but the Orioles also want the […]

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Mets Can Deal Prospects for Reliever, Checked in on Ziegler

An article by posted on 05/12/2016 0 Comments
Mets Can Deal Prospects for Reliever, Checked in on Ziegler

According to multiple sources including Buster Olney on Twitter, the Mets are one of thirteen teams that have checked in on free agent Brad Ziegler. Ziegler, 37, has been a very effective reliever since his debut in 2008. His funky motion has helped him to a career 2.44 ERA and he has pitched even better of […]

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Trade Jay Bruce, Not Curtis Granderson

An article by posted on 04/12/2016 0 Comments
Trade Jay Bruce, Not Curtis Granderson

With Yoenis Cespedes back in the fold, the Mets have to do what they probably would have had to do even if Cespedes signed elsewhere in free agency. The Mets are going to have to trade an outfielder. Because Michael Conforto still has a ton of potential, and because of how cheap he is, the […]

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A Blockbuster Trade That Could Help the Mets

An article by posted on 02/12/2016 0 Comments
A Blockbuster Trade That Could Help the Mets

It is officially trade season, the Winter Meetings begin this Sunday, December 4 and with a new collective bargaining agreement in hand, business is about to pick up on the hot stove. Now that Yoenis Cespedes is back in a Metropolitans uniform, General Manager, Sandy Alderson will begin to shape his roster and ready his […]

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