Tag: trade

Marlins Could Make a Play For Cespedes

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Could Make a Play For Cespedes

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, the Miami Marlins may be a suitor for Yoenis Cespedes once he opts out of the remaining two years of his contract with the New York Mets. The Marlins interest should not be all that surprising. Dating back to the days of Livan Hernandez, the Marlins have valued their […]

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Mets Interested in Smyly, Looking to Upgrade at Catcher?

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Interested in Smyly, Looking to Upgrade at Catcher?

Shots fired… Was searching for some Mets news late last night and while this certainly doesn’t qualify as news I came across the following while skimming through articles on Fox Sports. This article says that the New York Mets have popped up in some recent rumors regarding left-handed starter Drew Smyly of the Tampa Bay Rays. President […]

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Should the Mets Re-Sign Kelly Johnson?

An article by posted on October 21, 2016 0 Comments
Should the Mets Re-Sign Kelly Johnson?

For the second straight season the Mets had injuries that led to a shortage of viable options off the bench and found themselves needing to trade for the services of Kelly Johnson. Johnson was surprisingly even better in his second stint with the Mets hitting .268/.328/.459 with eight doubles, nine home runs and 24 runs […]

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Should Mets Make A Play For Miguel Cabrera?

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Make A Play For Miguel Cabrera?

I’m not totally crazy, I promise. Why would the Tigers trade an 11-time All Star, 4-time AL Batting Champion, the first Triple Crown winner in 45 years — Basically, a no-doubt first-ballot Hall of Famer? Well, I can’t speak for Tigers GM Al Avila. However, I can at least try and convince him, and you, to […]

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MLB Exec Thinks Mets Could Deal Jay Bruce

An article by posted on October 18, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Exec Thinks Mets Could Deal Jay Bruce

There’s absolutely no question that the New York Mets will exercise the $13 million dollar option on outfielder Jay Bruce as soon as the World Series comes to an end. That much is clear. What isn’t so clear is what happens next. Clearly, Bruce had a rough go of it in New York, a city […]

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Fernando Salas Could Be 7th Inning Fixture

An article by posted on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
Fernando Salas Could Be 7th Inning Fixture

As September 1 was rapidly approaching, Sandy Alderson knew he needed to add a viable arm for a bullpen that has had inconsistencies and injuries throughout the 2016 season. Jim Henderson being overused and then succumbing to a DL stint due to bicep tendinitis comes to mind. Or Hansel Robles losing command and control in […]

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Jay Bruce Denies Report He Didn’t Want to Be a Met

An article by posted on September 5, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Denies Report He Didn’t Want to Be a Met

Jay Bruce denied a report by the Dayton Daily News that he did not want to be traded to New York under any circumstances. Bruce admitted the Big Apple wasn’t his preference, but that the report was exaggerated.  “That’s not how it went,” he said. “I got a chance to come play in a playoff race, […]

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Reds Wanted Pitching Prospect Thomas Szapucki Included In Jay Bruce Deal

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Reds Wanted Pitching Prospect Thomas Szapucki Included In Jay Bruce Deal

According to Brooklyn Cyclones beat writer Mark Suleymanov, the Cincinnati Reds wanted pitching prospect Thomas Szapucki included in the Jay Bruce deal, but the Mets balked at including him in the trade. Szapucki, a Toms River, New Jersey native, was just named to MiLB Pipeline’s Prospect Team of the Week for the third time in his brief […]

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Mets Acquire Jay Bruce For Dilson Herrera and LHP Max Wotell

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Jay Bruce For Dilson Herrera and LHP Max Wotell

The New York Mets today announced that the club has acquired three-time All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for infielder Dilson Herrera and minor league left-handed pitcher Max Wotell. Bruce, 29, was named an All-Star for a third time this season and is batting .265 (98-370) with 22 doubles, six triples, […]

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Rangers To Acquire Jonathan Lucroy

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Rangers To Acquire Jonathan Lucroy

The Mets are no longer in the running to acquire Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy who will be dealt to the Texas Rangers along with Jeremy Jeffress for three prospects including Lewis Brinson and Luis Ortiz. Update – Aug 1 If you’re wondering why talks between the Mets and Brewers essentially went nowhere with Jonathan Lucroy, Mike Puma […]

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