Tag: trade

Featured Post: Alderson’s Conundrum vs Fans’ Expectations

An article by posted on July 17, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Alderson’s Conundrum vs Fans’ Expectations

With the trade deadline fast approaching let’s talk about our options. Let’s talk about our needs. Let’s talk about availability. Let’s get all of these things out of the way so we can better understand what Sandy Alderson and the Mets are up against. I’m pretty certain that everyone knows what the main problem is […]

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Cafardo: Tulowitzki and CarGo Would Be Solid Trade Options For Mets

An article by posted on July 13, 2015 0 Comments
Cafardo: Tulowitzki and CarGo Would Be Solid Trade Options For Mets

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe took a look at five teams that need to make a move and he prominently tabs the Mets and had some interesting things to say about them. “Mets fans have waited since 2006 for a playoff team. The Mets are competing with the Cubs, Diamondbacks, Giants, and Braves for the […]

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With A’s In Holding Pattern, Ben Zobrist Staying Put For Now

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
With A’s In Holding Pattern, Ben Zobrist Staying Put For Now

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the A’s are still in a holding pattern and unsure if they’ll be buyers or sellers before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. That means that at least for the time being, Ben Zobrist is most likely staying put. Last week we learned that the Mets and Oakland A’s were discussing a […]

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Despite Recent Run Of Success, Interest In Jon Niese Remains Stagnant

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Recent Run Of Success, Interest In Jon Niese Remains Stagnant

Despite the recent run of success by lefthander Jon Niese, Andy Martino of the Daily News says it’s done little if anything to increase his value or interest in him. Baseball people he checked in with were impressed that Niese had pitched well against quality teams like the Blue Jays, Cubs and Giants, but noted […]

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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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