Tag: trade

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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Murphy On a Roll, But With A Future Less Certain Than Ever

An article by posted on June 2, 2015 0 Comments
Murphy On a Roll, But With A Future Less Certain Than Ever

Daniel Murphy had another huge night at the plate in last night’s 7-0 win over the Padres. Murphy collected four hits in five at-bats, including his 13th double of the season and fourth home run. With the fantastic night at the plate, Murphy raised his batting line to .286/.337/.418, back to almost exactly what he’s […]

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ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

Baseball analyst and former GM Jim Duquette came up with three potential scenarios in trying to construct the perfect Mets and Cubs trade in an article for MLB.com. He points out that Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer recently acknowledged that the two sides have had ongoing dialogue to see if there is a good fit. […]

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Mets Trying To Trade Nieuwenhuis

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Trying To Trade Nieuwenhuis

Assistant general manager John Ricco said the New York Mets “are doing their due diligence” to see if a trade option exists before trying to pass outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis through waivers. (Adam Rubin, ESPN New York) Nieuwenhuis, 27, was batting .079 (3 for 38) with a .257 OPS this season before he was designated for assignment on Tuesday. […]

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Featured Post: Sandy’s Next Move Should Be Trading Quantity For Quality

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Sandy’s Next Move Should Be Trading Quantity For Quality

While having too much pitching is deemed a myth by many baseball fans, I believe the New York Mets have officially reached this paradox. Rare as it is to have so much depth, the Mets are crossing the point from developing their prospects to perhaps hindering them by keeping them in the minor leagues. When […]

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ESPN: Mets Top Landing Spot For Tulowitzki

An article by posted on May 17, 2015 0 Comments
ESPN: Mets Top Landing Spot For Tulowitzki

Despite statements by Colorado Rockies GM Jeff Bridich that Troy Tulowitzki is not available for trade, Jim Bowden of ESPN (Insider Subscribers) writes that ultimately Tulo will be dealt in a blockbuster deal for the good of the organization. He lists the top five likely trade destinations as the Mets, Yankees, Mariners, Padres and Nationals. […]

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Tulowitzki Meets Agent Today To Discuss Trade Request

An article by posted on May 14, 2015 0 Comments
Tulowitzki Meets Agent Today To Discuss Trade Request

Today is the day that Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is meeting with his agent to discuss his future and formally asking the team to be traded, as was initially reported by Joel Sherman of the New York Post. I’ve asked five different people who are close to the Mets and not one believes there’s any chance of Tulowitzki […]

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Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Deal With Cubs Unlikely, Mets Unwilling To Move Young Arm

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets have not yet written off Wilmer Flores as their No. 1 shortstop. However, he adds that the consensus among in-the-know observers is that at some point they will need to pull the trigger and obtain a top-tier shortstop if they truly plan to capitalize on […]

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