Good morning Mets fans!
Today, the Mets have a day off before they start a three-game set against the White Sox. Provided he is not traded before the game starts, Noah Syndergaard (7-5, 4.33 ERA) is due to start for the Mets. The game can be viewed on SNY and 880 WCBS at 20:1
Before the Mets dealt with the craze that is the trading date, they ended their fight against the pirates with an 8-7 victory. The Mets started the game with a six-run and held the victory for themselves. Michael Conforto was the third outfielder in franchise history, having completed three seasons with more than 20 home runs. The sweep was only the fourth part of the season for the Mets.
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Yesterday, the Mets announced that they had acquired right-handed Marcus Stroman and cash in exchange for Prospects . Simeon Woods Richardson and Anthony Kay . After a rough campaign in 2018, Stroman jumped back to 2.96 ERA, 3.52 FIP and 56.3 GB% and had a value of 2.9 fWAR. Stroman tweeted that he would wear No. 7 in New York and became the first starter jug in history to receive this number.
Stroman's ground-based approach fits in a bit oddly with his new team. The Mets have been statistically one of the worst field teams in recent years.
The Mets abandoned Kay and Woods-Richardson, who finished third and fourth in our interim foresight rankings. respectively. Kay flashed in the Double-A with a strong start to his year, but crashed back to Earth with the Syracuse Mets.
Meanwhile, Woods Richardson was drafted in the second round last year; his 2.55 FIP ranks seventeenth in the Minors among pitchers with 70 innings. With this trade, the Mets have now traded four of their first 13 selections of the 2018 draft.
Matt the Dekker posted on Instagram that he is retiring.
Jeff McNeil left yesterday's competition with a right tibia bruise after being hit by a pitch in his first game start.
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The Indians and Rays made a deal with former top prospects. Christian Arroyo . The Indians were given Arroyo and Hunter Wood in return for Ruben Cardenas and $ 250,000 in international bonus money.
The Rays also acquired the midfielder Eric Sogard . for two players to be named later.
The Giants designed Nick Vincent for use.
The Blue Jays plan to promote Top Prospects Bo Bichette to the Major Leaguers. per Sportsnet's Shi Davidi.
The Rangers returned the former Rule IV design of the Mets to Kyle Dowdy to the Indians.
The Rockies released Mark Reynolds and Seunghwan Oh .
According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times the Rangers made a small trade and acted for Rays & # 39; reliever Ian Gibaut .
Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports on the Athletics Backstop Release Nick Hundley .
The Yankees placed C.C. Sabathia on the 10-day IL with right knee inflammation and recalled Tyler Wade by Triple-A Scranton.
Alex Wood gave his long-awaited Reds debut Two Runs over 4.2 innings. Ryan Lavarnaway was commissioned by the DFA of the Reds to make room for Wood on the list.
Betsy Helfand of the St.Paul Pioneer Press tweeted that the twins had DFA ex-Met Carlos Torres .
Trevor Bauer launched a ball over the midfield wall after battling the Royals in his start.
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Ronald Acuna Jr. was taken from yesterday's game with neck stiffness.
At least at MMO
Joe D summed up Steven Matz his career start.
Tim Ryder takes a look at JD Davis production.
On this date in Mets history
1996: The Mets sent Jeff Kent and Jose Vizcaino to the Indians in exchange for Carlos Baerga and Álvaro Espinoza
2004: Eric Valent Engaged for the Cycle Against the Expos for the Eighth Time in the Franchise Story
Birthdays: Felix Mantilla (86)
Let's go & # 39; s!