The Mets go into a crucial three game series in Atlanta with a deep line-up and rotation, which is what Brodie van Wagenen envisioned when trading for the best closer in baseball. It is time for the Edwin Diaz that the GM thought he was acquiring to make an appearance, or the Mets do not really have much of a chance to get to October.
If these moves alongside the return of Nimmo and Smith can get the Mets into the postseason, anything can happen in October with their rotation.
Since losing to the San Francisco Giants on the 21st July, the New York Mets are the hottest team in baseball, winning 13 of their last 15 games and muscling their way into the heart of an intense National League wildcard race.
While the Mets will be losing very little next year and this deal puts the 2020 team in even better situation, it was a buyer-type acquisition that has more impact on the team’s battle to change the outcome of the season, and that’s one of the reasons why Syndergaard is not going anywhere.
Marcus Stroman was traded to the New York Mets on Sunday, three days before the trade deadline. The Mets gave up pitching prospects but improve rotation.
The San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers and Houston Astros are all interested in trading for New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard this month, as reported by MLB.com's Jon Morosi.
The All-Star break is upon us, so it seems a fitting time to look back at the first half of the season. The MVP, Rookie of the Year and Cy Young awards are set to be closely fought throughout the remainder of the campaign, but if the season ended today, who would win them?
Miami Marlins have been contacted about the availability of Jose Urena, Craig Mish reported.
Of every team that has been ‘linked’ with Dallas Keuchel, none make as much sense as the New York Mets.
New York Mets were one of MLB's busiest teams this offseason, adding several big names through trade and free agency.