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    Stroman to the Mets

    No word on the Jays return, although JP Morosi says Syndergaard is NOT a part of the deal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by revo View Post
    No word on the Jays return, although JP Morosi says Syndergaard is NOT a part of the deal.



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    That’s crazy, what are the Mets doing?

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    Jays get pitching prospects Anthony Kay and Simeon Woods-Richardson, the #4 and #6 pitching prospects in their system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by revo View Post
    Jays get pitching prospects Anthony Kay and Simeon Woods-Richardson, the #4 and #6 pitching prospects in their system.
    Surprised that they couldn't get a bigger headliner...maybe they try and flip him yet before the deadline if they can't deal Thor?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fuhrdog View Post
    Surprised that they couldn't get a bigger headliner...maybe they try and flip him yet before the deadline if they can't deal Thor?
    It would be a great play, if they can. Neither of the guys they gave are the sort that will really be missed all that much.

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    Stroman is a Long Island guy who grew up a Mets fan.
    it's irrelevant - except to the Mets.

    I expect Thor to go to the Padres for CF Margot and a stud prospect.

    that would mean the Mets improved their already reasonable rotation AND their awful defense.

    if the prospect is as good as they just gave up, it might be - dare I say - smart.

    it's a shame for the Yankees that their GM appears to be on vacation. the Mets rotation without Stroman already was better than the Yankees rotation.
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    yeah, it would have been nice to get the kinda haul that TB got for Archer but it was unrealistic. Richardson seems to have a pretty high ceiling, but there's always that tinstaapp thing, esp with 18-yr-olds.

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    Apparently Stroman threw a shit fit in the clubhouse when he found out he was traded to the Mets, as he was hoping to be traded to a contender. Ouch. Welcome to New York!

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    Quote Originally Posted by revo View Post
    Apparently Stroman threw a shit fit in the clubhouse when he found out he was traded to the Mets, as he was hoping to be traded to a contender. Ouch. Welcome to New York!
    He’ll fit right in.

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