The Tampa Bay Rays are interested in Mets reliever Addison Reed, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. As of July 21, there were at least six teams interested in trading for Addison Reed, according to Newsday’s Marc Carig, who didn’t think any deal was close to being completed at the time. Reed is 1-2 with a 2.49 ERA and has 17 saves in 46 games for the Mets this season. Reactions and insight from Matthew Cerrone… July 24, 2017: It’s going to be impossible to predict where Reed ends up being traded, because there are a lot of teams interested and a lot of other pitchers available. That said, he will be getting moved. It has to happen. Reed is Sandy Alderson’s best shot at getting back
Posted: July 25, 2017, 11:06 pm
The Texas Rangers are ready to move ace pitcher Yu Darvish. All it will take is someone to meet their asking price. Sources told ESPN that Rangers general manager Jon Daniels began calling potential suitors Monday and telling them the team is open to trading Darvish for the “right deal.” If no team offers a return package to the Rangers’ liking, Daniels has informed clubs that Texas will hold on to Darvish and continue to make a push in the American League wild-card race. The latest development appears to be the Rangers’ most declarative statement yet on Darvish, who instantly becomes the prize catch of the trade deadline. After 4 p.m. ET next Monday, trades become considerably more challenging
Posted: July 25, 2017, 3:26 pm
The Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays are teams currently heading in different directions. Kevin Gausman pitched six strong innings, Adam Jones homered and the Orioles sent the Rays to their season-worst fifth straight loss, 5-0 Monday night. ”It all feeds off the starting pitching,” Jones said.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 3:15 am
The non-waiver trade deadline is on July 31, with the Mets expected to make a flurry of moves between now and then. Addison Reed, Jay Bruce, Lucas Duda, Asdrubal Cabrera, and Curtis Granderson, among others, could be on the move this year. As we await the Mets’ potential moves, here are the five biggest trade deadline deals in team history… Scott Kazmir to The Devil Rays for Victor Zambrano on July 30, 2004 The Mets were on the fringes of the playoff race and decided to trade the 20-year-old Kazmir — one of the best pitching prospects in all of baseball — for Zambrano. The 28-year-old Zambrano had a 4.43 ERA at the time and had posted an ERA under 4.22 just once in his five-year career to
Posted: July 25, 2017, 2:25 am