Category: ‘Quick Hits’

MLB Executives Rank Yoenis Cespedes as Baseball’s Top Left Fielder
January 19th, 2017 at 2:42 PM
With a lot of quiet time around Major League Baseball this month, many use January as an opportunity to evaluate teams to see who has put together the best talent. ESPN's Buster Olney has been busy polling baseball executives about some of the top players at each position, and the...

Trade Market for Jay Bruce Continues to Shrink for New York Mets
January 18th, 2017 at 11:28 AM
The New York Mets' efforts to move outfielder Jay Bruce via trade have gotten more difficult over the past few days. Many expected the Mets to wait for some key free agents, such as Jose Bautista and Mark Trumbo, to find new homes in order to make it easier to...

Report: New York Mets Seeking Two Prospects for Jay Bruce
January 16th, 2017 at 9:54 AM
The New York Mets have been trying to trade Jay Bruce for almost the entire winter, but what they have been asking for in return has been a bit of a mystery. Initial reports had the Mets angling to land a young reliever in exchange for Bruce, like Baltimore Orioles'...

New York Mets May Bring Jay Bruce to Spring Training
January 14th, 2017 at 12:05 PM
The trade market for outfielder Jay Bruce has played out much slower than New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson has anticipated. Despite trying to trade Bruce for over two months now, the Mets are still stuck with him as the market for sluggers has moved at a glacial pace....

Report: New York Mets May Need to Chip in Money to Move Jay Bruce
January 6th, 2017 at 7:22 PM
The outfield market finally started to move again today with outfielders Seth Smith and Jarrod Dyson getting traded. The New York Mets have their own outfielder they are trying to deal, lefty Jay Bruce, but after nearly two months they have made little progress on a potential deal. The big...