Category: ‘MLB Trades’

New York Mets Re-Acquire Jonathon Niese from Pittsburgh Pirates for Antonio Bastardo
August 1st, 2016 at 4:33 PM
The New York Mets' main move on the day was acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds, but they did sneak a second deal in right before the trade deadline. The move comes as a bit of a surprise as General Manager Sandy Alderson told reporters this afternoon that...

Report: New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds Revise Jay Bruce Deal After Medical Concerns Arise
August 1st, 2016 at 4:16 PM
The New York Mets and Cincinnati Reds' trade involving outfielder Jay Bruce took a strange turn this afternoon. Less than an hour after the deal was reported, word circulated that the deal was being held up due to a medical issue. In an eerie similarity to last year's Carlos Gomez...

Report: New York Mets on Verge of Acquiring Jay Bruce from Cincinnati Reds
August 1st, 2016 at 1:18 PM
For the second year in a row, the New York Mets have landed a slugging outfielder on deadline day. With just under three hours remaining until Major League Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline, the Mets have acquired outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds for outfielder Brandon Nimmo and two lower...

Pittsburgh Pirates’ GM Regrets Trading for Jonathon Niese
July 16th, 2016 at 6:13 AM
The New York Mets made one of their savviest moves of the winter when they traded starting pitcher Jonathon Niese to the Pittsburgh Pirates for second baseman Neil Walker. Walker has been a steady presence for the Mets at second base, batting .254 with 15 homers and 37 RBI's in...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
June 14th, 2016 at 3:56 PM
The New York Mets (34-28) are finally back home after another 10 game road trip. This trip saw the Mets go 5-5, which is not great but respectable considering how many injuries they are juggling. Neil Walker injured his back late in the trip while Michael Conforto was a new...