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New York Mets May Come to Regret Trading for Jay Bruce Instead of Jonathan Lucroy
September 3rd, 2016 at 12:45 PM
When the New York Mets were looking for offense prior to the trade deadline, the two names most commonly linked to them were outfielder Jay Bruce and catcher Jonathan Lucroy. While Lucroy was a strong fit on paper, the Mets didn't want to pay the high price for acquiring him...

New York Mets Land Reliever Fernando Salas from Los Angeles Angels
August 31st, 2016 at 10:46 PM
Just over an hour and a half before the deadline to add players to the 40 man roster and have them be eligible for the playoffs, the New York Mets managed to bolster their bullpen. The Mets have acquired right handed relief pitcher Fernando Salas from the Los Angeles Angels...

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...