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20 Nov 2020 21:30:00
NY Mets

Sign P
Bauer
Morton
Hendriks

OF
Springer

C
McCann


Lineup
2b McNeil
CF Springer
RF Conforto
DH Alonso
1b D. Smith
3b JD Davis
LF Nimmo
SS Rosario / Gimenez
C McCann

Bench
Gimenez, Guillorme
M. Smith
Nido

Rotatiom
deGrom
Bauer
Stroman
Morton
Peterson / Thor

Pen
CL Hendriks
SU - Diaz
Lugo
Familia
Castro
Betances
Hand
Shreve

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12 Nov 2020 19:30:10
NY Mets Moves:

Trade with Cubs
Cubs get
JD Davis
A. Rosario
D. Peterson
M Vientos or B. Baty

Mets get
Bryant (fee agent after this year)
Yu Darvish
C Kimbrel (take on his full salary - 2021 16 mil + 1 mil 2020 buyout)

Cubs can use salary relief to resign Baez, Rizzo and Schwarber

Mets extend Bryant and have Darvish for this year and 2 more years

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04 Jan 2020 16:46:14
NY Mets

I don't fully understand why Mets would look to trade Lowrie with D. Smith BUT I did think of a scenario where it makes sense.

Trade above for prospects and /or salary relief

Use scary relief to sign Brock Holt and J. Iglesias to 1 year deals. This would greatly improve Mets flexibility and defense.
(I also think they should sign 1 more deliver - S Cishek and put Gsellman in AAA for depth)

Lineup
CF - Nimmo
3b - McNeil
1b - Alonso
RF - Conforto
LF - JD Davis / Cespedes
2b - Cano
SS - Rosario
C - Ramos
P

Bench - Solid
Marisnick - OF (defense)
B. Holt - 1b, 2b, 3b, LF, RF (depth / lefty PH)
JD Davis - 1b, 3b, LF (righty PH)
Iglesias - ss, 2b (defense)
nido - C (defense)

Starters
degrom
Thor
matz
stroman
Porcello
wacha (spot start every 3 times through rotation)

Pen
Diaz
Betances
Lugo
Wilson
Familia
Brach
Cishek*
wacha

dan3b22

1.) 06 Jan 2020 14:36:23
If they're trading Smith it better not be for salary relief. Lowrie only has 1 year left. I am all for trading Smith with Lowrie, but only if it nets us a quality prospect or bullpen piece.


 

 

11 Nov 2019 18:25:25
NY Mets Suggested Offseason to build a contender

Sign 6 Free Agents - FA
to build a good bench (esp. defensively) and a pen

This is a contending team to me

1. Nimmo - CF
2. Alonso - 1B
3. McNeil - 3b
4. JD Davis - LF
5. Conforto - RF
6. Rosario - SS
7. Cano / Lowrie - 2b
8. Ramos / Maldonado C

Bench
C - M. Maldonado - FA
SS / 2b - Inglesias - FA
OF - B. Hamilton - FA
1b / LF / lefty PH - D. Smith
2b / 3b / switch PH - Lowrie

Rotation
1. deGrom
2. Wheeler - FA
3. Thor
4. Matz
5. Stroman

Pen
CL - Lugo
D. Hudson - FA
D. Betances - FA
J Wilson
E Diaz
Familia
Gsellman

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24 Dec 2018 21:03:51
Cubs looking to dump payroll in order to make a run at Harper.

What do you think it'd cost the Cubs for a team to take on Heyward's contract?

I think they'd have to be willing to put J. Baez or even Bryant in a deal for a team to take on Heyward's 5 year / 100+ mil contract.

dan3b22

1.) 25 Dec 2018 23:34:05
They could take on an equally horrible contract.

Something like Cueto for Heyward + a mid-level prospect. (Heyward’s contract is still larger than Cueto’s remaining)


2.) 01 Jan 2019 15:56:07
But what is SF's motivation to do this? Are they going to take on enough money to make it worth the Cubs' while? And if they do take on enough money for the Cubs to make a move for Harper, wouldn't it take more than a mid-level prospect for the Giants to do so? If the Giants want to build up their farm the best they can for a couple years and then try for a quick turn around given their spending capabilities, is Heyward for 5 (! ) years @ $20M+ really what you want? I'd rather just pay Cueto and Samardzija for the next 2-3 years when you maybe aren't contending than have to pay Heyward $22M when you think your window could be back open.


 

 

 

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31 Dec 2018 16:46:28
Houston is said to have interest in Mets P Seth Lugo as a starter.

Not sure why Mets would do this unless they feel they can replace Lugo via free agency.

But - What do you think is a fair trade with Houston, keeoing in mind the Mets needs of CF, RP, SP and 3b?

dan3b22

1.) 31 Dec 2018 21:25:36
Lugo is 29 and has 4 years of team control remaining. I'm sure something revolving around Tony Kemp and Rogelio Armenteros would be pretty good.


2.) 24 Jan 2019 14:31:44
Lugo is a very solid, under the radar pitcher. as Thestatbook said, Armenteros would be a nice fit in a deal, but with the Mets crowded infield, I think that Tyler White (who can play a little bit of the outfield) would be a better fit.


 

 

23 Nov 2016 17:05:03
NY Mets 2017
Vs Righties
1. SS Cabrera
2. 3b Rivera
3. LF Cespedes
4. 1b Duda
5. 2b Walker
6. CF Grandy
7. RF Conforto
8. C d'Arnaud

Vs lefties
1. 3b Reyes
2. SS Cabrera
3. LF Cespedes
4. RF Pearce
5. 2b Walker
6. 1b Flores
7. CF Lagaras
8. C d'Arnaud

Bench
Lagares OF (all)
Pearce 1b / 2b / LF / RF
Reyes 3b / SS / 2b / LF
Flores IF (all)
R Rivera C


Starters
1. Thor
2. Degrom
3. Harvey
4. Matz
5. Gsellman / Wheeler

Pen
Familia
Holland / Feliz
Reed
Robles / Salas
Lugo
Smoker
Edjin / Logan.

dan3b22

1.) 23 Nov 2016 18:32:08
your point?


 

 

15 Jun 2016 23:17:34
NY Mets:
There are a lot of position players ailing
Sign Gourriel to play 3b (wright is done)
If walker is out for a while bring up Herrera
Loney is ok while Duda is out
D'Arnaud has to hit when he gets back
Bring up Nimmo to play LF (conforto needs to rest his wrist and deAza is atrocious.

dan3b22

1.) 16 Jun 2016 03:45:43
Gourriel would likely need some time in the minors to polish some things up.


2.) 10 Jul 2016 15:32:03
Wright isn't "done"


 

 

30 Dec 2015 14:16:09
Some low risk / High reward, out-of-the-box bullpen ideas:

1. Cliff Lee
2. Tim Lincicum
3. Brandon Morrow.

dan3b22

1.) 30 Dec 2015 17:26:47
Didn't Morrow resign with the Padres on a minor league deal?


 

 

11 Dec 2015 03:46:46
NY Mets

A perfect platoon CF for the Mets would be Corey Dickerson from Colorado (who say they want to trade a lefty batting OF) .

What do you think it would take for the Mets to give for Dickerson?

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11 Nov 2019 18:28:54
Easier solution

1. Keep Thor
2. Collect insurance $ for Cespedes for last year of contract
3. Hope Lowrie can be serviable for last year on contract
4. Spike Cano's food with PED's and get him a failed test / lifetime suspension.

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11 Nov 2019 18:26:32
If Cespedes doesn't play Mets collect most of his salary on insurance.

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11 Dec 2018 19:13:12
Simpler trade would be:
(other pieces may be involved)

Wheeler to Yanks

Andujar to Miami

Realmuto to Mets.

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11 Dec 2018 18:59:01
Simpler trade would be:
(other pieces may be involved)

Wheeler to Yanks

Andujar to Miami

Realmuto to Mets.

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01 Dec 2018 20:40:35
Arenado is a 1 year rental which decreases his trade value.

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