Deadline Notes: Rockies, Story, Mets, Bryant, Gibson, Nationals, Dodgers
The Rockies reportedly obtained affords for All-Star shortstop Trevor Story from the Yankees, Brewers, White Sox, and Rays previous to Friday’s commerce deadline, per Jon Heyman of the MLB Community (by way of Twitter). The Rockies have been criticized for his or her failure to maneuver Story, provided that they’re all however assured to lose him as a free agent after the season. They’ll get a draft choose when he departs, and their entrance workplace didn’t deem any of the affords obtained as appreciably higher than that draft choose can be.
Regardless of all of the discuss, the Mets by no means got here significantly near buying Kris Bryant from the Cubs, per Mike Puma of the New York Put up (by way of Twitter). The 2 golf equipment had been clearly in regular communication — and ultimately consummated a deal for Javier Baez — however the Cubs stored the dialog away from Bryant. Given how lengthy Bryant had been “on the block,” the Cubs actually had a way of what was accessible.
The Mets did, nonetheless, discover the associated fee for Kyle Gibson of the Rangers, notes Puma, however the Rangers knowledgeable them that that they had a greater provide on the desk from the Phillies.
The Nationals had the items in place for a deal that will have despatched Max Scherzer to the Padres on Thursday night time, however in addition they had a deal in place with an American League East group, per Juan Toribio of MLB.com. The Yankees, Blue Jays, Rays, and Pink Sox had been all mentioned to have curiosity in Scherzer at one level or one other.
As for the Dodgers’ aspect of that deal eventual deal, they had been intent on holding onto Ryan Pepiot, Bobby Miller, and Landon Knack, regardless of wide-ranging curiosity in that trio of arms.