The Mets would have received shortstop Ian Desmond, the Nats would have received Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar and the Rays would have received Mets prospects.
While he does not even come close to comparing to Mark Teixeira defensively, Kendrys Morales, 30, is a switch-hitter who can definitely help a Yankees offense that’s struggled all season.
The Mariners, who went 71-91 last season and have holes all over, are having all kinds of trouble putting together cash to add complementary pieces around Cano in a lineup that struggled mightily to score runs last season.
What could be more storybook than Jeter leading a rag-tag group of Yankees that nobody believed in into the playoffs?
The Mets and Blue Jays have agreed in principle on a deal involving Cy Young Award-winner R.A. Dickey, according to multiple reports.
The ball is in David Wright’s court after the Mets have offered him a multi-year extension.
The Terry Francona era is over in Boston. The manager who led the Red Sox to their first World Series championship in 86 years is out after one of the worst months in club history.
A Carlos Beltran trade might make some Mets fans upset. Or Yankees fans. According to FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal, two New York rivals — the Phillies and Red Sox — are “among the most aggressive suitors” for Beltran.