Toronto's Blue Jay Marcus Strumman is traded with the New York Mets in exchange for the prospects of Anthony Kay and Simeon Woods Richardson, sources of Jeff Passan from ESPN confirmed. 6 and 7 in the Mets before the season
MLB.com is the first to report on trade.
Stroman, the first All-Star this season, is 6-11 at 21 starts with 2.96 ERA. The 28-year-old has the third lowest household (1.9%) in the American League.
However, the Metz has turned only 71% of the ground balls to outs this season,
Stroman has a 2.93 career ERA and 11 qualifies in 20 games against the National League. He never bet on Citi Field.
The 28-year-old retired to social media on Sunday to bid farewell to the city he played for the last 6½ years.
Toronto, I love you … forever! 45
– Marcus Strawman (@ MStrooo6) July 28, 2019
Straham thought he might have been moved before the closing date for trading on Wednesday, and shouted, "This is my house!" retiring from the field in his last home game for Toronto last Wednesday.
"I've always been emotional, I feel like I've had a pretty good name like Blue Jay," says the fiery right hand. after the game. "There was no desire on the part of the front office to sign me, so I just agree with him and I'm ready to dominate wherever he is, absolutely dominating."
Kay, 24, was chosen by Mets in the first round of the MLB project for 2016. Righty was dominating the Double-A to start the season by releasing the 1.49 ERA in 12 starts, but fought his promotion to Triple-A last month
Woods Richardson, 18, second round in 2018, there is 4.25 ERA at 20 starts in class A.