Mets are officially the Yankees jealous ex-girlfriend and more

Mets are officially the Yankees jealous ex-girlfriend – DENVER, CO – AUGUST 02: Jay Bruce Yankees: On second thought, this could easily be do or die by Steve ContursiAnalysisThough the Yankees offered their crosstown rivals a far superior trade offer for Jay Bruce, the Mets decided to ship the veteran slugger to the Indians because of payback?The Mets are terrible. And I don’t just mean that because of their 51-61 record this season. Rather, the way they conduct business is downright comical. It all began during the 2016 trade deadline when Mets GM Sandy Alderson became upset that the Yankees ignored numerous phone calls in regards to potentially acquiring Andrew Miller and Aroldis Chapman.Alderson and company must have been fooling themselves, thinking they could actually put together a package […]

Reports: Blazers Remain in Mix to Land Melo – As the smoke continues to build for a potential Carmelo Anthony trade, the Portland Trail Blazers remain in the mix as a dark horse to land the 10-time All-Star. During an appearance on ESPN Radio’s The Russillo Show, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said Blazers stars CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard “have done a good job of recruiting” Anthony. Reports that McCollum and Lillard are working to get Anthony to waive his no-trade clause for a deal to Portland have been coming out for weeks. Source: Adam Wells of Bleacher Report Make sure to follow Basketball Insiders on Twitter at @BBallInsiders. Related ItemsNew York KnicksPortland Trail Blazers ← Previous Story Celtics Agree to Two-Way Deal with Jabari Bird Next Story → Kyrie […]

Aroldis Chapman escapes: Was he too rested? – With the biggest series of the season approaching, Joe Girardi didn’t want to use his biggest arm unless he had to this past week. With the Red Sox coming to town, the Yankees manager wanted Aroldis Chapman well-rested, in case the closer would be needed for all three games of the series. The plan fell perfectly into place — and nearly backfired. Pitching for the first time in six days, Chapman put the Yankees in position for their most devastating defeat of the season after walking the first three batters he faced in the ninth inning while holding a two-run lead, but the closer managed to escape with his 15th save of the season — thanks to Aaron Hicks’ game-saving […]

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