Found December 19, 2011 on
MLB Trade Rumors:
The Athletics have already traded one of their young starting pitchers this offseason, but it wasn't Gio Gonzalez even though his name is popular on the trade rumor circuit. Here's the latest on the 26-year-old left-hander...
The Mets are unlikely to pursue Gonzalez according to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, with one team official saying talks never moved passed the preliminary phase. “Nothing serious,” said the official, with another source saying they are "unlikely" to continue pursuing the southpaw.
Martino says the Athletics asked the Yankees for Jesus Montero and top pitching prospects in exchange for Gonzalez when they discussed his availability earlier this winter.
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The Nationals, continuing their quest to add a left-handed starting pitcher, are pushing hard to land the Athletics' Gio Gonzalez, according to major-league sources.
Gonzalez, 26, is perhaps the hottest pitcher available on the trade market, and the Marlins, Red Sox and Rangers are among the other teams showing strong interest in him.
The Nats want an established lefty to go...
There is no doubt that the Detroit Tigers (as well as every other MLB team) would love to acquire the services of LHP Gio Gonzales from teh Oakland A’s. The A’s are currently looking to rebuild with fresh talent in preparation of having some young stars ready a few years from now when hopefully they move into a new stadium. That means teams can get in on a goo thing, and trade...
Trying to acquire A's left-hander Gio Gonzalez is the Nationals' top priority, according to a baseball source. The clubs are trying to work out a deal that would send four players to Oakland, and it is believed that Gonzalez will be traded soon.
Although the Mets recently discussed the possibility of acquiring Oakland starter Gio Gonzalez, they are unlikely to pursue the pitcher, according to two major league officials.
Oakland starter Gio Gonzalez's name has come up a lot this offseason, especially for someone who's not available via free agency. The latest team linked to the 26-year-old left-hander are the Washington Nationals, who are said to be "pushing hard" for the 2011 All-Star, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. Washington would reportedly likely have to part ways...
This passt weekend, Jon Heyman said the Mets will not include Jon Niese, Ike Davis or any top prospects in a package to the A’s for Gio Gonzalez.
Today, Andy Martino of the Daily News adds, though the Mets did discuss Gonzalez, “They are unlikely to pursue the pitcher,” according to two major league officials familiar with the team’s thinking.
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