The Mets’ blogosphere blew up on Thursday after the Daily News’ Andy Martino reported that the Mets were very intrigued at the prospects of trading for the Marlins’ power-hitting dynamo Giancarlo Stanton. Why not, the Marlins have almost traded their entire roster in the last year; why not try to pry away the most coveted asset on the team in Stanton?
As you can imagine, any trade involving Stanton would come at a steep price and the asking price is indeed steep with inside sources saying for a trade to occur, the Mets would have to part ways with both Travis d’Arnaud and Zack Wheeler.
As you can imagine, this trade talk led everyone in Mets’ fan hood to collectively say wow, with many fans having differing viewpoints. First of all, is this all idle chatter or as Martino points outs in his article is there “heat” to this possibility?
Some argue that the Marlins asking price is just too much. Most Mets’ fans are enticed by the possibility of adding one of the preeminent sluggers in ...