Originally written on MetsZilla  |  Last updated 12/16/12
According to the New York Post, the New York Mets are close to trading Cy Young winner RA Dickey to the Blue Jays in a seven-player deal built around elite catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud. #bbpBox_279980459092488192 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_279980459092488192 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; } #Mets #Bluejays still working thru matters, but feeling is they will get deal done to send Dickey to Tor December 15, 2012 11:05 am via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite @Joelsherman1 Joel Sherman #bbpBox_280044122725826562 a { text-decoration:none; color:#DB0F23; }#bbpBox_280044122725826562 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; } So to recap, Dickey, Thole and another player to Jays for d’Arnaud, Buck, Syndergaard and another player was on table this morning. December 15, 2012 3:18 pm via Mobile Web (M5)ReplyRetweetFavorite @NYPost_Mets Mike Puma According to the Post, “The Blue Jays will not be willing to swap d’Arnaud, who grew up idolozing Mike Piazza, unless Dickey signs an extension with them, Sherman reports on his Twitter. …Toronto must be confident he will with trade talks progressing.” According to Baseball America, d’Arnaud ranks as the #1 prospect in the Blue Jays organization, receiving the highest rankings for both batting average and power in their farm system, while Syndergaard ranked as the team’s top pitching prospect. “[d'Arnaud has] a chance to be an offensive catcher with .275 BA, 20-25 homers,” a scout who has watched him play said, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York.  “Works with pitchers well and calls a good game. Still needs work blocking balls to his right. Future good No. 6 hitter with potential leadership.” Whether you agree or disagree with the decision to trade R.A., you have to give Sandy Alderson and the Metsexcutives a ton of credit. First of all, it’s a bold move to trade a fan favorite — coming off a Cy-Young Award winning season — for prospects. More impressively then having the stones to make such a move is the fact the GM will have added three of the top 50 prospects in baseball with two trades.  As Sherman tweets, that is #prettygood. #bbpBox_280142677209649152 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_280142677209649152 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; } If this goes thru, Alderson will have cashed Beltran/Dickey into 3 Top 50 prospects: Wheeler/d’Arnaud/Syndergaard. #Mets #prettygood December 15, 2012 9:49 pm via webReplyRetweetFavorite @Joelsherman1 Joel Sherman
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Warriors trade David Lee to Celtics for Gerald Wallace

Report: Giants staff to visit Jason Pierre-Paul in hospital

Rivers believes Gates' PED use was unintentional

Favre felt 'bothered' by Green Bay's decision to trade him

Ned Yost explains Alex Rodriguez’s All-Star Game snub

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Donovan McNabb arrested for DUI after rear-ending car

It is progress time for the Philadelphia 76ers

Andrew Luck talks Super Bowl hopes and Patriots

Rapper rips David West for taking pay cut to join Spurs

Report: Kevin Garnett will return for 21st NBA season

Packers plan to keep TE Andrew Quarless despite arrest

'Corrected' 2015 MLB All-Star Game picks

NHL expansion process begins, application cutoff set for Aug. 10

Cardinals send rookies to Starbucks to pick up order

Mark Cuban fined for discussing Matthews and Jordan deals

Baseball's most productive low-authority hitters of all-time

USWNT's World Cup triumph four years in the making

Cubs announcer defends saying 'no-hitter' during game

MLB scout hiring and pay practices challenged in lawsuit

MLB's 2015 All-Star snubs

Gronk, David Ortiz in latest Dunkin Donuts iced coffee video

Bridgewater on Vikings: 'we’re not as good as what we think'

Floyd Mayweather officially stripped of welterweight title

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

'Corrected' 2015 MLB All-Star Game picks

MLB's 2015 All-Star snubs

Gronk, David Ortiz in latest Dunkin Donuts iced coffee video

The 2015 All-Star reserves & pitchers

Are LeBron, Cavs just playing teenage games?

Bucks threatens move to Vegas, Seattle

Bryce Harper to skip Home Run Derby

Video shows De'Andre Johnson punching woman

Odell Beckham Jr. poses for nude version of 'The Catch'

Report: Giants pull offer to Pierre-Paul

Report: Jordan was tired of Chris Paul

2015 All-Star starters announced

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.