Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 10/7/12
In November of last year there was a rumor of a Mets-Angels trade involving David Wright. As with most rumors, it’s hard to say if there were actual talks between the two teams or if it was something created by a drunken journalist in a bar or a blogger in his mom’s basement. Most versions had the Mets acquiring Peter Bourjos, along with another player or two.Mets fans were shocked that their star player would only fetch a slap-hitting outfielder and chaff while Angels fans saw no reason to trade a Gold Glove-level CF who posted a 116 OPS+ in his first year in the majors (much less throw in anything else) for an expensive 3B who was an injury risk and who was under team control for just one year.Fast forward a year and this is what we saw unfold for the principals in this deal: Wright stayed healthy the entire season, posted his highest OPS since 2008 and returned to being a Gold Glove-level defender at third. Meanwhile, Bourjos was limited to just 195 PA, posted a .606 OPS an...
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