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New York Mets Acquire Tyler Clippard, Juan Uribe, and Kelly Johnson

The New York Mets made a pair of trades yesterday to add to their bench and bullpen depth. When you take the trades individually, they really don’t amount to much, but when you add the trades together you have to consider them to be contenders. First, they acquired Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta Braves for John Gant and Robert Whalen. Then, they turned around and...
Via The Fantasy Fix
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Mets' Uribe provides quick dividends after trade

Juan Uribe is already with his third team this season, but he needed less than 48 hours to endear himself to Mets fans.Uribe belted a walk-off single in the 10th inning Sunday to lift the Mets to a 3-2 victory over the Dodgers - the club with which he began the season. Uribe's heroics had the same Mets followers who mocked the team's lineup last week singing a different tune on Twitter...
Via Fox Sports
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A Quick Look at the Prospects in the Juan Uribe Trade

In an attempt to strengthen their under-achieving lineup, the Mets swung a deal for infielders Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta Braves on Friday evening. In exchange for the infielders’ services, the Mets sent right-handers Rob Whalen and John Gant to the Braves. Neither of these arms are highly touted prospects. Kiley McDaniel […]
Via Fangraphs
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Atlanta Braves Trade Uribe and Johnson to the Mets for Prospects

The Atlanta Braves traded third baseman Juan Uribe and utility player Kelly Johnson to the Mets for right-handed starters John Gant and Rob Whalen. Juan Uribe’s time in Atlanta was short, but productive. Uribe .272/.331/.409 and Johnson .275/.321/.451 have very solid offensive numbers while Uribe is also a good defensive presence despite his age, and Johnson can play five or...
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New York Mets deal for Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson from Atlanta Braves

A day after missing out on Aramis Ramirez to the Pittsburgh Pirates, a player many thought would be bound for Queens, the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves have agreed on a four player trade that will send third baseman Juan Uribe and utility player Kelly Johnson to the Mets, league sources told ESPN’s Jim Bowden. Mets and Braves close on deal that would send Juan Uribe and...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
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Braves trade Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson to Mets

Hey, the New York Mets got some offense! Sure, neither of the bats they acquired were the caliber of Justin Upton, but every little bit helps! On Friday, the club picked up Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta Braves, sending minor league pitchers Jon Gant and Rob Whalen to Atlanta. Rafael Montero is not part of this trade. I don't know who reported it. But it is Gant...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Reportedly Acquire Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson From the Braves

In desperate need of some type of offense, the New York Mets have reportedly struck a deal within the division to acquire veterans Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta Braves for two prospects. CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman reports that the deal is done: Whalen and Gant are the 2 pitchers going to braves. Deal is done. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 24, 2015...
Via Sportsnaut
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Mets Acquire Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson From Braves

According to Jim Bowden of ESPN on Twitter as well as various other sources, the Mets and Braves have reportedly finished a deal that has infielder Juan Uribe and utility man Kelly Johnson to the Mets in exchange for prospects John Gant and Robert Whalen. Uribe, 36, is a thirteen year veteran who has spent […]
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Spoke To Braves About Juan Uribe

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports,  the New York Mets have reached out to the Atlanta Braves about acquiring third baseman Juan Uribe. Heyman says the Braves want a mid-level prospect as long as any acquiring team is willing absorb the remaining $3 million dollars of Uribe’s salary. However, if a team were willing to up […]
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves, Dodgers complete six-player swap

It took a little while to get here, with an unexpected obstacle or two, but we’ve got a six-player trade between the Braves and the Dodgers. The youngest player involved is 27, the average age of the players is about 31, and this year they’ve all combined to be worth -1.2 WAR. Sounds to me […]
Via Fangraphs
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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