Major League Baseball trade rumors: Blue Jays sending Marcus Stroman to Mets

Marcus Stroman

Marcus Stroman

With the trade deadline looming, it was only a matter of time before he would venture south of the border.

The Dodgers do need bullpen help regardless, and while it is believed that they will get it, the need may be indirectly address through the acquisition of a top-tier starting pitcher.

The Blue Jays have yet to make any major moves, but with Marcus Stroman set to pitch on Monday, a move for the 28-year-old starter could be on the horizon.

Toronto reportedly will receive pitching prospects in exchange for the right-hander, per MLB Network's Mark Feinsand.

The Blue Jays would not confirm the trade, but did say Stroman wouldn't be accompanying the team on its charter flight to Kansas City.

Liverpool complete signing of teenage winger Harvey Elliott
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In eight minor league starts for Florida this season, Beck has 39 strikeouts to 14 walks in 36.2 innings pitched to go along with a 5.32 ERA.

Stroman led the Toronto Blue Jays to some of the most successful and exciting years in franchise history, Stroman was one of a few remaining pieces of the successful Blue Jays roster.

ESPN's Keith Law had Kay and Woods-Richardson ranked as the No. 6 and No. 7 prospects in the Mets system before the season. "There's been no willingness from the front office to sign me, so I've just come to terms with it".

The fourth-place Mets are 11 1/2 games behind the Atlanta Braves in the National League East and are six games back in the Wild Card race.

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