UPDATE (6:41PM): The Mets are sending Woods Richardson and LHP Anthony Kay to the Blue Jays in exchange for Stroman, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN.
UPDATE (6:26PM): Class A RHP Simeon Woods Richardson was a name discussed between the two clubs, although Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic is reporting that his inclusion in the deal is unconfirmed. Woods Richardson was a 2018 draft pick by the Mets and is currently ranked #6 in New York’s system, according to MLB Pipeline.
The New York Mets, long rumored to be sellers at the upcoming trade deadline, have swung a deal to acquire starter Marcus Stroman from the Toronto Blue Jays. This deal does not involve Mets ace Noah Syndergaard. Stroman currently boasts a 6-11 record with a 2.96 ERA with the Blue Jays this season.
More details to come.