In the midst of the Mets playoff push, the team traded a player to the Philadelphia Phillies for pitcher Matt Duffy and outfielder Mark Reynolds, the New York Post’s Jason Beck reports.
The trade is worth $2.2 million.
The Mets will receive outfielder Matt Duffy, infielder Justin Morneau and minor league catcher Jordan Hicks.
A source with knowledge of the transaction told Beck the Mets will send outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury and outfielder Jacob Pacheco.
The deal is worth about $3.8 million.
A person familiar with the transaction said that the Mets also will receive minor league shortstop Jharel Cotton and minor leaguer Tyler Glasnow, according to Beck.
The Phillies traded infielder Joe Blanton to the Mets in a two-player trade on Tuesday.
Blanton is owed $1.2.5 million, according a source with first-hand knowledge of Tuesday’s deal.
The move was expected.
The Cubs traded outfielder Jhonny Peralta to the Cubs for outfielder Alexei Ramirez, catcher Anthony Rizzo and minor-league pitcher Brandon Morrow, according.
The package includes Ramirez, Rizzon and Morrow, the Cubs told Beck.
In addition, the Mets sent minor league pitchers Drew Moseley, Tyler Vargas and Jake Peavy to the Cardinals for minor league infielder Brandon McCarthy, minor leagury pitcher Joe Panik and minor League pitcher Zach Eflin, according the Post.
The Cardinals will receive Mosely, Vargas, Eflisin and McCarthy, the Post reported.
The Marlins and Cubs traded minor league outfielder Aaron Blair to the Mariners for minor leager Garrett Jones, minor league pitching prospect Jedd Gyorko and a conditional 2019 first-round draft pick, the Sun Sentinel’s Jeff Passan reported.
Jones is owed about $1 million, Passan added.
The Rockies traded minor leamer Nick Pivetta to the Dodgers for minor-leaguer David Hernandez, Minor League pitcher Jose De Leon and an outfielder who can play shortstop, according Ross D. Franklin of USA Today.
The Dodgers and Mets were both tied with four games remaining in the regular season.
The Astros were also tied with six games remaining.
The Padres were tied with two games remaining and the Diamondbacks were tied for third.