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NY Mets: 6 All-Stars we could see traded to Queens this month

May 13, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Logos for the 2021 MLB All-Star Game are on display during the fourth inning of the game between the Colorado Rockies and the Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
May 13, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Logos for the 2021 MLB All-Star Game are on display during the fourth inning of the game between the Colorado Rockies and the Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
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Jul 1, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Bryan Reynolds (10) catches a fly ball hit by Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Daniel Robertson (not pictured) for a sacrifice fly RBI during the sixth inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

NY Mets All-Star trade candidate Bryan Reynolds

Rising Apple’s Michael Calascione went deep into a potential trade for this Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star already so I advise you to look into what he had to say for further analysis.

But I have two cents, too.

Bryan Reynolds has had a rich man’s Oreo career thus far. In 2019, he hit .314 and finished fourth in the Rookie of the Year voting. Dreadful in 2020 with a .189 batting average, he has managed to turn his career around in 2021 with his first All-Star selection.

I call it a rich man’s Oreo because only the wealthy can afford a cookie with two cream fillings on the outside. Thought I might clarify.

Reynolds is an outfielder which might not entice every Mets fan. Given the struggles of Michael Conforto and the constant fear of another injury, Reynolds would probably arrive to New York as a part-time player.

The issue the Mets face is his actual availability. Nowhere near free agency and making pennies in the world of Major League Baseball, there’s no actual rush to trade Reynolds. A nice player to consider in the future or even in the offseason, the cost to add him this month is going to exceed what I believe the Flushing front office is willing to pay.

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