5 Mets players whose trade value is increasing

The team's recent winning ways may have something to do with this.
Starling Marte is batting .405 over his last 12 games.
Starling Marte is batting .405 over his last 12 games. / Elsa/GettyImages
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2) Luis Severino

For all that Luis Severino has gone through over the past 12 months, he has turned into an important asset for the Mets this season. He leads the team with 78.1 innings pitched, and has consistently given the Mets length, pitching at least five innings and 88 pitches or more in every start this season. For teams that need starting pitching help, he will help shorten a manager's game when it comes to managing his bullpen and gives his team a chance to win the games he starts.

Severino has also turned in quality this season, and especially recently. In 13 starts this season, he is 4-2 with a 3.12 ERA and a 122 ERA+. In three of his last four starts, he has given up just one run while pitching at least six innings. His 18.6 percent strikeout rate is not as high as it was earlier in his career, but a change in scenery has helped his career to get back on the right track.

Now, he is ready to contribute for playoff contenders that need starting pitching, such as the Orioles or the Reds, as his trade value keeps increasing for each quality outing he turns in with the Mets.