3 trade destinations for the starting pitchers the Mets are reportedly willing to deal

These three MLB teams could use one of the Mets pitchers on their roster.
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2) Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins will need a little more to push themselves further into contention. They don’t have a truly electric offense and their starting rotation has underachieved outside of Joey Ryan and Simeon Woods Richardson.

The Twins could use an upgrade or at least some more starting pitching depth. Pablo Lopez and Chris Paddack haven’t been sharp. Bailey Ober, their weakest starter with minor league options, would end up as the casualty if Minnesota did add at the trade deadline in a deal with the Mets for a starting pitcher.

Quintana would actually be a bit of an upgrade for them and would give the Twins a lefty starter which they lack. Quintana instead of Ober might not be too preposterous. Quintana has pitched in plenty of big games in the past. He might not have the nastiest of stuff, but the experience is something the Twins starters lack.

Of course, if the Twins are a match for Quintana they’d also be one for Manaea who happens to throw from the left side as well. Either one could be a candidate for the Twins in an attempt to secure a playoff spot.