1 Mets trade worth exploring with the Braves, Marlins, and Phillies if they go into sell mode

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NY Mets trade offer to the Marlins: Mark Canha and Omar Narvaez for Jake Eder, Karson Milbrandt and Patrick Monteverde

This trade with the Marlins sends a pair to Miami. Outfielder Mark Canha and catcher Omar Narvaez look to give the Marlins offense a bit of a boost.

Canha provides the Marlins with some more veteran outfield depth. While they’ve gotten a nice season out of Bryan De La Cruz, Jazz Chisholm Jr. and Jesus Sanchez haven’t been so terrific. The Marlins don’t have a whole lot of decent outfield depth with DH Jorge Soler as the most logical player to slot into one of the corner spots if needed.

Narvaez’s presence might be more important for the Fish who barely got anything from Jacob Stallings at the plate. Nick Fortes, the heavier hitter of the catching tandem, is in a fight to keep his average over .200.

The Marlins are contending this year because of their pitching. The Mets don’t have a whole lot they can offer there so in this trade proposal the focus is on giving Miami a little more punch at the plate.

In return, the Mets pick up Jake Eder, Karson Milbrandt, and Patrick Monteverde. The number 4, 15, and 28th ranked prospects for Miami, they help the Mets continue to add pitching to the minor leagues.

Eder is a 24-year-old the Mets first tried to acquire in the 34th round of the 2017 draft. He opted to go to college and moved up to the fourth round when he was selected by the Marlins. He is 3-8 with a 2.39 ERA in 20 minor league starts.

Milbrandt, 19, hasn’t had nearly as much success. He is just 3-3 with a 5.16 ERA in 14 professional starts. He’s someone we’d have to hope helps the Mets out a little further down the line.

Monteverde, the oldest of the three, is behind the other two in prospect rankings but having the best season. He is 8-1 with a 1.93 ERA in 13 Double-A starts. To make sure the deal gets done, the Mets pick up a portion of the money owed to both veterans.