Originally Posted by Brooklyn Jet
At least be accurate.... they dealt him for one of the top catching prospects in all of baseball and another top pitching prospect, #3 in the Jays system.
They traded an aging pitcher at his highest value; thats not a bad move if you look at it impartially.
The facts as I see them are:
They traded a proven MLB pitcher who was going to get a big bump in pay for a couple of guys who have shown to have a lot of potential but zero MLB production.
The move dropped the Mets team payroll for the 2013 season.