Blue Jays Send Marcus Stroman to Mets

The Blue Jays sent Marcus Stroman to the Mets. 
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The Blue Jays sent righthanded pitcher Marcus Stroman and cash considerations to the Mets in exchange for pitching prospects Anthony Kay and Simeon Woods-Richardson, the team announced Sunday. 

The news was first reported by MLB Network's Jon Morosi and The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal

Toronto had reportedly been shopping Stroman in the previous weeks.

Rosenthal also reported that the Mets and Padres are not close to a Noah Syndergaard trade, meaning New York's pending acquisition of Stroman appears to be independent of any potential Syndergaard deal. Earlier in the week, it was rumored that the Mets were going to deal Syndergaard to San Diego and then use some of the propsects acquired to get Stroman.

Stroman has a 2.96 ERA this season, going 6-11 with 99 strikeouts in 21 games.

The Mets are 50-55 this season, going 6-4 in their last 10 games and winning four straight. They are six games out in the NL wild-card race.