The New York Mets shocked the baseball world acquiring all-star pitcher Marcus Stroman from the Blue Jays. With the Mets still chasing a playoff spot, SI Now assesses the logic behind this deal.
Did the Stroman trade spark the Mets' run to contention?
Before the MLB trade deadline, the New York Mets were heavily rumored to want to sell off their coveted pitchers. Instead, they shocked the sport and acquired Marcus Stroman from the Blue Jays, and now they've won 15 of 17 games to move within a game of a wild-card spot. SI Now’s Robin Lundberg and Ryan Asselta break down the team’s remarkable turnaround.