The New York Mets have acquired pitcher Marcus Stroman from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for minor league pitcher Anthony Kay and minor league pitcher Simeon Woods-Richardson, per multiple reports.
Stroman, 28, is a righthanded pitcher who was a first round pick of the Jays in 2012. While he had a down 2018 season, Stroman has a 2.96 ERA and a 3.52 FIP this year, and is considered, along with Mike Minor, one of the top starting pitchers available on the trade market. Like Minor, Stroman is a free agent after 2020.
Kay, 24, was the 31st overall pick of the 2016 draft. A righthanded pitcher, Kay has split the 2019 season between AA and AAA. In AA this year, Kay had a 1.49 ERA in 12 starts, but has put up a 6.61 ERA in 7 starts in AAA.
Woods-Richardson, 18, was a 2nd round pick out of a Sugar Land high school in 2018. He has a 4.25 ERA in 20 starts in the Sally League.
Kay was the 4th ranked prospect in the Mets system by Baseball America in their updated rankings, and Woods-Richardson the 6th ranked prospect in the Mets system.
I would think that, if a package like this is best offer on the table for Mike Minor, the Rangers will likely not sell. That said, I could be wrong.