Report: Mets Almost Traded Jacob deGrom To Red Sox For Kelly Shoppach

Jacob deGrom is one of the best young pitchers in baseball. Any major league general manager would love to have the New York Mets right-hander on his staff.

According to Peter Gammons, that dream almost became a reality for Boston Red Sox GM Ben Cherington.

A few years before deGrom became the National League Rookie of the Year, he was pitching for the St. Lucie Mets in the High-A Florida State League. And Cherington wanted him.

From GammonsDaily.com:

“In May, 2012,...

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