On this date in 2001, the Yankees and Mets completed a rare trade with each other. The Bombers sent outfielder/DH David Justice to the Mets for third baseman Robin Ventura. The teams have exchanged players only six times in the last 50 years and nine times in total, with most deals involving minor leaguers or players of little consequence. Here's this week's look around the baseball blogosphere..
- Hidden VIgorish looks at players who underperform their FIP, including Tim Lincecum.
- Konsume says the big winners in Jacoby Ellsbury's new deal are the Red Sox.
- The Shea Faithful says that Curtis Granderson is a good step forward for the Mets.
- NASORB is happy to see Robinson Cano in Seattle.
- D Rays Bay breaks down the surplus value that Tampa Bay should seek in a David Price deal.
- Inside The Zona loves the Heath Bell deal from the D'Backs' perspective.
- Baseball Hot Corner wonders if Price is worthwhile for the Blue Jays.
- Outside Pitch previews the winter meetings for the Braves.
- Kingdome Of Seattle Sports looks at the importance of the Cano signing for the M's.
- Replacement Level Red Sox examines Boston's first base options.
- i70 Baseball says the Cardinals are likely done with major moves.
- The Giants Cove is worried.
- Blue Jays Plus is pretty frustrated as well.
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