Pete Alonso Was made available at the trade deadline. that’s all we learned in the moments that followed. but how close was he really to getting into New York Mets‘ Selling spree?

in the eyes of Milwaukee BrewersHe was within “field-goal range” of getting an All-Star first baseman from New York, according to athletic, Reportedly, the Brewers were understanding that they would have to give up at least one top-five prospect for Alonso, although the Mets felt the deal was not close.

Alonso is in the midst of another big offensive season. entering Wednesday’s game against atlanta braves, he has 39 home runs, 95 RBI, and a .224/.325/.531 slash line. The three-time All-Star will turn 29 in December and he’s a Free agent after 2024 season,

The Brewers, who are in first place in the NL Central at 70–57, fielded a formidable lineup under incumbent manager Craig Counsell; they’re in the bottom half mlb in runs (552, 20th in MLB) and hits (989, 28th).

In trade for Alonso, Milwaukee acquires first baseman carlos santana From pittsburgh pirates, Santana has six home runs and 13 RBI in 21 games with the Brewers, but boasts only a .184/.220/.402 slash line.

After a slow descent into the NL wild-card race, the Mets traded several reliable and/or key players: right-handed aces Max Scherzer And justin verlanderoutfielder Mark Kanha And Tommy Pham and relievers david robertson And Dominic Leon,

Barring a miraculous push late in the season, the Mets (59-68) would miss the playoffs after committing nearly $350 million in payroll in the offseason, and mlb record.

Pete Alonso of the Mets homers Corbin Burns to tie the game

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