Brodie Van Wagenen’s Work On Display In 2021 Spring Training
This is the first week of Spring Training, and we are seeing some of the moves Brodie Van Wagenen made on full display. First up was Jarred Kelenic:
Jarred Kelenic, folks.
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Then, we had Simeon Woods Richardson on the mound striking batters out:
— Keegan Matheson (@KeeganMatheson) March 3, 2021
Both players are Top 100 prospects he tried to tell is were really five years away or more. As a result, he felt justified trading them in what was nothing short of a grift to strip the future down in an attempt to win before selling.
Van Wagenen traded far more than them, and we will see many of the players he traded away play in the majors in 2021. They will also be impact players. That’s just something to keep in mind while the Mets contend this year and he and Robinson Cano will be out of baseball.