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Yankees Reportedly Interested in Trading for Mets SP Zack Wheeler

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 11: Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on June 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
Mike Stobe

We all know the Yankees are going to be pretty aggressive at the trade deadline, in fact they already have been with the Edwin Encarnación trade, but could a swap with the Mets be on the way?

With the Mets in the middle of another mediocre season, they could look to be sellers at the MLB trade deadline and one player many teams figure to make a run after will be Zack Wheeler. This includes the guys in the Bronx.

After landing Encarnacion in a trade on Saturday night, don't think for a second the Yanks are done making moves.

Wheeler would make total sense for the AL East powerhouse. It's no secret the Yankees are searching for some help in the starting pitching department, and Wheeler could make a monster difference come this fall. The 29-year-old hurler is 5-4 this campaign, with a 4.87 ERA.

With Luis Severino's status for after the All-Star break still up in the air, landing Wheeler before the deadline would be a major win for the Yankees. Let's see if the two sides will be able to get some sort of a deal done.