SOURCE: #Mets close to acquiring OF Yoenis Cespedes from Tigers
Also heard that player that stalled deal was in fact Bubba Starling, who has been tearing it up all year. Binford is a name that could go.
The player whose medicals didn't satisfy Cincinnati was in fact Bubba Starling, who Reds covet. Would have been one of main pieces in deal.
Also heard that it wasn't medical issues that caused deal to fall through, it was that demands weren't met on either side. Yet.
Talks "very fluid." #Mets pushing Jon Niese and other prospects, players not named Wheeler, says source.