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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson and cash in a trade with the New York Mets. In exchange for the veteran, the Mets are going to receive a player to be named later, or cash.

The Dodgers add another veteran in the stretch run, as they are considered the World Series favorites. However, for the Mets, they have been busy in making several trades in the recent weeks dating back to prior to the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline.

Curtis Granderson (Getty Images)

Curtis Granderson (Getty Images)

Since July 5th, the Mets have made seven trades, with five trades with players leaving the team. Travis Snider and AJ Ramos were two trades made, where they added players.

Snider last played in the MLB in 2015 with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ramos is a key bullpen guy for the team.

The 36-year-old signed with the Mets in 2014. Prior to joining the Mets, he played four seasons for the New York Yankees. He also spent six years with the Detroit Tigers.

He has a .228 batting average with 19 home runs and 52 RBI’s this season.

In his four-years in the National League, he has a .239 batting average with 95 home runs and 247 RBI’s in 573 games. In 1,187 games over a decade in the American League, he has a .261 batting average with 217 home runs and 606 RBIs.

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