Newsclip®: [Sports] Imagine the Mets’ woes if they’d made this blockbuster trade | New York Post

"The Mets and Brewers had agreed in principle to a trade last July that would send Carlos Gomez back to his original team. Milwaukee officials were so sure this was a done deal that they notified the center fielder’s representatives of the impending swap and went to dinner. However, in one of the most important decisions not only in Mets history, but in shaping the modern landscape of the game, Mets officials told their Brewers counterparts that their team doctors did not like the look of Gomez’s right hip. So rather than finalize a swap that would have sent Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler to Milwaukee for Gomez, the Mets backed out of the verbal agreement. In real time, the Mets were hammered for failing to see this to conclusion, in part because word had leaked out and, most famously, Flores cried during the game under the belief he was about to leave the only organization for which he had ever played. Perhaps the anger of fans and the criticism of media",

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