The Mets, Indians and other teams have been in talks with Brewers about acquiring 30-year-old, All-Star C Jonathan Lucroy...
Latest Update (July 28):
11:16 p.m.: The Brewers had scouts at Mets minor-league games Thursday, according to the Daily News' Kristie Ackert, who also reported a source repeated any deal depends on how many of the Mets' top prospects they are willing to put in a trade.
Also, Northjersey.com's Matt Ehalt reported the Brewers want Travis d'Arnaud to be included in any package.
8:45 pm: The Mets are behind other organizations, including a 'mystery team,' in their attempt to trade for Lucroy, though the situation is "fluid," according to MLB reporter Jon Heyman.
"In other words, the Mets have a standing offer and are not taking Milwaukee's bait to increase it, while the Indians remain on the fence," MetsBlog's Matthew Cerrone said on Twitter, in response to Heyman's report.
5:28 pm: The Brewers resumed discussions about Lucroy with the Mets, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal said on Twitter. Rosenthal said there's no indication a deal is imminent.
2:50 pm: The Brewers have been offered better catchers than Travis d'Arnaud, when discussing Lucroy, and still turned them down, team sources told Heyman.
12:35 pm: Teams that have asked about Lucroy believe he could eventually be traded to the Indians, ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick said on Twitter.
In addition to the Indians, the Mets, Tigers, Brewers and Rangers are among the possible landing spots for Lucroy, according to Heyman.
10:15 am: Teams interested in Lucroy feel Milwaukee's asking price is too steep, and could drop the closer they get to Monday's 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline, Cerrone tweeted.
10:05 am: Trade talks with teams interested in Lucroy are starting to pick up momentum, according to Crasnick, who says the Astros and Red Sox have also been in contact with Milwaukee.
In exchange for Lucroy, the Brewers are looking to acquire high-end prospects and a catcher, Rosenthal reported late July 27.
The Brewers recently rejected a straight swap of Lucroy for d'Arnaud, instead asking for a blue-chip prospect to be included in the deal, Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reported July 25.
According to Mets GM Sandy Alderson, the above trade rumor was "dead on arrival."
Lucroy, 30, is hitting .301 with a .362 OBP, 13 HR, 16 doubles and three triples this season. He is due roughly $1.5 million the rest of this season, after which he has a $5.2 million team option for 2017.