July 7, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Padres relief pitcher Huston Street (16) throws during the ninth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Petco Park. The Padres won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE
Mets Trying to Thread the Too Pricey / Little Upgrade Needle
The New York Mets' primary goal this summer is adding to their struggling bullpen, but the club has found that most available relievers are either too pricey or offer too little of an upgrade to be worth an acquisition, reports Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com:
The Mets' main trade-deadline goal is to bolster a bullpen that ranks 30th of 30 teams, but have found most available relievers to fall into one of two categories -- "too pricey'' or "little upgrade.''