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.''
Beyond Rodriguez and Street, Heyman adds that the Mets could target Brandon League, right-handers Brett Myers and Brandon Lyon, and right-hander Rafael Betancourt. right-hander
It was reported yesterday that the Mets are "paying close attention" to closer Jonathan Broxton.