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There is a good chance the Padres trade OF Justin Upton, as they're gearing up to trade off a variety of players, team executives are telling ESPN.com's Jayson Stark (July 30, 7:20 pm).

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The Mets and Brewers will not be making any trades before Friday's 4 pm non-waiver trade deadline, Brewers GM Doug Melvin told local?MLB.com reporter Andy McAlvy (July 30, 5:11 pm).

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"There has been much recent talk between the Mets and Brewers," a source told the NY Post's Mike Puma (July 29, 5:40 pm).

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The Blue Jays offered Jose Reyes to every team in baseball, but the Mets were not interested,?a league source told Daily News reporter Andy Martino (July 28, 11:30 am).

The Jays and Rockies eventually agreed to a trade swapping Reyes and three pitching prospects for Troy Tulowitzki and LaTroy Hawkins >> Read more.

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The Mets have acquired A's RH reliever Tyler Clippard?for Single-A RHP prospect?Casey Meisner, the team announced on Twitter.

Clippard, a two-time All-Star, has held left-handed hitters to a .100 average this year and .183 for his career. He led the majors with 40 holds in 2014.

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Matthew Cerrone: According to multiple reports, acquiring A's RH reliever Tyler Clippard?will not keep the Mets from also trying to trade for a hitter.

I've been hearing all day that, while the price for Justin Upton is sky high, it will likely drop as the week goes on. The kicker is that I think he could get moved through waivers in August, so it will not shock me to see San Diego keep him through Friday, despite everyone in baseball saying they're desperate to unload. I'd love to see the Mets get him or bring home Brewers OF Carlos Gomez, who can be had for a similar price. Of course, I'm still holding out hope for Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki, but if Colorado is smart they will do nothing and wait to create a larger?market this winter.

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The Mets reached out to the Rockies about acquiring SS Troy Tulowitzki, but left talks thinking Colorado was not serious about trading him, a source told FoxSports.com's Ken Rosenthal (July 25, 2015).

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Jon Niese's name has recently re-appeared in trade rumors, according to SBNation's Chris Cotillo (July 24, 12:15 pm).

According to ESPN.com's Jayson Stark, in order to trade Niese, the Mets have told teams they would need to get back a player under contract beyond next season (July 23, 2015), specifically a "slugging outfielder," as FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal recently tweeted (July 23, 2015).

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The Mets have talked to the Braves about acquiring IF Juan Uribe, who is owed roughly $3 million for the remainder of the season, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reported (July 21, 2015).

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"The Mets want a middle of the order outfield?bat, who isn't going to cost anything in terms of dollars or players," an anonymous MLB executive told ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick (July 21, 2015).

During an appearance with Mike Francesa on WFAN on Tuesday, Eddie Coleman said that the Mets are hesitant to take on the remainder of the money owed to A's OF?Ben Zobrist, who is making $7.5 million this season (July 21, 2015).

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In this episode of Mostly Mets, hosts?Toby Hyde and Robert Brender are joined by SB Nation's Chris Cotillo to talk about the upcoming trade deadline.

The trio discuss the market from sellers like the Reds, Padres, and Brewers, and who the Mets can acquire as they work to upgrade their lineup...

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Matthew Cerrone: The?price?for outfielders Justin Upton and Carlos Gomez is steep, especially since both players can likely get moved through waivers in August.

In return for Upton and Gomez, the two top outfielders available, the?Mets should expect to give up a?combination of top young talent, including Michael Conforto, Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz.?However, these three, plus 19-year-old SS Amed Rosario, are essentially?untouchable, according to multiple reports.

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"Right now," there are nothing to rumors connecting the Mets to outfielders Justin Upton, Carlos Gomez and Jay Bruce, according to MLB Network Radio's Jim Duquette (July 20, 10:45?am).

Last week, CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman said the Mets are targeting Gomez and Upton, as Sandy Alderson is?aiming high in his?pursuit of an outfield bat (July 17, 2015).

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The injury to Steven Matz does not change Sandy Alderson's approach to the trade deadline, he told reporters at Citi Field on Friday.

"Pitching was always our strength," Alderson said. "There's been speculation that we were looking to trade pitching and therefore this loss makes that less likely, but I don't think it was ever likely we were going to trade out of the six-man group."

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The Mets aren't enamored with Cubs SS Starlin Castro, Brewers SS?Jean Segura or Dodgers?SS Jimmy Rollins, a connected person with the Mets told CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman (July 10, 10:45 am).

The Mets did express interest in acquiring Rollins from the Phillies this past winter, but Heyman's source now says the team is unlikely to pursue him.

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The Padres were recently?scouting the Mets farm system, leading to speculation Sandy Alderson?could interested in?Justin Upton, Jon Heyman reports for CBSSports.com (July 10, 10:45 am).

"Nothing imminent," one executive told Heyman. "Nothing close," said another.

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OF Carlos Gomez may end up being the best player traded this summer by the Brewers, according to CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman (July 8, 2015).

Gomez, 29, who is represented by Scott Boras, will earn roughly $4 million from now through the end of the season and $$9 million in 2016, after which he can be a free agent.

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In June, the Mets and A?s discussed a deal involving Ben Zobrist, sources on both sides told John Harper of the?Daily News?(June 24, 2:05 pm).

However, weeks later, the?A's are still in a?holding pattern, unsure if they'll be?buyers or sellers before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, according to FoxSports.com's Ken Rosenthal (July 8, 6:21 pm).

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Mets insiders believe the Cubs wouldn?t trade SS Addison Russell until the offseason, "if they would at all," writes Yahoo! reporter Tim Brown, who covered the team in Los Angeles last weekend (July 8, 2015).

"The Cubs are more likely to be in the business of maintaining their big-league roster while adding a starting pitcher or, perhaps, dealing Starlin Castro instead," according to Brown.

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Teams that were interested, but skeptical of Jon Niese last winter still feel the same about him, despite his recent success, sources recently told Daily News reporter Andy Martino (July 8, 2015).

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Matthew Cerrone: The Mets have a surplus of young, under-contract, starting pitching and are reportedly looking to acquire a position player or two to improve the team's offensive production.

The?Astros, Blue Jays, Royals, Dodgers, Pirates and Yankees are all looking to acquire a starting pitcher before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, according to CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman (July 7, 2015).?In addition to Jon Niese, Heyman believes?starting pitchers?Johnny Cueto, Mike Leake, Jeff Samardzija, Cole Hamels, Scott Kazmir,?Andrew Cashner and Tyson Ross could all become?available in the next few weeks.

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Matthew Cerrone: The?Mets?scored just 16 runs (four driven in by Steven Matz) during the 10 games prior to their current road trip. They have suddenly scored?16 runs again, but this time in four games through Los Angeles and San Francisco,?while?facing starters?Clayton Kershaw, Zack Grienke and Chris Heston.

Wilmer Flores has been the driving force, with Juan Lagares, Daniel Murphy and Johnny Monell making timely contributions as well. However, Lucas Duda, Michael Cuddyer and Curtis Granderson are no place to be found.

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Dodgers president Andrew Friedman will entertain offers for any player on his roster, including OF?Yasiel Puig, according to FoxSports.com's Ken Rosenthal (May 30, 2015).

According to multiple reports, the Dodgers are looking to acquire an elite,?young starting pitcher who is under contract beyond next season.

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If the Mets are?to make a move as the trade deadline approaches, they may be willing to overpay for the A's?Ben Zobrist, according to Joel Sherman (July 3).

The Mets and A's have discussed a possible deal for Zobrist, the 34-year-old switch hitter, though Oakland is in no rush to deal him (June 26).

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