However, Sherman writes, "Keep in mind, Tulowitzki has indicated he has become frustrated playing his prime mainly in non-contention," and "There is belief if he were to request a trade, ownership would strongly consider fulfilling his wishes."
According to Sherman, "Tulowitzki has a no-trade provision, wears No. 2 in honor of Derek Jeter and is thought to be considerably more interested in being a Yankee than a Met."
The Cardinals, who tried and failed to get Tulowitzki last winter, continue to have interest in acquiring him as well, says Sherman.
July 24: The Rockies are not going to trade SS Troy Tulowitzki this season, a good friend who works with the Rockies predicted when I talked to him earlier this week. Instead, despite how they’ve handled him in the past, Colorado will seriously consider moving him for three or four, top major-league prospects this winter. ... The Mets are going to check in on him, if they haven’t already, I’ve heard. In addition, I talked to a National League scout last week who believes the Mets have more than enough pitching prospects, along with one of their young catchers, to acquire a player like Tulowitzki, especially if they’re taking on his contract. ... I still think Tulowitzki is Alderson’s White Whale. ... That said, my bet is Tulowitzki — again — doesn’t get dealt in the next 18 months >> Read more.