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Nov 15, 2016; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) skates against the Vancouver Canucks during the first period at Rogers Arena. The New York Rangers won 7-2. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports (Anne-Marie Sorvin)
Nov 15, 2016; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) skates against the Vancouver Canucks during the first period at Rogers Arena. The New York Rangers won 7-2. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports (Anne-Marie Sorvin)

2/21/18 |7:09PM: Dreger said on TSN1050, "I believe that the Leafs remain and are keenly, keenly interested in Ryan McDonagh. What will have to happen for Toronto to acquire him? Good question. You are talking about 3-4 pieces, there is no urgency from New York to trade Ryan McDonagh. They are willing to listen and if Lou Lamoriello is willing to offer the 3-4 assets, and they are not going to be cheap. Throw out a prospect, who is the piece that fills into that group of four? It will be significant or the Rangers won't make that deal with Toronto or anybody else."

2/19/18 | 9:45AM: Craig Custance said on WGR Radio in Buffalo on Monday morning that he feels there is a "real chance" that McDonagh gets moved because trading him now would give the acquiring team at least two potential playoff runs.

He added that if the Rangers are looking to get a return similar to what they gave up for Keith Yandle, that kind of deal has to happen now.

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Reports indicate that the Ottawa Senators are listening to potential trade offers on Erik Karlsson as Karlsson is slated to be a UFA following next season.

Pierre LeBrun writes at The Athletic that the Rangers are paying attention to the Karlsson situation because it would have an impact on a potential Ryan McDonagh trade.

While LeBrun notes that Karlsson and McDonagh are different players, there are only "so many teams willing to pay big assets now before the deadline for a top-four stud defenceman."

Rumors suggest that it would take a "King's Ransom" to acquire Karlsson and that an acquiring team may also have to take on Bobby Ryan's contract (4-years and $7.25 million per). (TSN)

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2/20/18 | 10:05PM: John Shannon tweets that five teams have expressed interest in McDonagh.

Elliotte Friedman writes that he isn't sure if Boston is willing to pay the price the Rangers want for McDonagh and that there is supposedly Western Conference interest in him as well. (Sportsnet)

7:30PM: Larry Brooks writes in the NY Post that Rangers GM Jeff Gorton has "no intention" of trading any of his potential "blue chip" properties for anything less than 125 cents on the dollar. (NY Post)

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New York Rangers right wing Rick Nash (61) celebrates his goal with defenseman Marc Staal (18) and right wing Mats Zuccarello (36) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York.The Rangers won 4-2. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) (Bill Kostroun/AP)
New York Rangers right wing Rick Nash (61) celebrates his goal with defenseman Marc Staal (18) and right wing Mats Zuccarello (36) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York.The Rangers won 4-2. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) (Bill Kostroun/AP)

2/20/18 | Pierre LeBrun said on TSN that there is a lot of interest in Rick Nash with less than a week to go before the deadline.

LeBrun said "5-6 teams, I'm told, have begun to tell the Rangers some of the pieces they could part with. I'm told to varying degrees that Nashville, Columbus, Dallas, Winnipeg and Boston are among the teams that are believed to have shown interest."

He noted that the Jets are not believed to be on the list of teams Nash would go to but Nash has said he is amendable to making changes to his list.

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2/18/18 | Teams at the Rangers/Flyers game included Nashville, Calgary, Colorado, Vegas, Chicago, Dallas and Tampa Bay. (Ashleyscharge)

2/17/18 | The Rangers had a scout watching Vegas and Montreal. (Roumellotis)

2/17/18 | The Rangers had a scout watching Chicago and Washington. (Bernstein)

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Jeff Gorton said on Friday that he wouldn't say that any potential trades are "imminent" but that things can change with one phone call. (NY Post)

Gorton said that the Rangers have "a lot of balls in the air" and that it's hard to predict when things will happen. (NY Post)

Larry Brooks noted that the Rangers are "committed" to moving pending free agents Rick Nash, Michael Grabner, Nick Holden and David Desharnais. (NY Post)

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2/14/18 | 12:10PM: Pierre LeBrun writes that Grabner might be generating the most interest from teams around the league because of his cap hit and production. (The Athletic)

LeBrun wonders if the Rangers would be able to get a low first round pick in exchange for Grabner. (The Athletic)

2/7/18 | 10:20PM: On NBCSN on Wednesday, Bob McKenzie spoke Grabner and said that the Rangers right now are asking for a first round pick and that there is a lot of interest in him.

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Dec 5, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; New York Rangers right wing Rick Nash (61) handles the puck against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at PPG PAINTS Arena. New York won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports (Charles LeClaire)
Dec 5, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; New York Rangers right wing Rick Nash (61) handles the puck against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at PPG PAINTS Arena. New York won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports (Charles LeClaire)

2/14/18 | 12:10PM: Pierre LeBrun says that if he was Jeff Gorton, he would be "all over" Nashville in regards to a potential Rick Nash trade. He notes that the Preds are in "win-now" mode and looking for a top-six winger. (The Athletic)

He notes that the Rangers are willing to eat some of Nash's cap hit to get the best possible return. (The Athletic)

2/13/18 | 5:20PM: Elliotte Friedman reports that the Nashville Predators are reportedly "all in" on Rick Nash. (Sportsnet)

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Jan 19, 2017; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) and Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman (11) battle along the boards during the second period at the Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports (John E. Sokolowski)
Jan 19, 2017; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) and Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman (11) battle along the boards during the second period at the Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports (John E. Sokolowski)

2/15/18 |10:06 PM: Renaud Lavoie reports that if McDonagh does go to Tampa Bay it won't be for Sergachev. (TVA)

2/12/18 | 3:10PM: McDonagh has drawn "keen interest" from the Lightning and Bruins but neither team has "stepped up" with an offer that the Rangers could "legitimately consider." (NY Post)

Larry Brooks writes that the Rangers do not feel any urgency to trade McDonagh by the deadline and could instead look to revisit the idea at the draft. (NY Post)

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Sep 25, 2017; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (61) carries the puck against the Philadelphia Flyers during the first period at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports (Vincent Carchietta)
Sep 25, 2017; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (61) carries the puck against the Philadelphia Flyers during the first period at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports (Vincent Carchietta)

On Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday:

  • Elliotte Friedman said, "Ryan McDonagh is one of the biggest names on the market right now, a lot of teams are looking at Boston and saying a) they can do it, we've mentioned Tampa, and b) there could be a fit on the left side of the Boston defense."
  • Nick Kypreos said, "Joe Resnick may be the most popular agent the next few weeks because he has the hottest and biggest fish in the trade market in Rick Nash. It appears that Nashville seems to be leading the charge in interest for Rick Nash, followed by Dallas. It's not necessarily a money thing with him in terms of their interest in maybe re-signing him, we know he has made almost $90 million in his career so it's really a chance to win a Stanley Cup."
  • Host David Amber said that "Nash in Nashville makes sense to me."
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Jan 16, 2018; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers right wing Rick Nash (61) celebrates his goal during the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports (Dennis Schneidler)
Jan 16, 2018; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers right wing Rick Nash (61) celebrates his goal during the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports (Dennis Schneidler)

2/12/18 | 6PM: The Leafs are on Rick Nash's list of approved teams, according to TSN.

2/10/18 | 7:44PM: Nash told Larry Brooks that he is open to "anything" regarding a possible trade, including amending his no-trade list. (NY Post)

Nash confirmed that the teams currently on his list are teams that he feels have the best chance of winning the Stanley Cup, and that includes teams in Canada. (NY Post)

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Earlier this week, Elliotte Friedman wrote that one of the subplots around the Olympics will be pending UFA Ilya Kovalchuk. (Sportsnet)

Kovalchuk is eligible to sign with any team this summer and Friedman wrote that it's believed his "eyes are on New York." (Sportsnet)

Friedman said later in the week that he thinks that the Rangers would be Kovalchuk's top choice. (Fan Rag)

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Jan 21, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin (6) chases down New York Rangers left wing J.T. Miller (10) as he takes the puck down ice in the second period of the at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports (Jayne Kamin-Oncea)
Jan 21, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin (6) chases down New York Rangers left wing J.T. Miller (10) as he takes the puck down ice in the second period of the at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports (Jayne Kamin-Oncea)

On TSN's Insider Trading on Thursday, the following was said about the Rangers:

  • Darren Dreger said on Rick Nash, "Rick Nash's agent is a popular agent, maybe the most popular agent in the NHL right now just given the fact that Nash does have the contract and trade protection. I'm told that Resnick has spoken to at least 8, maybe 10 teams already who do have interest in Nash. As far Nash and his interest, I believe that it's the Nashville Predators #1 and perhaps the Dallas Stars #2."
  • Dreger on 25 scouts being at MSG on Wednesday, "25 scouts were at Wednesday's game so the league is paying close attention to the business dealings of GM Jeff Gorton and media has targeted Rick Nash and to a certain degree Michael Grabner, but you have to look at the other pieces. I'm hearing that JT Miller, a very serviceable winger is generating a bit of a buzz around the NHL and there is intrigue around Chris Kreider as well. He is still recovering from the blood clot in his right arm, expected to return in perhaps in mid-March, there might be a low level deal there."
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10:20PM: On NBCSN on Wednesday, Bob McKenzie spoke about the Rangers and said:

  • "A lowercase "r" rebuild. It's not a teardown. Let's make it perfectly clear here, Jeff Gorton, the GM of the Rangers and his management team are not looking at burning this thing down and bottoming out for 3-5 years like a lot of franchises have done. He is most certainly in the mode in listening on anybody, I would go so far to say this, there is only one untouchable on the New York Rangers and that is Henrik Lundqvist. We will see rentals flying out the door, Rick Nash, Michael Grabner, Nick Holden, those guys will be dealt before the deadline. Jeff Gorton will listen on Ryan McDonagh, he will listen on Mats Zuccarello and he is going to listen on some of the younger guys like JT Miller, Chris Kreider and others. I can't imagine a deal that would get Brady Skjei out of New York any time soon but I also know that at this time the Rangers are not shutting down any possibilities and their quest right now is to get as many first and second round picks, prospects and young players as they can to try and reload over the next number of years."
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Nov 4, 2017; Sunrise, FL, USA; New York Rangers defenseman Nick Holden (55) celebrates his goal against the Florida Panthers with teammates in the second period at BB&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports (Robert Mayer)
Nov 4, 2017; Sunrise, FL, USA; New York Rangers defenseman Nick Holden (55) celebrates his goal against the Florida Panthers with teammates in the second period at BB&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports (Robert Mayer)

2/7/18 | 10:20PM: On NBCSN on Wednesday, Bob McKenzie spoke about Holden and said that someone is going to give up a draft pick to acquire him for depth.

12:04PM: Elliotte Friedman writes "not to underestimate" the interest in Nick Holden as a depth defense option for playoff teams. (Sportsnet)

2/6/18 | 6:48PM: On TSN's Insider Trading, Bob McKenzie said "Nick Holden is a UFA defensemen who could be on the move by the deadline."

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Earlier today on TSN 1040, Bob McKenzie said that the Rangers are "wide open for business" and will listen on just about anybody. (TSN 1040)

Darren Dreger said this morning that the Rangers are open for business and Pierre LeBrun writes in The Athletic that the Rangers are making an effort to go young and continue what they started by moving Derek Stepan and Dan Girardi last summer. (The Athletic)

This evening on Insider Trading, McKenzie said that the word "rebuild" is now being used in relation to the Rangers and that Jeff Gorton will listen on "everybody."

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Apr 14, 2017; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; New York Rangers forward Rick Nash (61) skates during the warmup period before game two of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports (Eric Bolte)
Apr 14, 2017; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; New York Rangers forward Rick Nash (61) skates during the warmup period before game two of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports (Eric Bolte)

2/7/18 | 10:20PM: On NBCSN on Wednesday, Bob McKenzie spoke about Nash and said that the Rangers are getting a lot of calls on Nash, the price will be high and the Rangers are prepared to eat up to 50% of his cap hit to facilitate a trade to a team that might be near the cap.

He said that right now the Rangers are asking for a first round pick, a top prospect and a lesser player/pick/prospect.

12:04PM: Elliotte Friedman writes that Nash's list may not matter and that a team not on his list could ask for permission to try and convince him to accept a trade.(Sportsnet)

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6:30PM: Elliotte Friedman was on SiriusXM earlier today and said that he thinks Rick Nash will be traded from the Rangers by the deadline but that the "biggest question is if" he returns in the offseason.

Friedman adds, "The Rangers like him, obviously his son likes being in New York. I think the biggest question is going to be does he go back next season and I wouldn't be surprised if Grabner gets traded and the same thing happens there." (SiriusXM)

On who could go after Nash, Friedman said "I think Nashville will be in it. I think St. Louis will be in it. It all comes down to where he is willing to go. I think San Jose, if Joe Thornton is coming back, Joe Thornton and Rick Nash are tight. I think those are two guys that would love to play with each other. I think there are a lot of options there. Normally I would put Calgary there but they don't have a high pick. I think there's going to be a lot of interest in Nash, I think Nashville is a team that's really looking at things and it actually makes a lot of sense to me." (SiriusXM)

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Nov 26, 2017; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers right wing Michael Grabner (40) skates during the third period against the Vancouver Canucks at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports  (Vincent Carchietta)
Nov 26, 2017; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers right wing Michael Grabner (40) skates during the third period against the Vancouver Canucks at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports (Vincent Carchietta)

Frank Seravalli of TSN listed the Flames, Avalanche and Penguins as potential teams that could be matches for pending UFA Michael Grabner.

Seravalli said that Grabner would add speed and bottom six scoring to the Flames.

Regarding the Avalanche, Seravalli says that if Colorado wants to be a buyer they could go after Grabner and add his goal scoring ability to the playmakers on their roster.

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Jan 16, 2018; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers right wing Rick Nash (61) celebrates his goal during the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports (Dennis Schneidler)
Jan 16, 2018; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers right wing Rick Nash (61) celebrates his goal during the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports (Dennis Schneidler)

6:03PM: Larry Brooks reports that the Rangers appear willing to assume up to 50% of both Ryan McDonagh's and Rick Nash's cap hits in potential trade deadline moves. (NY Post) 

He lists Nashville, Columbus, Dallas, St. Louis, San Jose and Pittsburgh as potential options for Nash. (NY Post) 

Brooks writes that in regards to McDonagh, the Rangers will eat the money to get a "commensurate return" for McDonagh. (NY Post) 

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Henrik Lundqvist told Larry Brooks that he will support whatever path the Rangers decide to go down in relation to being sellers at the trade deadline. (NY Post)

Lundqvist said that he wants the Rangers to have the "best team possible" right now but that he plans to spend his entire career in New York and is not considering asking for a move to a team that might have a better chance at the Stanley Cup. (NY Post)

He said that he made a commitment to the organization when he signed his last contract and added. "I love it here. I want to be here and battle through the ups and downs, the good and the bad. It's important to me." (NY Post)

Lundqvist has a full-no move clause and three more-years on his contract after this season with a cap hit of $8.5 million. (NY Post)

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5:10PM: McKenzie tweeted that the Rangers could "possibly" trade Nash and Grabner and will "dutifully listen on McDonagh and Zuccarello."

11:28AM: On TSN 690 in Montreal, Bob McKenzie said that the Rangers are exploring the "sell" options at the trade deadline.

McKenzie added that the Rangers have not "fully committed" to becoming sellers and that they haven't yet asked for Rick Nash's list of teams that he could be traded to.

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Larry Brooks writes that Jeff Gorton should "drive a hard bargain" in regards to a potential deal for Ryan McDonagh. (NY Post)

He said that Gorton should "think big and go big" and if his price isn't matched he can revisit at the draft. (NY Post)

Brooks writes that while the Rangers may be willing to move McDonagh, "no one is giving away" the Rangers captain. (NY Post)

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Jan 14, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; New York Rangers right wing Michael Grabner (40) celebrates with the Rangers bench after scoring a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at PPG PAINTS Arena. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports (Charles LeClaire)
Jan 14, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; New York Rangers right wing Michael Grabner (40) celebrates with the Rangers bench after scoring a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at PPG PAINTS Arena. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports (Charles LeClaire)

Larry Brooks writes that if the Rangers trade Michael Grabner the return could potentially be a first round pick or young roster player. (NY Post)

Brooks also notes that Grabner could potentially be re-signed in the offseason.

  • He also notes that both Nick Holden and David Desharnais might be able to bring back returns of mid-round draft picks. (NY Post)

Grabner has 21 goals this season after scoring 27 last season.

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Larry Brooks wrote on Friday that the Rangers should be able to "cash in" on Rick Nash as they reportedly look to trade the pending UFA before the trade deadline. (NY Post)

Brooks writes that Nash is the "perfect fit" for a team looking to add forward and lists Dallas, St. Louis, San Jose and possibly Tampa Bay as good fits. (NY Post)

He notes that based on previous trades for rentals the Rangers should be able to get a "legit" young player and a first round pick as well as assume up to 50% of Nash's cap hit, which could increase the return. (NY Post)

There are conflicting reports about whether Nash has submitted his list of approved trade destinations. Darren Dreger said that Nash had not been asked yet for his list while Larry Brooks writes the list was submitted over the summer. (NY Post)

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Larry Brooks writes that the Rangers are expected to sell at the trade deadline to "refresh and replenish" the organization. (NY Post)

He said that this is the plan regardless of where the Rangers are in relation to a playoff spot. (NY Post)

Brooks said that the Rangers objective is to add draft picks as well as "young NHL or NHL-ready players" in an attempt to become Stanley Cup contenders in the future. (NY Post)

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Latest Update

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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Latest Update

"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).

Previous Reports & Info.

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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).

Previous Reports

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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 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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