Found October 25, 2012 on Mets Fever:
It's been reported that the Mets will attempt to shake up the roster through the trade market.  Whether we like it or not; it appears that ownership still isn't in a position to spend on free agents, while the front office acknowledges that changes need to be made.The only way for a team that is broke to make significant changes to the roster is through trades and remember other teams aren't in the business of just giving players away because you want them.  A fair trade while filling the needs of both teams is also painful for both teams.  You don't get something for nothing unless they're damaged goods or not that significant a piece. The Mets have been a below .500 team for three seasons, during which time many of their younger players have had a chance to develop, none of which have shined.  Teams can argue Davis is too streaky, Duda lacks confidence and Murphy is a singles hitting DH.  While some of the players on the major league roster might have appeal to...
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