Originally posted on MLB Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 12/6/11
The latest on the Mets, following Sandy Alderson's press briefing... Joel Sherman of the New York Post is getting a strong feeling the Mets are closing in on a late-inning relief type, other than Francisco Cordero.  Andy Martino of the New York Daily News hears the same, and says to think Frank Francisco, Jon Rauch, and Brad Lidge types.  Martino thinks a deal could happen tonight.  Alderson told reporters the Mets are more likely to sign two lesser-priced relievers than one expensive guy.   The Mets will probably send someone to see Joel Zumaya throw next week, tweets Sherman. Alderson will meet with Scott Boras today, though he told reporters Francisco Rodriguez is unlikely. The Mets' five or so top prospects will not be traded, Alderson told reporters including Rubin. The Mets have interest in bringing 40-year-old righty Miguel Batista back, tweets Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports.
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