Found January 12, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
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Updated by Joe D. on 1/12 at 10:00 AM A team source tells the NY Post: “Those were some big names,” one source said of the deal Upton nixed because Seattle is part of his no-trade clause. “There were some quality arms. I don’t see us moving in that direction if that’s what they’re asking for and almost got.” Like I was saying last night… Updated by Joe D. on 1/11 at 3:00 PM So all of a sudden the Mets could be looking to do something significant at the major league level. If true, it would be a first for Alderson since he got here. After Justin Upton gave the thumbs down on the potential Seattle deal, rumors abound that the Mets are reengaging Arizona on the 25 year old star. The Mets had previously attempted to make a play for Upton earlier in the offseason, but poor Sandy passed out cold when he heard the asking price and had to be revived. Apparently after some time to contemplate, Sandy’s had some second thoughts and could make a play for him… and then again he could not. It all...
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