Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/21/13
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Brandon Phillips A Met? Don’t Bet On It… Why is it that every quality player who becomes available or is on the block is suddenly looked at as the perfect fit for the Mets? Is it because it’s in our nature as Met fans to be dreamers like John Lennon? Let me put a few MMO Mailbag pieces to rest in this one post. These questions were submitted to us this weekend and I’m going to combine them simply because the answers are short even if they are not sweet. Brandon (appropriately) asks… I read on MLBTR that Brandon Phillips will be traded this season by the Reds. I always liked Phillips and I still think he would add a lot of punch to the middle of the Mets lineup. What do you think we’d need to give up for him? Joe D. replies… We can speculate all we want as to what it would take to land Brandon Phillips, but the truth is that the Mets do not have an identified need at second base so any discussion is rather moot. Can we bring him on and then start shuffling players from one position t...
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