Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/11/12
Yesterday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that  the Mets might look to acquire a veteran reliever or two, and possibly a veteran catcher before the July 31 trade deadline, “since they owe it to manager Terry Collins and the players.” This morning he writes that Huston Street would have no problem joining the Mets and reuniting with Bob Geren. Street, the Padres’ All-Star closer, went so far as to say the Mets’ bench coach is a “good man,” and even partly blamed himself for their obvious differences when the two were together with the Oakland A’s, differences that led Street to once tell the San Francisco Chronicle that Geren, who managed Street in Oakland, is “my least favorite person I have ever encountered in sports from age 6 to 27.” Street has read the reports that he’s one of many veteran relievers the Mets are considering to shore up their bullpen, and if the Mets do get Street, Street said he would approach Geren to talk it out. Or as he put it, “If I get to the Mets, th
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