New York Yankees beat writer Sweeny Murti of WFAN is reporting on some of the Mets buzz he is hearing at the Winter Meetings in Nashville.
The Mets are asking for too much, one GM said here, in regard to R.A. Dickey and trade possibilities, the Mets are targeting the top prospect in nearly every organization they speak with. The Royals don’t appear eager to trade Wil Myers for Dickey, so a match there might be unlikely.
Jonathon Niese is not being discussed at the present time as a trade option. That could always change, of course, but several Major League executives have questioned why the Mets would even consider trading a young lefty signed to a reasonable contract.
Adam Rubin of ESPN New York gives this latest update on Dickey:
A Mets team insider reiterated that the Mets will look to be overwhelmed in a trade proposal for Dickey or another starting pitcher. Otherwise, they will take their projected 2013 rotation to spring training intact. The source went on to say there is “...