Found October 17, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
With so much work to do this offseason and many different areas that need to be addressed, it’s almost impossible to imagine that the Mets won’t make one or two significant trades this Winter to fill a couple of those needs. Of course the follow-up to that is, which of our players would be most appealing to other teams that we would be willing to trade? I threw this question to some of our staff: Which players or prospects are the Mets’ biggest trade chips? Kirk Cahill - The Mets three best trade chips, or more importantly, the three best chips that I’d be willing to deal would be Daniel Murphy, Jon Niese, and Rafael Montero. Teams are always going to target pitching, and I think Niese is an established pitcher signed to a team-friendly contract, while Montero offers upside and longterm team control. Murphy can provide a contending team with offense from a traditionally weak offensive spot, as well as a good clubhouse guy with a great work ethic. Tommy Rothman – Zack Wheeler, Travis...
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