BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 04: Endy Chavez #9 of the Texas Rangers is walked with the bases loaded to score teammate David Murphy in the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox on September 4, 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Here's the latest on the Mets:
Mets add 7 prospects to 40-man roster - Mets Blog - ESPN New York
"The New York Mets today announced the team added lefthanded pitcher Robert Carson, righthanded pitcher Jeurys Familia, infielder Wilmer Flores, infielder Reese Havens, outfielder Juan Lagares, outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis and outfielder Cesar Puello to the 40-man roster. The club’s 40-man roster stands at 38."
Mets & the Rule 5 Draft - @AdamRubinESPN
"Not sure #Mets will lose anyone in MLB phase of Rule 5, but Collin McHugh might be worth a look for bullpen. Brad Holt has control issues."
Which Available Closer Should the Mets Choose? - Amazin' Avenue
"The best of what's left might actually be the best bets: Frank Francisco and Kerry Wood. Because they haven't been closing regularly for the past two years, they might not get the "capital C" Closer money. But they've been pretty good for a while now."
New York Mets make progress in raising $200 million - Adam Rubin
"The New York Mets are making progress in their bid to raise roughly $200 million through selling minority ownership shares in the franchise, sources familiar with the sale told ESPNNewYork.com."
Murphy 'available' - Mets Blog - ESPN New York
"That does not mean Murphy ultimately will be traded, but does explain why Sandy Alderson did not fully commit to Murphy being the primary second baseman assuming Jose Reyes departs and Ruben Tejada becomes Reyes' successor at shortstop."
Endy Chavez could catch on with NY Mets again in 2012 - NY Daily News
"Although there have not yet been any serious talks or negotiations, Mets brass considers Chavez a fit for the 2012 roster. It remains to be seen whether the sides will agree on Chavez’s value."