In Baltimore, Jeremy Guthrie's window of opportunity is quickly closing.
Guthrie was regarded as one of the top pitching prospects when he came to Baltimore, who hoped he could help lead that rotation to greener pastures. After two relatively good seasons, Guthrie regressed in 2009, which puts his future in question being arbitration-eligible for the first time.
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He has been praised around the league for having good stuff, but can't seem to settle in with the O's. The NY Post suggests that the Mets could make a move for the starter, who may thrive in the spacious Citi Field.
He could also be an option for the Brewers, who could work out a deal involving J.J. Hardy, or a potential blockbuster for first baseman Prince Fielder. That however, is highly unlikely.