Sheffield And The Mets

Word from Gotham Baseball’s Mark Healey is that the Mets might be a good fit for Gary Sheffield.  Apparently the team’s COO Jeff Wilpon is quite fond of Sheff.  There are several other reasons why this could work; check out Healey’s post.

On a related note, Newsday reports that Brian Cashman has a Sheffield deal in place but has yet to pull the trigger.  A trade is described as "inevitable," with the Cubs, Phillies, Rangers, Indians, Padres, Giants, Braves, and Astros as possible suitors.  The Cubs would have to find a new spot for Jacque Jones; perhaps he would be a component of the deal as the Yanks expressed interest in him last summer.

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