Mets Notes: Holliday, Barajas, Pineiro

Lots of newsbits swirling about the Big Apple's non-World Series winners…

  • Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets that the Mets will meet with Scott Boras tonight to at least get an idea of what it will take to sign Matt Holliday.
  • As reported earlier today, the Mets weren't interested in Jason Varitek but were considering Bengie Molina at catcher.  Sherman (also via Twitter) added Rod Barajas and Chris Snyder to the New York catching "wish list."
  • SI's Jon Heyman (via Twitter) reports the Mets are interested in Joel Pineiro, but not at his reported demand of a three-year/$30MM contract.
  •'s Barry Bloom figures that Gary Sheffield and Carlos Delgado are both done in New York after Mets GM Omar Minaya was very non-committal about the possibility of re-signing either of the two veteran sluggers.
  • The Toronto Sun's Bob Elliott, however, thinks the Mets will at least "keep an eye" on Delgado's progress in winter ball (via Twitter).

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