Mets Interested In Broxton, Balfour

The Mets are interested in Jonathan Broxton and Grant Balfour as they look to improve their bullpen before the July 31st trade deadline. They're definitely showing interest in Broxton, Danny Knobler of reports (on Twitter), and Newsday's David Lennon says they're also targeting Balfour (Twitter link).

However, the Mets are not close on any deal involving a reliever,'s Buster Olney reported today (on Twitter). They remain in "wait-and-see" mode for now. Though the Mets' bullpen is in rough shape, they've convinced some doubters they're a dangerous club, Ken Davidoff of the New York Post wrote earlier today.

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