The Mets and D-Backs met Monday, but did not find any common ground (Rubin).
Matthew Cerrone, Lead Writer
D-Backs SS Cliff Pennington is under contract through 2014, plus they have Didi Gregorius, Chris Owings and Nick Ahmed, all of whom are top infield prospects. Arizona has said in public that they’re fine platooning these guys. However, it seems to me that would be a waste, since they’re all young and it would certainly slow their development. I heard last summer that Arizona was open to shopping Gregorius and OF A.J. Pollock to get pitching, but I haven’t seen any rumors like this so far this winter.
MLB insiders also say Arizona could be looking for a third team to help them get in on Rays LHP David Price.