The Mets are receiving calls from teams to check in to see if Bartolo Colon can be had in a trade (Cafardo, July 13).
The Mets will listen to trade offers and may actively shop RHP Bartolo Colon, according to team sources (NY Post, July 4).
The Yankees, A’s, Blue Jays, Angels, Orioles, Brewers, Indians, Pirates and Mariners have all been listed in reports as teams that could have interest in acquiring Colon.
According to former GM now ESPN analyst Jim Bowden, the Mets can expect to be offered one, good upper-level prospect for Colon (ESPN Insider, June 27).
The 41-year-old Colon will earn $9 million this season, and is due $11 million in 2015.