The Mets are convinced they won't trade Jose Reyes before the deadline, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.
Our four baseball experts -- Steve Phillips, Buster Olney, Jayson Stark and Rob Neyer -- head into Day 3 of the Battle of the Budgets.
The Mets have agreed to a trade with the Minnesota Twins to acquire Johan Santana for four prospects, pending the left-hander working out an extension with New York, sources told ESPN's Peter Gammons.
Tom Glavine outpitched Livan Hernandez in a matchup of World Series MVPs, newcomer Xavier Nady went 4-for-4 and David Wright homered to help the Mets edge the Nats 3-2.
The Mets' pursuit of Pedro is a gamble, but in an impatient market and mediocre division, it could be the right move.
There are some positives as well as some negatives to the Mets' hiring of Willie Randolph as their new manager.
Some were winners (Marlins) and others losers (Dodgers). Nearly a month later, another look at the deadline deals.
Royals GM Allard Baird is ready to listen to offers for Carlos Beltran, but probably won't get what he wants.