The Rangers are looking to the future and would like some young, live arms in exchange for Alfonso Soriano.
Without Mike Piazza, the Mets would be shorn of the one marquee name they have left in their lineup.
The Red Sox or Mets may trade for Alex Rodriguez -- if only to get under the skin of their biggest rivals.
With the trade of Jeromy Burnitz, the Mets have only two of their four big-name bring-ins left from last year.
Did the Indians trade the real Roberto Alomar to the Mets or did he retire and have a lookalike sent in his place?
We can now look to New York City to be the wellspring of any number of trade rumors.