Where Could The Colorado Rockies Flip Jose Reyes?

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Jun 17, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; New York Mets shortstop W. Flores (4) dives but cannot make the play.

The New York Mets need two things: some actual, legitimate offense (power would be nice!) and a shortstop. They were thought to be in the running for Troy Tulowitzki for quite a while, until that obviously fizzled out (partially because, let’s be honest, the Mets likely wouldn’t have had the money to pay Tulo like the Blue Jays are).

Now, the Mets still need an offensive threat or two, and they still need a shortstop, especially since they keep on hanging around in the National League East and appear to be as for-real as you can be in the playoff hunt before July 31.

Not for nothing, Jose Reyes and the Mets have a long history; the shortstop spent arguably his best years in a Mets uniform early in his career and during the prime of his time as a big leaguer.

Would a deal get done? Could a deal get done with Carlos Gonzalez included? Expect the Rockies to probably have to eat some contract money in any hypothetical deal (especially with CarGo), but between Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, Zack Wheeler, and lots of other decent-to-very good pitching prospects in the Mets’ system, there are certainly the pieces and needs for each side to make something happen before the deadline.

Next: Option Two: The Los Angeles Angels