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08:11 AM ET 03.27 | Though their spring has been mostly quiet, the Mets may be making some noise soon. In desperate need of clearing several spots, the Mets have put out word to other teams that they are interested in moving non-core prospects on the 40-man roster. Among those available via trade: Gonzalez Germen, Darin Gorski, Reese Havens, Juan Lagares, Cesar Puello, Elvin Ramirez and Hansel Robles. Assuming Omar Quintanilla takes the 40-man roster spot vacated by Brandon Hicks, the Mets still would need to clear at least four 40-man spots: for Aaron Laffey, Marlon Byrd, LaTroy Hawkins and Scott Atchison. If Mets officials are unable to trade prospects on the 40-man roster for other teams' farmhands not on the 40, they will have to start placing them through waivers at the end of the week to clear spots.

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March 27, 2013  11:44 AM ET
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If they are non-core prospects than why is this even a story

The Mets team is comprised of non-core players, oncewasers and navel lint - people in Brooklyn KILL for stories about such intriguing stuff.

March 27, 2013  12:23 PM ET
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The Mets team is comprised of non-core players, oncewasers and navel lint - people in Brooklyn KILL for stories about such intriguing stuff.

Reese Havens was supposed to be the next Brandon Phillips......

March 27, 2013  02:47 PM ET

Apple Core Anyone!!!

March 27, 2013  03:31 PM ET

and this is news...why...?

March 27, 2013  04:27 PM ET

Mets and desperate always seem to go together well.

March 27, 2013  08:36 PM ET

They're trying to clear roster spots for 4 journeyman ballplayers that nobody else would want.

March 27, 2013  10:07 PM ET

Making some noise with the bottom of your 40 man roster? You must be joking.

March 28, 2013  08:51 AM ET

With their moves it would seem they're desperate to clear seats at Citi Field as well...

 
March 29, 2013  06:38 AM ET
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and this is news...why...?

I think it's just another way of showing how terribly the Mutts are run...

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