From the now THAT would be something file...ESPN's Buster Olney is reporting the Mets and Dodgers are mulling over trading bad contracts: the Mets would unload second-baseman Luis Castillo on L.A. while the Dodgers would dump Andruw Jones on the Mets.
Olney writes that the Mets, if they acquire Jones, might use him in right field, where Ryan Church currently plays. Hypothetically, Church could then be traded for starting or relief pitching help. Read more here, by clicking this link: espn.com
Meanwhile, the Boston Globe continues to report that the Mets may be interested in signing free agent catcher Jason Varitek, who free agent pitchers Derek Lowe and Pedro Martinez have always raved about, when they threw to him in Boston.