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Mets and James Loney curious about one another.
Tampa Bay Rays’ James Loney follows the flight of his sixth-inning, two-run home run off New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia during a baseball game on Sunday, May 26, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Rays’ Yunel Escobar also scored on the hit. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
Joel Sherman of the New York Post is reporting today that the Mets have “at least some curiosity” about James Loney who is currently in Triple-A with the San Diego Padres organization. Loney’s representatives are expected to contact the Mets today to determine if there is a possible fit for their client.
I had listed Loney as a possible option for the Mets to explore outside of the organization as a replacement for Lucas Duda in a post last night, which you can read below: