The New York Mets are currently at 16-17 for the 2014 season. Considering they are around .500 for their winning percentage, it's tough to determine whether this team will be buying or selling by the trade deadline.
If the Mets play well for the rest of the first half, they could try to send prospects among others to upgrade the major league roster. However, if the Mets do not play particularly well, they could look to send certain major leaguers to contenders in exchange for prospects that could help in the future.
Here are three trades the Mets should already be considering.
Statistics are courtesy of MLB.com.