New York Mets: 3 Moves to Clear Payroll and Stay Competitive

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New York Mets: 3 Moves to Clear Payroll and Stay Competitive
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With the July 31st trade deadline quickly approaching, now is the time for the New York Mets to decide how to clear payroll and stay competitive. 

The expectation going into the season was that the Mets would be out of contention by the trade deadline, giving ownership the green light to go ahead and gut their high priced roster in an attempt to retool the farm system. 

However, Terry Collins and his club have thrown a wrench into those plans, currently sitting at 39-39 and just 4.5 games behind the wild card leading Atlanta Braves

How can the Mets, in such financial turmoil, improve their monetary position while still fielding a competitive ball club? 

Here are three moves the New York Mets can make to clear payroll and stay competitive. 

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