MLB Trade Deadline: What the K-Rod Trade Tells Us About Possible Mets Fire Sale

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MLB Trade Deadline: What the K-Rod Trade Tells Us About Possible Mets Fire Sale
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For all the talk and speculation about the financial troubles and potential fire sale of elite talent by the New York Mets this season, something significant finally happened during the All-Star Game on July 12.

That night, Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez was dealt to the Milwaukee Brewers for two players to be named later.

With Mets GM Sandy Alderson urging people not to read too far into this as a sign that the Mets are giving up on this season, all signs point to the contrary.

So, what does the K-Rod trade tell us about the intentions of New York's front office?

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