While they will listen to any offers, Adrian Beltre and Yu Darvish are "on a different level," according to sources.
Phillies Hamels Moving In The Right Direction - RealGM Wiretap The Phillies and Cole Hamels are "moving in the right direction" in talks on a contract extension, according to sources. Philadelphia's willingness to give the left-hander six years was a key development in talks. Mets Could Still Entertain Trading Ike Davis - RealGM Wiretap
The Mets are open to trading Ike Davis, according to a baseball source.
New York believes Davis will have value on the market because he has big power potential (27 homers, 81 RBIs, .223.302.444 slash line in 529 plate appearances this season).
Davis may lose some trade value, however, because of additional comments made by the industry source. The Mets are reportedly upset with the slugger for his unwillingness to make adjustments and be coached.
They are also worried about Davis staying out too late after games.
Beane Preaches Patience With Struggling Athletics - RealGM Wiretap
The Oakland Athletics have the worst record in the Major Leagues (14-26), but Billy Beane isn't panicking.
The Athletics have been depleted by injuries, but Beane isn't ready to overhaul the roster.
"I think we need to ride this thing out http://www.teamargentinasoccershop.com/Ezequiel-Lavezzi-Copa-America-Jersey/ , get some players back," he said. "It's similar to the last time we talked 10 days ago. We got Coco [Crisp] back, but we've lost [Jarrod] Parker and [Ike] Davis. We're still looking to get [Sean] Doolittle and [Ben] Zobrist. We need to wait for guys to get back and hope that will help."