Red Sox

McAdam: Could Mets again be Red Sox’ trade partners?

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A year ago, the Red Sox filled their most pressing need by swinging a deal with the New York Mets, obtaining reliever Addison Reed in exchange for three pitching prospects from the lower minors.

Reed pitched well for the Sox, appearing in 29 games with a 3.33 ERA and providing them with an experienced high-leverage arm before leaving for a multi-year deal last winter with the Minnesota Twins.

Now, with the Sox again in the market for bullpen reinforcements, the Mets might again represent a good match for the Sox in trade discussions. Already, there's enough interest expressed that the Mets have instructed some scouts