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Mets' slide adds pressure to sell now

Trade talk intensifies as the Amazin's limp into the All-Star break

Updated: July 12, 2011, 9:18 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- New York Mets manager Terry Collins approached Carlos Beltran and Jose Reyes in a corner of the visitors' clubhouse at AT&T Park on Sunday afternoon and playfully told the duo: "I don't want you two making a trade for yourself on the plane."

Beltran and Reyes were preparing to travel with the large San Francisco Giants contingent to the All-Star Game. And the NL West leaders are buyers, potentially for Beltran, before the July 31 deadline.

On the other ...

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