With Beltran out, Mets in no rush to deal

Unless something extraordinary pops up, expect Sandy Alderson & Co. to stand pat

Updated: July 29, 2011, 10:17 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

CINCINNATI -- General manager Sandy Alderson does not intend to dismantle the New York Mets any further by Sunday's 4 p.m. trading deadline.

That is, "unless something extraordinary comes up," Alderson said.

So, Francisco Rodriguez and Carlos Beltran are elsewhere, while Jose Reyes, Jason Isringhausen, Tim Byrdak, Chris Capuano and Ronny Paulino stay. And the Mets can take a stab at trying to catch the Atlanta Braves for the wild card with their remaining roster intact.

"Let ...

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