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With Jon Niese out with a shoulder injury, a rival executive called Parnell the Mets most valuable potential trade chip. Contending teams often use the trade deadline to fortify their bullpens, and Parnells power arm and contract status (two years from free agency) make him an attractive target. However, a person familiar with the Mets thinking said moving the 28-year-old would be unlikely. |(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

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Mets trade chips

Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler arent going anywhere. Ditto for David Wright. So where does that put the Mets leading into the July 31 trade deadline? Well, that depends on whether GM Sandy Alderson is willing to part with his organizations store of young pitching. Newsdays Marc Carig looks at the Mets top trade chips.

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