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Report: Mets check with Rockies on Tulo, CarGo

The National League's Troy Tulowitzki, of the Colorado

The National League's Troy Tulowitzki, of the Colorado Rockies, hits during the Home Run Derby, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (Credit: AP / Jim Mone)

MILWAUKEE -- If Rockies stars Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez wind up on the trading block, the Mets intend to be suitors, according to a report in the New York Post.

The report cites an NL executive, who called the pitching-deep Mets a “perfect partner” in a trade with the Rockies, “who always need to address pitching.”

The Mets have targeted shortstop and leftfield as places they can upgrade.

Tulowitzki, 29, is four-time all-star who has also dealt with injury issues through the years. If he’s traded, Tulowitzki has five years and at least $106-million remaining on his contract.

Gonzalez, 28, is a two-time all-star who has three years, $53- million remaining on his deal after this season.

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