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Report: Mets interested in Kelly Shoppach

The Mets may try to acquire Red Sox

The Mets may try to acquire Red Sox catcher Kelly Shoppach, according to a recent report. (Credit: AP)

The Mets' search for an upgrade at catcher has led them to Boston.

If talks with the Rockies for backstop Ramon Hernandez don't prove fruitful, the Mets may consider trying to acquire Kelly Shoppach, according to Peter Gammons.

We profiled the pros and cons of bringing Shoppach to Citi Field yesterday in Part 2 of our Mets possible upgrades and trade targets series.

And for a refresher on Hernandez, click here to see the reasoning behind trading for Colorado's catcher.

Tags: Kelly Shoppach , Mets , Josh Thole , Mike Nickeas

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