Trade interest and conversations surrounding a possible deal for Colon are expected to increase over the next week, ESPN New York reports.

by Jul 14, 1:20 PM

Trade interest and conversations surrounding a possible deal for Colon are expected to increase over the next week, ESPN New York reports.

Analysis:

This report confirms what had been reported about a week ago but notes that Colon has officially been made available. Colon, who will start the Mets' first game after the All-Star break Friday in San Diego, is making $9 million this year and $11 million next season. The Mets are in the market for a shortstop and a left fielder.