Mets meet with Colon's rep
While the 40-year-old Colon would receive the type of short-term deal that makes sense for the Mets, the dollars he should command would appear above the team's desired price range.
Colon went 18-6 with a 2.65 ERA in 30 starts for the Oakland Athletics last season.
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