Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said the team is still exploring its options before Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline. The Padres are doing the same, but are likely sellers. Each club is at a tipping point that will affect its future both this season and beyond. But first, they'll have to decide this series in Queens.
The Mets will send veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon to the mound against Padres righty Tyson Ross in the second of a three-game series.
Alden Woods is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.