Orioles right-hander Kevin Millwood and infielder Ty Wigginton are open to the idea of playing for the Mets if Baltimore decides to trade them before the July 31 deadline.
"I wouldn’t mind pitching in New York," Millwood told the New York Post. "It’s a great city, but it’s not really up to me whether I do or don’t." In fact, Millwood has a limited no-trade clause.
Millwood is 0-5 but has a 3.89 ERA and is averaging close to seven innings a start. He could be a solid mid-rotation starter for the Mets.
Wigginton, who leads the punchless O’s with 13 home runs, would be a potential upgrade over Fernando Tatis as a right-handed hitting utility player. He began his career with the Mets in 2002, then was traded to the Pirates in a July 2004 deadline deal for right-hander Kris Benson