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Hotwire: Benitez to San Francisco Close

Felix could be dealt to New York, twice.

According to a published report, the New York Mets are close to making a three-way-deal that would ship out closer Armando Benitez in return for two sets of prospects. The talks are "definitely heating up" according to the report and could occur by the weekend.

The Bergen Record reports the Mets are on the verge of trading Armando Benitez to the San Francisco Giants for right-handed reliever Felix Rodriguez and prospects, citing a major league source... Recommended Stories