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Adios

I wasn’t sure I was going to write about Jose Reyes. I thought about just letting this day go by without weighing in, without dwelling on it, and just try to focus on other things — fantasy football, bowl season, Christmas — in the hopes that I might miss any press conferences or introductions in

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Spontaneous prose on the Mets’ craptastic offseason

This post was going to be about Ben Sheets, but it just took on a life of its own and went in a totally different direction. So here’s this … For myriad reasons, the Mets’ list of offseason acquisitions is meager. Even that collection of names is misleading, because half of them were minor league

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Mets can’t miss out on Sheets, too

The interest in free-agent rehab project Ben Sheets seems to involve four teams: the A’s, Cubs, Mets and Rangers. There might be a few others lurking on the fringe, waiting to swoop in with a stealth offer, but it seems likely that Sheets will eventually sign with one of those four clubs. While the Rangers

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Banking on the signing of Bay

I like the Mets’ signing of Jason Bay. I really do. I know they need a starting pitcher, because Oliver Perez has a long way to go to prove he’s anything more than a cash suck and Jonathan Niese is probably not the No. 5 starter they need right now, but Bay was another big

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Mets miss out on a Marquis move

I haven’t been as upset as some Mets fans were when John Lackey signed with the Red Sox (I can understand their reluctance at the fifth year) or even when the Phillies got Roy Halladay, mainly because they did have to give up Cliff Lee. And for the most part, I’m OK with Jason Bay

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