Originally written on Metstradamus  |  Last updated 11/17/12
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If the title of this blog post hasn't scared you off yet, then obviously you have some morbid curiosity regarding how anybody who is not in Brian Bixler's immediate family can write a thousand words on Brian Bixler. And not just how ... but why. Why? Simple answer: This is the Mets' version of "hot stove season". Writing a post about Brian Bixler, who was signed by the Mets yesterday, might be the only shot I've got to discuss any sort of addition until this time next year. So, you get a post to lead off your Saturday that is somewhat related to Brian Bixler. But I'm going to warn you right now: If you get to the end of this, it'll be five minutes of your life that you'll never get back. So here it goes:The best thing that I can say about Brian Bixler is ... that he's not Melky Cabrera. I had been resigned to the fact that the Mets would take a flyer on Cabrera to help him get his career back on track for slightly higher than the standard one-three million dollars given to injury re...
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