Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/26/11
After asking one of my buddies at work, a long suffering Mets fan like myself, to read my post about Cespedes this morning, he remarked afterward, “well there’s a player Mets fans won’t be thankful for next Thanksgiving.” What a freaking genius – and from a 20-year Jarhead no less. So let me get a one year head start and give you a few things the Mets won’t be thankful for next Thanksgiving… Jason Bay – Sorry to break this to you Mets fans, but while the newly adjusted dimensions at Citi Field might account for 2-3 extra home runs for Jason Bay in 2012, it still won’t explain away his .243 batting average from last season. That’s the sign of typical decline and at 33 it could get worse, not better. Oh and by the way, he actually had no problems hitting in Citi anyway, it was his .215 average on the road that raised all the alarms. But hey, Bay gives it his all, although I’d rather have 75% of Jose Reyes than 125% of Jason Bay right now. Mike Pelfrey – Mets want to tender Mike Pelfrey
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