Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/8/12
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The very hot topic lately with the Metsmerized Nation, and with Mets fans in general, has been the future of the Metropolitans’ outfield, and more specifically, Jason Bay’s future with the team. Mike B noted in his post earlier that Sandy Alderson has stated that the Mets are not simply going to eat Bay’s contract and release him. This all but crushes many Mets fans dreams of a team without the automatic out that we call Jason Bay in the lineup for 2013. But if the Mets are insisting on having an automatic out in their lineup, I have come up with a solution that could potentially lead to higher ticket sales, and help pay off some of that money that is owed to Jason Bay. …as you all wait on the edge of your seat for me to unveil my master plan. My amazin’ solution is that the Mets should randomly select a fan, before every game, to play left field. Let’s face it…it can’t get any worse. If anything else, you will draw more fans to the stadium if they thought they actually had a chanc...
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