Found September 14, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
Angel Pagan is the #3 ranked free agent outfielder this offseason. Could any of you have ever imagined this? Me doing a post gathering data from Fangraphs and even using WAR to illustrate the point of this post? Who says you can’t teach an old dog a new trick… Anyway, I’m still trying to wrap my brain around all these wholesale changes that are apparently coming this offseason according to Sandy Alderson. The Mets GM Sandy always loves to talk about “options” and “possibilities”, and you find him using those words whenever he’s asked about any particular player, in-season and offseason strategies, or just the plan for the future in general. Last offseason, I considered fixing the bullpen and replacing Reyes at the top of the order as two of our primary objectives. Alderson recently admitted that we failed on both those fronts and even took responsibility for those failures publicly  I’m glad he recognized how badly he misfired because it gives me hope that he might get it right this...
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