Found December 23, 2013 on Mets360.com:
But our tokens of compliment and love are for the most part barbarous. Rings and other jewels are not gifts, but apologies for gifts. The only gift is a portion of thyself. Thou must bleed for me. Therefore the poet brings his poem; the shepherd, his lamb; the farmer, corn; the miner, a gem; the sailor, coral and shells; the painter, his picture; the girl, a handkerchief of her own sewing. This is right and pleasing, for it restores society in so far to its primary basis, when a man’s biography is conveyed in his gift, and every man’s wealth is an index of his merit. With that being said, here are my gifts for the Mets for the upcoming year: Vic Black – Continued good luck with his HR rate.  Black seemed to be a solid reliever but his xFIP checked in last year at 4.70 in the majors.  Amazing with a 4.0 HR/FB rate will do for a fellow. Bartolo Colon – An unlimited supply of stem cells, or whatever it is that makes him so stingy with walks (1.37 BB/9 last year). Travis d’Arnaud – T...
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