Found January 23, 2012 on BigAppleMetsTalk:
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The Mets have been rumored to have interest in free agent outfielder Cody Ross. Cody would be a very nice addition to a weak hitting bench. He also has the ability to start if needed.

The Mets bench currently consists of Mike Nickeas, Ronny Cedeno, Scott Hairston and Justin Turner. Ross would instantly become the top bat off the bench and provides insurance if any of the potential outfield starters struggle.

Right now it appears that the Mets are just keeping tabs on the situation, but Ross would be a welcome addition if he signs. He can play all three outfield positions and he will provide power. He hit 14 home runs last season in just over 300 at bats.

I hope Sandy is able to get this done at a reasonable cost. If so this may be one  of his best signings as the Mets General Manager.

 

 

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