Originally posted on Big League Stew  |  Last updated 11/15/11
'Duk's Dozen is a heaping morning serving of baseball items, links and takes — designed to keep you warm all offseason long. 1. Last week, this space featured a linked piece stating that Hanley Ramirez was looking forward to playing on the same Miami Marlins team as Jose Reyes. (This photo, taken during the 2009 WBC, suggests a close bond between the two.) Now, whether he was under the impression that his new teammate was being recruited to play center field, to catch or to call the team's games for its Spanish language network, we can't say for certain, but Hanley is reportedly not enthused over the possibility of ceding shortstop if the Fish land Reyes. SB Nation 2. Gee, this couldn't have anything to do with the six-year, $90 million deal that the Marlins reportedly offered Reyes, which is substantially more than the six-year, $70 million deal that Ramirez started in 2009? Fox Sports 3. There's still hope for Hanley's ego, though. New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson says the Jose Reyes derby
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