Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/22/11
C.J. Wilson According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, one GM said he envisioned a $75 million, five-year deal for Rangers ace C.J. Wilson. “He has been a bomb in this postseason, but the laws of supply and demand still help”, he writes. One GM suggested Wilson would do better with a non-playoff team because of his better regular-season performance. Mets anyone? I’ve already shared my thoughts on Wilson a few times in the last few weeks. 1. He would instantly upgrade the Mets rotation. 2. He’ll hold down the forst until our pitching prospects are ready. 3. He will take the stress off a bullpen that got taxed thanks to five or six inning pitchers like Capuano, Gee, Pelfrey and Niese. 4. He won’t cost as much as a typical ace. 5. He probably won’t get more than a 4-year deal. Jose Reyes David Lennon of Newsday tweeted that Mets are very wary of the Washington Nationals as an up-and-coming team that will target shortstop Jose Reyes this offseason. He also says that two Mets players told him they
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