Originally written on Metstradamus  |  Last updated 11/14/12
Jose Reyes is now a Toronto Blue Jay ... not even one calendar year after he signed a six year, $106 million contract with the Miami Marlins. Don't cry for Reyes too much. He made his own bed by going after the largest deal on the table (and pretty much the only deal on the table), while assuming all risks in signing a backloaded deal with a franchise known for its garage sales. And he hasn't made out too badly. The better situation that Jose knew he was going to might be the one he hasn't experienced yet. And he's not going to come out too badly in this. Think about it, he's going to make the money that only the Marlins were willing to pay him, and now he doesn't have to play for the Marlins anymore. To me, that's the best of both worlds.But there's a reason that players ask for no-trade clauses. And now we know why the Marlins don't give any ... so they can pull disgraceful crap like this every five to ten years or so. (And make no mistake, this is absolutely disgraceful.) Jose Re...
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