Found November 28, 2012 on Metstradamus:
With the Mets not in on any free agents in the range of Michael Bourn to Josh Hamilton, and with the only other way to acquire decent players in the off-season seemingly being off limits, then one would wonder what the point is of even showing up at the winter meetings next week. Hell, hotel rooms cost money. Room service costs money The candy used to lure other GM's to your room so that you don't have to change out of your pajamas to go visit another GM's room ... yes, cost money. This is money that can be put toward David Wright's new contract, making the difference between $125 million and $142 million.(All right, that might be an exaggeration. We all know that only Oliver Perez can eat $17 million worth of candy.)But there's a guy who might make the meetings worth it if the Mets decide to show up: In wake of Ryan Madson deal, #Angels were letting clubs know today that Jordan Walden is very available. — Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) November 28, 2012 Walden is...
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