Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/8/12
As the New York Mets returned home, one of the big questions surrounding the team was the future of outfielder Jason Bay. General Manager Sandy Alderson had hinted before the team’s road trip that Bay would get an 11 game opportunity to show where he fit into the team’s plans for the remainder of this season and beyond. When Bay disappointed on the trip, many began to wonder about the future of the beleagured outfielder. The answer to Bay’s fate and much more will be revealed in this week’s edition of Mets 101 News and Notes. Let’s start with: Bay To Stay: Jason Bay will be remaining with the Mets, MetsBlog.com reports. GM Sandy Alderson told ESPN New York’s Andrew Marchand that Bay is not going anywhere for the foreseeable future, and that he does not feel that it is necessary to buy out Bay’s contract at this time. Speculation was rampant that Alderson, who had bought out the contracts of Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez last season, could buy out Bay’s deal to give him and the club...
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