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Pagan and Pelfrey Will Be Tendered: According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, the Mets will tender contracts to both Angel Pagan and Mike Pelfrey. The two contracts are expected to total somewhere in the $10 million range for 2012. It was reported last week that the Mets planned to tender Pagan and yesterday Scott Boras stated that he believed Pelfrey would be tendered. It was more of a given that Pelfrey would be tendered than Pagan out of lack of in-house starting pitching, but it appears that the Mets will not be able to find a decent centerfielder that is cheaper than what they will likely pay Pagan at arbitration. When asked about Pagan, Sandy Alderson said: “I think Angel gave us quite a bit that maybe was underappreciated. Maybe the defense was not up to his expectation or even ours. But he gave us some speed on the bases. He filled in, I think, reasonably well for Jose when he was out, filled in at the top of the lineup. So I think there were some positive things there that maybe ...
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