In his blog for ESPN.com, Buster Olney says Sandy Alderson’s approach to Jose Reyes this winter is this:
“They are not going to engage in a bidding war for the shortstop. They will make an offer they feel comfortable with, and if it’s rejected, they will move on – and so if the Marlins’ offer is as aggressive as expected, there would appear to be almost no chance Reyes will go back to the Mets.”
Marlins owner David Samson told local radio that Reyes was in Miami on Wednesday visiting with the Marlins and touring their new ballpark.
Matthew Cerrone (posted on Nov. 10, 2011, at 4:12 pm): This sounds about right, since I’ve been hearing for a while (and this in regards to any player) that Sandy Alderson and his staff will set a value and that will be that. I mean, they’re not robots, and they’re going to start low, haggle, etc., but – for the most part – I think they have a price point and if another team is willing to cross it, so be it. This is scary (for those of us who want Reyes to