Originally posted on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 12/21/12
The New York Mets are reportedly hot on the trail of former Cleveland Indians outfielder Grady Sizemore. Heard the #Mets are very interested in Grady Sizemore. He’s coming off microfracture surgery, but I would def take a shot w him. — Kevin Burkhardt (@KBurkhardtSNY) December 20, 2012 Sizemore is coming off a second microfracture knee surgery and is not expected to be healthy  — at the very least –until the middle of the 2013 season. A three-time All-Star, Sizemore is entering his age-30s season. Sizemore hasn’t appeared in a major league game since September 22, 2011 and has hit .220 in just 104 games since the end of 2009, having his career limited by a bevy of health issues. The Mets, providing quite the headline fodder this offseason, have spent their resources in locking David Wright up in an eight-year deal and trading away Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey. [Related: Acta Goes Down, But Antonetti Should Have Gone With Him]
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