Found November 10, 2011 on Mets360.com:
If you are immersed in the Mets’ blogosphere, you assuredly have read the obituary that has been written for the Mets, since it seems unlikely that the Mets will retain their franchise shortstop Jose Reyes. If Reyes leaves- it is told through many others-the Mets will be one chaotic mess. Expect the demise of the Mets to be greatly exaggerated. Look, the Mets haven’t been a good baseball ball club for the last three years. The Mets’ record in the last three years (226 and 260) suggests that they have been an incompetent team. Mets’ fans have to face the reality that their team hasn’t been a player in NL for years.  2006 was five years ago and gone is the thought they are close to resembling a playoff caliber team. By the way, in those three years, who was playing shortstop for the majority of the time? Jose Reyes. The same player many Mets’ fans are obsessing to keep. I am in no way advocating for the Mets to not pursue Reyes and make an appropriate offer, but rather I ...
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