Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/25/12
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According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets will not cut slumped outfielder Jason Bay in neither the offseason or this spring said a team source. Puma’s source went as far to say there is “zero” chance that the organization will release him or be asked to compete for a job in Spring Training. The source said many decisions regarding the makeup of next year’s roster still have not been determined, but team brass has already resolved to stick with Bay. “He’s a part of this team,” the source said. Before last night’s 6-2 win over the Pirates, Bay, who didn’t play, said he had no knowledge of the organization’s plans for him. However, he didn’t seem to think competing for a job in spring training would be a fruitful exercise. “I don’t think there’s a role they are going to put me in that they haven’t already seen, is there?” Bay said. “You’re talking about Oliver Perez shows up, they try to make him a lefty specialist. I’ve played every day. I’ve not played every
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