Found November 14, 2012 on 213 Miles From Shea:
PLAYERS: RA DickeyJason Bay
TEAMS: New York Mets
It has been easy to become a dyspeptic Mets fan the last few years. Injuries. Insipid performances from ownership promising change and not delivering. Some times, the talk of playing competitive ball, or just being a positive fan base sounds like prattle. The Jason Bay contract several years ago is now seen as a document that reeks of meretriciousness. Sometimes following this baseball team has made me feel like a curmudgeon, rather than the youthful, optimistic 23 year old that I should be. However, the last 24 hours has been a nice, jocular change of pace. Jose Reyes was traded to Toronto, which pretty close to a polar opposite of Miami. In a nice rejoinder of all of the criticism of Mets BFBS alternate uniforms that have been with us through the years, the Mets displayed two new, beautiful color alternates that are filled with team history this morning. But the icing on the cake, the big moment of the day, was hearing R.A. Dickey’s name announced as the Cy Young award winner. The...
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