Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 12/8/11
Here are some blogger’s and journalist’s reactions to the Jose Reyes saga. None are as rosy as the reactions I saw posted somewhere else the other day, so I thought I’d bring some balance to the Force. What follows is a perplexing thought that slapped me in the face this morning. Bob Klapisch, The Record Jose Reyes is neither a whiner nor a crybaby, a fact that bears repeating after what became an ugly day for him and the Mets. The shortstop, wearing a Marlins uniform at his introductory news conference, reminded Mets’ fans, “They didn’t want me there.” That prompted Sandy Alderson to fire back at his former star — the wrong move, compounded by the wrong choice of words. “If you’re asking whether I should have sent [Reyes] a box of chocolates, perhaps I should have done that,” Alderson said sarcastically on Wednesday. So why didn’t Reyes hear from the Mets? For the same reason they ultimately never made an offer: Because they weren’t interested in signing him. That’s the truth the
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