Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/27/12
The Mets placed both Andres Torres and Scott Hairston on waivers before the weekend, and while there’s no surprise there, if they were going to do it anyway, why wait until the finals days in August? Teams like the Dodgers may have had big interest in Hairston and we could have netted a considerable return, not sure we’ll get that much for him at this point although there is a rumor going around that he may have been claimed. By whom I have no idea. But last week I asked some of our writers the following question about the hairless Hairston… Scott Hairston is probably going to command at least a $3 million dollar deal on the open market, That’s a lot of dough for a 4th outfielder or even a right-handed part of a platoon. Should the Mets bring him back? Clare Lafferty - Hairston has been a solid hitter and is fine in the outfield. Since the Mets put him on waivers recently, they are obviously trying to see what the market may bring. So, I think, while they  have appreciated Scott’s play,
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