Found October 23, 2011 on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog:
“Mets fans do need to realize that its a business, and there’s a real possibility [Jose Reyes] is with another team next season.  If it happens, the team will move on without him, and will likely be just fine in the long run.  It’s hard to imagine, but things will be ok.  It’s like getting dumped in high school.  When it happens, it feels terrible, like you’ll never find anyone else.  But eventually everything works out and you look back and laugh.” ~ Chris Matassino, SNY Why Guys Michael Baron: I admit, I was far more confident a month ago that Reyes would be back in 2012. I still believe both sides wanting to come to an agreement holds some value. But there might ultimately be a large difference in opinion between the Mets and Reyes’ camp in terms of Jose’s overall value right now, and once he hits the open market (which he will), I do fear that as time goes on, the chances of him returning further dwindle. However, I understand what Chris is saying and as unpleasant as such a ...
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