Elmer Dessens very quietly had a nice year for the Amazins in 2009. (PHOTO BY ICON SMI) BY MICHAEL GANCI
Although this is not the biggest of news, it is still news, and I am starving to report it. The Mets are close to re-signing reliever Elmer Dessens to a contract that would bring him back for the 2010 season, and I think that is something that he definitely earned.
Now, this is not I guy I would envision as a permanent fixture in the bullpen next season, but he could be a nice signing in terms of depth—something I have been stressing since the season ended.
Last year, the Mets found themselves without a fallback plan, and a lot of that was impossible to prepare for, but the club needs to prepare both the Major League and Triple A levels with guys who are capable of f ...
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