á For the third consecutive year, the New York Mets have bagged one of the biggest names in the free agent market. In 2008 they snatched up two-time Cy Young winner Johan Santana, last year it was K-Rod and now, pending a physical, they are set to bring left-fielder Jason Bay to Queens. But the real question here is, will the acquisition of Bay really matter this year in terms of being the Mets answer to postseason? We all watched the Mets collapse and miss the playoffs in 2008, when fans thought Santana would bring them to the World Series. á We all see how that turned out. Last year ended even worse for the Mets when they did not even finish the season over .500. The huge free-agent signing, namely K-Rod, was once again made out to be the savior by the fans. Again, we see how that work ...
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