Finally. After what seemed like an eternity, especially to the Flushing faithful who suffered through this dismal 2009 campaign, the New York Mets finally made a big time move this offseason when they agreed to terms on Tuesday with free agent outfielder Jason Bay. The Mets, who where beginning to look like their frugality would deny them the chance of landing any big-name free agent, once again proved that patience is a virtue by playing the waiting game. While many experts predicted New York would have to add another year to its offer in order to land the Red Sox clean-up hitter, the Mets waited, refusing to bid against themselves. Ultimately, the move worked, as the Mets were able to land Bay with their original offer of four years and roughly $65 million. The Mets, who had a hole to fi ...
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