Last week in Indianapolis, an offer was made hours before the end of the week long session to Jason Bay. He has not yet accepted Omar Minaya's offer and its becoming more likely that he will not be on the Mets in 2010. In 2009, the Mets sent nine men to play in left field, but Gary Sheffield was by far the most reliable for much of the season. Daniel Murphy was a failed experiment in left field, but found his home at first base. Jeremy Reed and Corey Sullivan also saw substantial time in left field, but neither has been tendered contracts by the Mets. Sheffield was signed by the Mets last April, mainly thanks to David Wright, who reached out to him by text message and let Sheffield know that the Mets would love to have him in their clubhouse and in their lineup. It be ...
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