Six Things the Mets Will Miss About Jose Reyes

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Six Things the Mets Will Miss About Jose Reyes
Met fans nightmare: Reyes in a Marlins uniform

Mets fans saw it coming.

They knew Jose Reyes was not going to be a Met in 2012. No way. With the dire financial situation that face owners Fred and Jeff Wilpon, Reyes had as much chance of coming back to New York as Ron Paul does in becoming our next President (sorry, congressman Paul, I actually do like you).

It's time to move on. Reyes is a Miami Marlin now and Mets fans have to accept it. It doesn't make them happy, but they have to accept it. It's going to take a while to get used to it, though.

Why did he have to sign with a team within the division, though? Six years, $106 million. I know money talks, but that adds a little salt to the wound.

Why couldn't he have inked a free agent deal with the Angels or Cardinals, for example? They could use an upgrade at shortstop, can't they? It figures that he remains in the NL East.

With spring training just around the corner, let's stop and reflect one last time on the six things that fans of the not-so-Amazins' will miss the most about the 28-year old Dominican Republic dandy....

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