Unfortunately, due to many outside issues pressuring the club financially, you can also make a great case that Reyes will more than likely not be on the squad in 2012.
Whether it’s the Mets’ financial woes dealing with the Madoff Ponzi scheme, or GM Sandy Alderson's statement that, “it makes good sense to see him play a time or two before we make decisions”—either way, it seems like Reyes is more than likely a goner.
Quite depressing, to say the least.
However, as Reyes continues to return to the vintage form that we’ve seen thus far in 2011, he will at least command a decent amount of compensation on the trade block.
Here are the seven teams that will more than likely get in on the Jose Reyes bidding war come the July 31st MLB trade deadline.