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Coutinho: Here’s Why Jose Reyes Will Stay With The Mets

Where will Jose Reyes be playing in 2012? That’s been openly discussed all season long. The speculation will only intensify during the final few weeks, so I decided to take a look at the numbers to see what could happen — and Mets fans might like the results.


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Sandy Alderson: Despite Cuts, Mets’ Payroll Expected To Top $100M

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson says he expects the team’s payroll to be cut next season, just not as drastically as some media reports have projected.


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Somers’ Monologue: The Money Store, Fred Wilpon’s Last Resort?

“We all know about the story in The New Yorker and the story in SI. Now tonight, we have learned exclusively that MAD Magazine is reporting…” Is reporting what?! You’ll just have to listen…


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Mets’ Payroll Under $100M In 2012? Alderson Says Don’t ‘Overreact’ To Reports

The bad news keeps piling on for Mets fans. Not only did owner Fred Wilpon tell SI’s Tom Verducci that the franchise is “bleeding cash” but that the team is unlikely to re-invest most of the money coming off the payroll in 2012.