With all due respect, that doesn't sound right. No one in their right mind thought the Mets weren't going to exercise that option. The only alternative was to just let him walk away.
Originally Posted by Captain Moroni
the only questions are whether he will be extended beyond the option year, traded during the 2013 season, or allowed to leave via free agency after the season a la Jose Reyes.
But not picking up his option was, er, not really an option.
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