The Angels somehow underperformed with Pujols and an MVP type season in Trout.
The Marlins simply didn't have enough Talent to build a contender prior to all the Free Agent signings, Bell fell of the map (overpaying a reliver isn't wise unless you're talking about a player like Rivera).
However the Free agents the Mets got did perform sans Heath Bell. If Miami had some patience, didn't press the abandoned ship button, they probably would have a bounce back season.
Also, having Ozzie Guillén as their manager was most likely a PR hype move instead of a baseball one, trying to get people to the stadium.
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