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01-19-2013, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Ref9 View Post
ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports the decision to leave the game belonged to Reyes alone and manager Terry Collins said he honored the request in order to maintain the respect between him and his players.
"I said, 'If I go 1-for-1, take me out of the game,'" Reyes told reporters. "And I did that. If I went 0-for-1, maybe I'm still in the game until I get a hit. ... I wanted to stay in the game, but (Mets fans) have to understand, too, what's going on. They have to feel happy about it if I win the batting title. I do that for the team, for the fans too, because they've been supporting me all the way through."

You have to remember Ryan Braun of the Brewers was just a point or two BA behind him on the last day of the season
I just don't understand the hatred. It's not like it was a division clinching game or anything.

It's one heck of a way to go out as a Met. I'd be giving him a round of applause.

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