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01-11-2004, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by jar jar links
vlady used the mets to get his price up. a rookie gm fell into an agents trap and now the mets are left at the alter. it was a good try. the only mistake the mets really made was telling the press they wanted him. if i were a mets fan i would be upset right now. but i thank god im not
I dont think he used the Mets to get his price up. If there was any team he used, it was the Orioles. It was very obvious that he didnt want to play in Baltimore because he left their huge offer on the table for weeks, as opposed to deciding on Anaheim's similar offer in basically one day.

As for the Mets telling the press they wanted him, I assume its pretty hard to conceal the fact that they made him an offer.

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