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Mets are considering releasing Jose Reyes


Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that the Mets are considering releasing Jose Reyes.

This is not, in and of itself, surprising, inasmuch as Reyes is not a good baseball player anymore. He’s hitting .141/.208/.197, with just two extra-base hits through 71 plate appearances and he can’t really play defense anymore. In short: there is virtually no reason whatsoever for a major league baseball team to employ Jose Reyes.

So what’s the holdup? The Mets wanna do something special:

A “proper sendoff” for Jose Reyes? This is something that is giving Mets executives pause? I’m guessing, if we looked even moderately hard, we could find 200 players more worthy of a “proper sendoff” from their organizations for being good guys or august institutions that didn’t get them before we shed any tears about Reyes.

Hey, it’s your franchise, Mets. Do what you want with it.

Braves minor leaguer Braxton Davidson fractures foot on walk-off homer in AFL Championship Game

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Braves minor league first baseman Braxton Davidson played the hero during the Arizona Fall League Championship Game on Saturday, but followed up his game-winning homer with what appeared to be a broken left foot.

Braxton had just lofted a 2-1 pitch from Nationals left-hander Taylor Guilbeau in the bottom of the 10th inning and was making his way around the bases when he started hopping on his right foot as he neared the plate. After being helped off the field, that the infielder was quickly taken to a local hospital for further examination, the results of which have yet to be made public.

The 22-year-old helped lift the Peoria Javelinas to their fifth AFL title and second since 2017. He went 2-for-5 with a single and home run in Saturday’s finale over the Salt River Rafters. During the regular season, he completed his third consecutive campaign in High-A and slashed .171/.281/.365 with a career-high 20 home runs and a .646 OPS through 481 plate appearances.