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Mets non-tender John Maine

Updated: December 3, 2010, 1:11 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

Right-hander John Maine, who helped pitch the New York Mets to within a game of the World Series in 2006, has been cut loose by the organization.

Maine, 29, was not tendered a contract at Thursday's deadline for arbitration-eligible players to be offered the right to have a hearing to set their 2011 salaries. He made $3.3 million last season while being limited to 39 2/3 innings by shoulder woes, necessitating the organization's decision, since a player must make at least 80 percent ...

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