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Time for Mets to part ways with Bay

The outfielder represents all that has been wrong with the team in recent years

Updated: April 22, 2011, 10:41 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Jason Bay made his 2011 New York Mets debut on Thursday night.

Now, if only the team can figure out a way to get rid of him.

For sure, it may sound a bit harsh. But in reality, Bay represents all that has been wrong with the Mets the past five or so years. The team is filled with overpaid players who never lived up to their paychecks.

Bay, who hadn't played in a major league game since July 25, 2010, was back at the plate at Citi Field against the Houston Astros.

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