Mets must pull the trigger, deal Reyes

Sandy Alderson needs to clean house, and the shortstop's value can't get much higher

Updated: May 10, 2011, 8:14 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The New York Mets can't afford to be prisoners of the moment.

Everyone knows this franchise needs an overhaul. Big time. It has to be broken down and built back up. There are no more quick fixes -- no magical free-agent signings out there to turn the Mess back into the Mets.

Enter Jose Reyes.

The Mets can't be afraid to pull the trigger on a deal that will send Reyes, their starting shortstop and one-time pride and joy, packing sooner rather than later ...

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