Jason Bay gets few days off

Updated: June 10, 2011, 5:09 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

New York Mets outfielder Jason Bay, who is in the midst of an 0-for-23 slump, will sit for at least two games while trying to regroup, manager Terry Collins said.

Collins insisted Bay will not lose his starting job, and there was no benefit in asking Bay to go to the minors. Jason Pridie filled in at the position for Thursday's series finale against the Milwaukee Brewers.

"It's not like a month layoff or anything," Bay said. "It's a couple of days. We'll see if that works." ...

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