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Time for Mets to shift focus to Reyes

As the shortstop's value rises, it's time for the Amazin's to part ways with David Wright

Updated: June 20, 2011, 5:28 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

As it turns out, the New York Mets put their money on the wrong guy five summers back. They gave Jose Reyes a relatively short and employer-friendly contract three days before turning over one of those face-of-the-franchise deals to David Wright.

Reyes accepted four years and $23.35 million before Wright scored six years and $55 million. Right here, right now, life would be so much easier for the Mets if they could put one deal in place of the other as easily as their old sugar daddy, Bernie ...

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