Mets will give video tribute to Reyes

According to a team source, the Mets will acknowledge Jose Reyes’ nine years in New York with a video tribute on April 24, Andy Martino reports in the Daily News.

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For more on the Mets lists of video tributes, check out this report by Martino.

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Vinny Cartiglia: Really!?! There is no denying that Jose was a dynamic player for the Mets – not to mention my favorite player next to Carlos Beltran. And so, if the Mets want to honor Reyes after he retires, great. I’m all for it. I’ll even buy three tickets to bring my wife and son. Right now, though, let the fans honor him with a standing ovation and a nice Jose-Jose-Jose chant and call it a day.

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Matthew Cerrone (April 17, 9:56 am): I think this is ridiculous. The Mets did something similar for Mike Piazza when he returned with the Padres after leaving as a free agent. But, that was a bit different. Mike was nearing retirement, clearly on his last legs, and the two sides needed to part ways and everyone knew it. The end of his career was only a matter of time, and could have actually happened mid season that year. Jose is 28 years old, entering the prime of his career and chose to take more money to play for a division rival.  In this scenario, given where he is in his career, and the team he is on, this just doesn’t feel right to me.