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Jason Bay is coming to life

Jul 6, 2011, 8:55 AM EDT

Jason Bay

It’s hard to remember a free agent signing that led to so much buyer’s remorse so soon as Jason Bay‘s has. But maybe, just maybe, Bay will be able to change some minds.

He’s off to a good start with that, hitting two homers and driving in four last night in Los Angeles. Overall he has an eight-game hitting streak in which he’s hitting .366 and in which he has driven in 12 runs.  The last couple days worth of hotness has been well-timed too, coming with Jose Reyes out of the lineup and allowing the Mets to keep their mojo working.

So: Jason Bay, dead man surprisingly walking. And maybe not so dead after all.

  1. Phillies Homer - Jul 6, 2011 at 9:05 AM

    Jason Bay is a Met… so, by definition… he’s a loser. He should have stayed a Pirate!

    Ha… nothing like insinuating being a Pirate is better than being a Met!

    • phukyouk - Jul 6, 2011 at 9:22 AM

      um… you just laughed at your own “joke”

    • aceshigh11 - Jul 6, 2011 at 9:42 AM

      halladaysbicept…is that you?

      • Phillies Homer - Jul 6, 2011 at 9:49 AM

        I’m insulted… please don’t call me bicepts again.

    • marshmallowsnake - Jul 6, 2011 at 1:22 PM

      He had no control over staying a Pirate. They traded him…now, he should have stayed in Boston. That park was tailor made for him.

  2. sdelmonte - Jul 6, 2011 at 9:20 AM

    It’s alive….it’s alive…IT’S ALIVE!

  3. mississippimusicman - Jul 6, 2011 at 9:47 AM

    Now, if only his zombie contagion would spread to Dan Uggla.

    • FC - Jul 6, 2011 at 9:52 AM

      Maybe it already has, in that Case Uggla should start hitting sometime in 2013

  4. deathmonkey41 - Jul 6, 2011 at 1:10 PM

    You think it led to buyer’s remorse faster than Lackey or K-Rod did? Or even Carl Pavano with the Yanks? I think he’s been kind of overlooked because the Mets haven’t really been in contention after May since he’s signed.

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