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The Future? Havens Wants The Present

Reese Havens is a big piece of the 2B puzzle

Reese Havens' status as one of the most promising prospects in the Mets organization is undeniable. However, due to injuries, Havens has found it difficult to put that promise into action over an extended period of time. 2010 was yet another truncated season which has stalled the advance of quite possibly the Mets second baseman of the future.

Benjamin Franklin once wrote, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes." In recent years, three things have been guaranteed: death, taxes and the Mets' willingness to shop Luis Castillo. The second baseman with the hefty salary has been dangled more times than a salami or a pepperoni at a New York deli. Given the organization's constant attempts to move him, it...

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