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Press Row: Is Milledge the answer?

Lastings Milledge batted .277 at Norfolk.

Lastings Milledge has played 56 major league games and logged 166 at-bats, and the Mets' big question now is as follows: Has that exposure helped or hurt Milledge's value, both in the eyes of other clubs and in their own?

With Cliff Floyd a large question mark to return in 2007 (though early indications are that Floyd is at least a sentimental pick for one more season), the Mets will be forced to consider a 21-year-old Milledge as a possible Opening Day left fielder – one of their large holes that needs to be filled during the offseason. As the Bergen Record's Steve Popper examines in Thursday's paper, Milledge... Recommended Stories