April 25, 2012 12:00 AM
" It had all the makings of a dark Mets day.
Jose Reyes was back at Citi Field in a different uniform, bringing back memories of what was and what could have been along with fresh thoughts about what isn't this season. That would have been enough to set the scene for tears all by itself.
The Mets decided to double down on the bad feelings, though. Before the game started, they announced that Jason Bay (broken ribs) and Mike Pelfrey (elbow) were headed to the disabled list, stretching the depth of a thin organization a bit more than anyone would like.
Bay isn't a guy anyone will miss all that much, although his modest 776 OPS is better than what he did in his first two seasons. Pelfrey's coming off his best start of the year, though, and the notion of a serious elbow injury -- there's talk of Tommy John surgery -- is a painful one because of what it does to the rotation and what it would do to the possibility of dealing him at the deadline ahead of free agency this offseason "
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