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Mets make offer to Bay

Updated: December 10, 2009, 9:08 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- The New York Mets have emerged as another bidder on free agent left-fielder Jason Bay, according to a source with direct knowledge of the Bay negotiations.

A Mets spokesman confirmed they made an offer to Bay. ESPN's Buster Olney reports it is for four years and between $60 million and $65 million, according to sources close to negotiations. Boston would like to re-sign Bay, but is also weighing left fielder Matt Holliday as an alternative.

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