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Bay hopes to rediscover his swing

In a recent slump, outfielder will sit in hopes of improving swing, living up to contract

Updated: June 10, 2011, 9:25 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

MILWAUKEE -- Jason Bay had been due Friday to play his first game in Pittsburgh since his last day as a Pirate. That was July 30, 2008, after which he was traded to the Boston Red Sox in that three-team deal that landed Manny Ramirez in L.A.

Except that Bay will not be in the starting lineup for the series opener against the Pirates, as he was not in the lineup for the Mets' 4-1 rubber-game victory against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night. In a collaborative decision with manager ...

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