Many at fault for Jose Reyes' departure

Who's to blame for All-Star shortstop's Citi Field exit? The answer may surprise you.

Updated: December 5, 2011, 12:52 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

DALLAS -- Don't blame Jose Reyes. He did what he was supposed to do in taking the best offer.

Don't even blame New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson. It doesn't matter how many former GMs he has collected in the front office -- if there's no money to spend, you're swimming in the guppy pool.

So whom do you blame for Reyes defecting to the Miami Marlins -- the Miami Marlins -- for six years, $106 million? To whom should the anger be directed at for a New York team not having ...

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