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What does the Mets’ interest in Grant Balfour say about the team’s bullpen & budget?

Grant Balfour pitches for the Tampa Bay Rays in 2008 (Photo credit: Keith Allison)
Grant Balfour pitches for the Tampa Bay Rays in 2008 (Photo credit: Keith Allison)

The Tampa Bay Rays signed reliever Grant Balfour to a two-year, $12 million contract to be their closer on Thursday.

This is interesting mainly because multiple reports suggested that the New York Mets had also made an effort to sign him to add depth to their bullpen.

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