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The Mets Are Pursuing Jose Valverde

[1]Adam Rubin reports that the Mets may not be too confident with Frank Francisco as their closer and thus may be pursuing … Papa Grande:

Sandy Alderson, who expressed serious concern with Frank Francisco as his closer, is trying to remedy the situation. Alderson is pursuing Jose Valverde to compete — or more likely unseat — Francisco as closer, a baseball source told ESPNNewYork.com.

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