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Joe Nathan: Mets on his 'radar'

Joe Nathan a Met? It could happen. Nathan told reporters in New York over the weekend the Mets are “on his radar” now that he’s a free agent. The Twins passed on Nathan’s $12.5 million dollar option last week.
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Joe Nathan a Met? It could happen. Nathan told reporters in New York over the weekend the Mets are “on his radar” now that he’s a free agent. The Twins passed on Nathan’s $12.5 million dollar option last week.

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