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Joe Nathan to consider Mets in free agency

Joe Nathan addresses the guests and media at

Joe Nathan addresses the guests and media at the Stony Brook baseball field dedication. (Oct. 28, 2011) Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

On a day when Joe Nathan affirmed his connection to Stony Brook University at the dedication ceremony for the $1.3 million baseball field that bears his name, the Twins' closer said the Mets "are going to be on my radar'' when the free-agent market opens to all teams Thursday.

The Twins declined Nathan's option in the hope of negotiating a less expensive deal with the righthander, who missed...

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