The Mets sent a lot of good players to the WBC this year, and most of them either got hurt or were bad in 2009.
Probably a slight drop in WAR at 3d base for the Dominican Republic.
Added note: this brings the total number of Mets in the WBC to 16. Great.
Lots of Mets will be absent from spring training for the next month as they participate in the World Baseball Classic.
Translated from Spanish by Google:
"I would like for the last time to represent my country. It is a tremendous honor and something I have always cherished."