Jason Bay Reportedly Bound For Flushing

Posted: 29th December 2009 by Jeffrey Brown in MLB
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Ironic, isnÆt it? In agreeing to a deal with the NY Mets, former Red Sox OF Jason Bay may be flushing his career right down the toilet. According to multiple reports, Bay has reached an agreement with the Metropolitans on a four-year deal that will guarantee him at least $66 million.á It includes a vesting option for a fifth year (that is readily attainable IF he remains healthy) that would increase his overall compensation to over $80 million. The agreement will become official if he passes a physical exam, which is expected to be given sometime next week. (NOTE: While it is assumed heÆll pass the physical, it may not be a formality, as there has been rampant speculation the Sox balked at a long-term deal with him due to the health of his shoulders.) Bay had been seeking a guaranteed f ...

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