Jason Bay Strengthens New York Mets’ Merry-Go-Round Outfield

Posted: 29th December 2009 by Ash Marshall in MLB
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After a quiet series of winter meetings and an eerily nondescript Christmas, the New York Mets finally took the plunge on Tuesday with their acquisition of Jason Bay. While specific details remain unconfirmed by the Mets' hierarchy, ESPN is reporting a guaranteed four-year, $66 million deal with a vesting option for a fifth year in 2014. MLB.com is also reporting the news, citing unspecified sources which indicate the move will go through, pending a physical examination, in the New Year. The deal was originally announced by WFAN's Mike Francesca and appears to be very similar to the $65 million offer revealed by the New York Times more than a fortnight ago. Sports Illustrated has announced the news as a done deal . I would also like to give a shoutout to Bleacher Report's Michael Cohen wh ...

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