Jason Bay To The Mets: Fantasy Baseball Impact

Posted: 29th December 2009 by Collin Hager in MLB
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If reports are to be believed, Jason Bay has agreed to join the Mets for the next four years at a $66 million price tag. The fantasy relevance of this move would, on the surface, have Bay dropping in value. Let us delve in to why.á To begin, Bay struggled for two months of the season even last year. After starting out with a very strong April, Bay's 10 home runs in May were his most for any month of 2009. In June, he hit just .230 with four home runs in 100 at-bats. Bay followed that up with just one home run in 78 July at-bats to go with an average that fell to .192 for the month. These are not the type of numbers that can be seen carrying the middle of a lineup.á Following the All-Star break, Bay did pick up over the second half of the season. Overall, he hit .277 after the break with ...

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