Thread: Cut/Released: Mets part ways with Jason Bay
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11-15-2012, 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by FakeKidPoker View Post
I don't get how that works.. he was owed 5.9 million for one year... now gets a million or so for 24 years? Lol
Because they delayed the start of the payments until 2011, quite a bit of interest accumulated in the meanwhile and will continue to do so until he's fully paid off. As for why the Mets decided this was the best way to deal with Bonilla's contract, well that's beyond me.

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