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Thursday, November 08, 2018

How the Mets could jumpstart the Brodie Van Wagenen era with a few low-cost pickups and some good luck - CBSSports.com

This is a tough place to be.

Even with some big chunks of money coming off the books, the Mets have strikingly little financial flexibility for a team coming off such a lousy season. According to the excellent Cot’s contracts page, New York is already projected to carry about $144 million in payroll next season, with about $46 million of that total tied up in projected arbitration awards. Syndergaard and deGrom project to earn about $22 million combined through arbitration in 2019, with a gigantic additional raise in store the following year.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 08, 2018 at 10:59 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Adam Starblind Posted: November 08, 2018 at 12:47 PM (#5784320)
But they have literally nothing on the books starting in 2020 (or maybe 2021?). This is a fake problem.
   2. Bote Man Posted: November 09, 2018 at 04:02 PM (#5785092)
New York Mets @Mets
We have mutually agreed to part ways with Special Assistant to the General Manager J.P. Ricciardi, effective immediately.
   3. formerly dp Posted: November 09, 2018 at 04:39 PM (#5785109)
Oh ffs--he was the lone guy I trusted to keep this circus from spiraling totally out of control...

This is going to be a total disaster. This guy's first week on the job he spends wasting thought cycles on the plan for stud prospect Tim Tebow.

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