Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Yankees Re-Sign Mariano Rivera

One year, $10 million plus incentives. Happy Birthday Mo!

Mike Emeigh Posted: November 29, 2012 at 09:49 PM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: new york yankees

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: November 29, 2012 at 10:06 PM (#4312964)
do you think mariano will be re-signing the year i turn 90?

wouldn't bet against it
   2. SG Posted: November 29, 2012 at 10:09 PM (#4312967)
I think this is it for Mo, especially if the Yankees are really going to cut their payroll in 2014.
   3. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: November 29, 2012 at 10:11 PM (#4312969)
I'd love to see Mo have a great comeback and force the Yankees to bring him back.


Edited because my first attempt was insipid.
   4. The District Attorney Posted: November 29, 2012 at 10:41 PM (#4312991)
Not familiar with this guy. Is he a prospect?
   5. Srul Itza Posted: November 29, 2012 at 10:52 PM (#4313002)
I'd love to see Mo have a great comeback and force the Yankees to bring him back.


Not likely. I think he made it very clear he was going to retire after last year, but after the injury he came back because he wanted to have that one last year.
   6. The Yankee Clapper Posted: November 29, 2012 at 11:05 PM (#4313010)
Mo's been taking about retiring for about a decade now, but as long as Rivera pitches like Rivera, there are a lot of reasons to keep going.
   7. KronicFatigue Posted: November 29, 2012 at 11:26 PM (#4313021)
18. KronicFatigue Posted: November 04, 2012 at 11:10 AM (#4292532)

Mo is an icon and everyone know it. Plus the business has an inflated sense of closers' value. I suspect the talks start at 1/$10M and go up from there.



I think 1/10 with incentives is how it will play. Mo takes a paycut but gets to hide behind a nice round double digit number. The incentives cover both sides and if Mo squints hard enough, he might even theorize it's not a paycut. It's only 1 year and doesn't impact the magical 2014 budget. And it puts asses in the seats just in case the Yankees struggle and aren't making the playoffs in 2013.

I'm a big proponent of overpaying for 1 year deals under normal circumstances, but double considering 2014's budget AND triple considering it's Mo. Just sign Kuroda, Andy, and Mo, throw some crap in RF, and call it an offseason.
   8. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: November 29, 2012 at 11:35 PM (#4313025)
advertisements for myself
   9. Biff, highly-regarded young guy Posted: November 29, 2012 at 11:45 PM (#4313030)
Why would a robot need to retire?
   10. odds are meatwad is drunk Posted: November 29, 2012 at 11:50 PM (#4313031)
He can no longer get the after market parts he needs to continue to play.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Mike Emeigh
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogBlue Jays To Acquire Josh Donaldson From Athletics For Brett Lawrie, Others
(8 - 11:45pm, Nov 28)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogOakland Athletics trade Josh Donaldson to Toronto Blue Jays - ESPN
(3 - 11:35pm, Nov 28)
Last: Random Transaction Generator

NewsblogSource: Tomas agrees to six-year deal with D-backs | MLB.com
(37 - 11:34pm, Nov 28)
Last: Roger McDowell spit on me!

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 11-28-2014
(13 - 11:30pm, Nov 28)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogBoston Red Sox prove (once again) that competitive balance in baseball will never exist | cleveland.com
(55 - 11:30pm, Nov 28)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogOT: NBC.news: Valve isn’t making one gaming console, but multiple ‘Steam machines’
(1197 - 11:29pm, Nov 28)
Last: DJS and the Infinite Sadness

NewsblogSandy Alderson says Mets can move quickly if a shortstop becomes available - NY Daily News
(51 - 11:27pm, Nov 28)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogMarlins seek lefty balance in lineup, on mound | MLB.com
(4 - 11:13pm, Nov 28)
Last: Leroy Kincaid

NewsblogBaseball's most underrated Hall of Fame candidates. | SportsonEarth.com : Anthony Castrovince Article
(40 - 11:12pm, Nov 28)
Last: cardsfanboy

Newsblog[Cricketer NOT baseball player] Phil Hughes dies after “pitch” to the head
(19 - 10:13pm, Nov 28)
Last: Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - November 2014
(1149 - 10:06pm, Nov 28)
Last: Famous Original Joe C

NewsblogOT - November 2014 College Football thread
(638 - 9:12pm, Nov 28)
Last: Gold Star - just Gold Star

NewsblogBaseball’s Teen-Age Twitter Reporters - The New Yorker
(11 - 7:14pm, Nov 28)
Last: Joe Kehoskie

NewsblogJon Lester has plenty of options in addition to Red Sox - Sports - The Boston Globe
(13 - 4:54pm, Nov 28)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogNotable Players Available In The Rule 5 Draft - BaseballAmerica.com
(11 - 2:54pm, Nov 28)
Last: KJOK

Page rendered in 0.1211 seconds
52 querie(s) executed