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 08:49 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 09:06 PM (#4312964)
do you think mariano will be re-signing the year i turn 90?

wouldn't bet against it
   2. Most doorknobs are on the right side of the doors Posted: November 29, 2012 at 09:09 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 09:11 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 09:41 PM (#4312991)
Not familiar with this guy. Is he a prospect?
   5. Srul Itza Posted: November 29, 2012 at 09:52 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 10:05 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 10:26 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 10:35 PM (#4313025)
advertisements for myself
   9. Biff, highly-regarded young guy Posted: November 29, 2012 at 10:45 PM (#4313030)
Why would a robot need to retire?
   10. Make Meatwad great again Posted: November 29, 2012 at 10:50 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

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
danielj
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOn the Polo Grounds: When Fans Were Fans
(15 - 11:20pm, Jan 18)
Last: Fernigal McGunnigle

NewsblogBraves zero in on Sarasota County for spring training
(10 - 11:18pm, Jan 18)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogOT - December 2016 NBA thread
(1137 - 11:17pm, Jan 18)
Last: Alex meets the threshold for granular review

NewsblogJosh Hamilton Prepared to Earn Spot on Rangers' Roster
(6 - 11:12pm, Jan 18)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogRyan Thibs has his 2017 HOF Tracker Up and Running
(928 - 11:11pm, Jan 18)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

Newsblog2017 Baseball Hall of Fame election results | MLB.com
(82 - 11:11pm, Jan 18)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogJose Bautista close to signing with Blue Jays | MLB.com
(13 - 11:00pm, Jan 18)
Last: Tin Angel

NewsblogPirates' Bell credits yoga for improved flexibility, weight loss | TribLIVE
(18 - 10:45pm, Jan 18)
Last: Theo^J

NewsblogMatheny: Spring training 'priorities' may look different this year | stltoday.com
(8 - 10:24pm, Jan 18)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogOTP 16 Jan. 2017: The ‘honor’ Trumps politics in scheduling Cubs’ White House visit
(974 - 9:55pm, Jan 18)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogRelocation Less Common in MLB Than NFL, Other Leagues
(40 - 8:34pm, Jan 18)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogClass of 2017 awaits call from Hall of Fame | MLB.com
(89 - 6:45pm, Jan 18)
Last: Rennie's Tenet

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(1797 - 6:06pm, Jan 18)
Last: MHS

NewsblogNON-ROSTER INVITEE THREAD
(12 - 5:27pm, Jan 18)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogRatto- "Hall of Fame voters' biggest issue: Do they work for the job or the sport?"
(11 - 5:06pm, Jan 18)
Last: cardsfanboy

Page rendered in 0.3888 seconds
47 querie(s) executed