JASON BAY RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Seattle Mariners held veteran Jason Bay out of their
series opener with the Los Angeles Angels yesterday due to a sore hamstring,
according to Greg Johns of MLB.com.
Bay would normally have been in the Mariners’ lineup against
left-handed starting pitcher Jason Vargas, but Seattle instead used Raul
Ibanez. Manager Eric Wedge told reporters that Bay felt his hamstring...
Matt Harvey is pitching this afternoon against the Miami Marlins, so for one day at least the Mets will resemble a major league team – at least on the mound.
The offense? Well, that’s another story. Actually, it’s a familiar one. It seems like most of the Mets’ hitters are looking like Jason Bay.
BAY: Almost everybody resembles Jason Bay these days.
Just five hits and only...
Aboard the Mariners' team flight toward his former home, Jason Bay tuned in to watch the New York Mets.
''I cheer for all those guys,'' he said.
No signs or sounds of rancor from the Seattle outfielder in the Yankee Stadium dugout Tuesday night. Instead, he was looking ahead, preparing for his first game in New York since three disappointing seasons with the...
Via AP on Fox
May 14, 2013
Love ‘Em & Hate ‘Em Style
After ten years of professional baseball, Jason Bay has returned to the state where he played his college ball. An illustrious career at Gonzaga landed him in the Padres organization, and in 2004, Bay won the NL rookie of the year with the Pittsburg Pirates.
Prior to the 2010 season, Bay signed with the Mets.
The deal will result in over $63 million...
Are there positives to signing Bay?
Despite a flurry of rumors, the Seattle Mariners had a quiet close to the winter meetings. The one big deal seemed to be the signing of Jason Bay to a 1 year deal.
After a disappointing three seasons with the New York Mets, what should the M’s be expecting from Bay heading into 2013?
Possible power potential
If the Mariners are hoping for any...
Last week New York Mets fans were left to rejoice in the news that the team had cut ties with arguably one of the biggest free agent busts in baseball history, Jason Bay. The team stated that it had “negotiated an early expiration of Bay’s contract” and that the agreement would provide Bay his unconditional free agency while the Mets would gain roster flexibility. Terms...
Mets Assistant GM John Ricco talked to ESPN's Adam Rubin at the GM Meetings in California.
He talked about a variety of topics including the decision on Jason Bay and the Wright and Dickey Contract talks.
On the talk of Bay, Ricco said the Mets initiated the Bay buyout talks.
“There were no discussions prior to the season ending. As you guys
all lived with him...
So the inevitable has occurred, albeit much later than originally expected: Jason Bay is no longer a New York Met.
I’m sure there is much joy about this decision in Mets nation and rightfully so. The Bay signing will go down as the worst free agent contract in Mets history.
That said, I’m wishing Bay the best of luck in resurrecting his career with another team, preferably in...
Well Mets fans, you don’t even have to wait for Christmas to unwrap this gift; Jason Bay is no longer a New York Met. According to the teams official press release:
Jason Bay and the New York Mets today announced a negotiated early expiration of his contract. The agreement provides Bay his unconditional free agency while the Mets gain roster flexibility. Terms of the agreement...
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Since they have not released him, it is apparent that the Mets think Jason Bay has a future. However, it’s impossible for those of us who don’t personally owe him at least $19 million to get that same opinion by watching him in the present. So, the only thing left to do is examine the past and hope that there’s someone in baseball’s rich history that we can point to as...