Tag:2009 Mets
Posted on: December 13, 2008 7:52 am
Edited on: January 19, 2009 4:12 pm
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The 2009 New York Mets

2009 commitments:
  1. C - Brian Schneider - $4.9M
  2. C - Ramon Castro - $2.5M
  3. 1B - Carlos Delgado - $12M
  4. 2B - Luis Castillo - $6M
  5. SS - Jose Reyes - $5.75M
  6. 3B - David Wright - $7.5M
  7. IF - Fernando Tatis - $1.7M
  8. IF - Alex Cora - $2M
  9. LF - Dan Murphy - $400K
  10. CF - Carlos Beltran - $18.5M
  11. RF - Ryan Church - $2M+
  12. OF - Jeremy Reed - $400K
  13. OF - Marlon Anderson - $1.15M

Rotation:

  1. SP - Johan Santana - $20M
  2. SP - Mike Pelfrey - $1.3125M
  3. SP - John Maine - $450K+
  4. SP - Tim Redding - $2.25M
  5. SP - Jon Niese - $400K
  6. SP - Bobby Parnell - $400K

Bullpen:

  1. RP - Francisco Rodriguez - $12.3M
  2. RP - J.J. Putz - $5M - team option for 2010 worth $8.6M
  3. RP - Pedro Feliciano - $1.025M+
  4. RP - Duaner Sanchez - $1.7M
  5. RP - Brian Stokes - $402K
  6. RP - Sean Green - $400K
  7. RP - Connor Robertson - $400K

Other commitments: Billy Wagner - $10.5M and Scott Schoeneweis - $1.6M

That's around $123MM committed before arbitration raises to Church, Maine, Feliciano, and Angel Pagan. So we'll put the Mets around $130MM after the raises.  They entered 2008 near $138MM, so thinking that the Wilpons will not want to go over the $162M luxury tax, Omar Minaya could have about another $32M to spend.

Luxury Tax on team payrolls:

  • 2007 = $148M
  • 2008 = $155M
  • 2009 = $162M
  • 2010 = $170M
  • 2011 = $178M

Signings for 2009:

 

  • OF/INF Fernando Tatis - 1 yr @ $1.7M
  • 1B Carlos Delgado - Club option exercised @ $12M ($8M paid by the Mets- $4M paid by the Marlins)
  • RHP Francisco Rodriguez - 3yrs $37M
  • RHSP Tim Redding - 1yr @ $2.25M
  • INF Alex Cora - 1yr @ $2M
  • Duaner Sanchez - 1yr @ $1.7M (Avoid Arbitration)
Minor League Signings for 2009:
  • C Rene Rivera - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invited to spring training
  • RHP Nelson Figueroa - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invited to spring training
  • LHP Adam Bostick - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invited to spring training
  • INF/2B Andy Green  - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invited to spring training
  • LHP Edgar Alfonzo - Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • LHP Adam Bostick - Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • OF Jesus Feliciano- Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • LHP Casey Fossum -Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • LHP Tom Martin - Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • C Salvador Paniagua - Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • 2B Argenis Reyes - Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • OF Jason Cooper - Signed to a Minor League Contract

Trades:

Rule 5 Draft: Selected

Released:

Non-Tendered:

  • Ambiorix Burgos
  • Argenis Reyes
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