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Tag:2009 New York Mets
Posted on: January 20, 2009 6:05 pm
Edited on: February 14, 2009 3:28 pm
 

The 2009 New York Mets Salaries.

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 - $2.8M
  12. OF - Jeremy Reed - $ 925K
  13. OF - Marlon Anderson - $1.15M

Rotation:

  1. SP - Johan Santana - $20M
  2. SP - Mike Pelfrey - $1.3125M
  3. SP - Oliver Perez - $12M
  4. SP - John Maine - $2.6M
  5. SP - Tim Redding - $2.25M
  6. SP - Jon Niese - $400K
  7. 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 - $1,612,500
  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, Scott Schoeneweis - $1.6M and Wilie Randolph $2.25 million this year, less his salary from the Brewers.

 

That's around $141.25M committed.  They entered 2008 near $138MM. Omar Minaya could have about another $20M to spend, just enough for Manny Ramirez! But the Wilpons DO NOT want to go over the $162M luxury tax, or go over last year payroll by much more then they already have. You're only looking at adding nothing more.

So Here above we have the 2009 Mets.

Note: Adam Rubin of the NYDaily News reports that the payroll is a now estimated at $147 million (not including Wilie Randolph's $2.25 million.

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)
  • Jeremy Reed - 1yr @ $ 925K (Avoid Arbitration)
  • Ryan Church - 1yr @ $2.8M (Avoid Arbitration)
  • Angel Pagan - 1yr @ $575K (Avoid Arbitration)
  • John Maine - 1yr @ $2.6M (Avoid Arbitration)
  • Oliver Perez - 3yrs @ $36M
  • Pedro Feliciano - 1yr @ $1,612,500 (Avoid Arbitration)

Minor League Signings for 2009:

  • LHP Edgar Alfonzo - Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • Tony Armas Jr. - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • Adam Bostick - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • OF Jason Cooper - Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • Elmer Dessens - 1yr minor league deal 600K w/ invite to spring training
  • LHRP Valerio De Los Santos - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • RP Matt DeSalvo - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • OF Frank Diaz - Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • OF Jesus Feliciano - Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • RHP Nelson Figueroa - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • LHP Casey Fossum - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • SP Freddy Gracia - 1 yr. minor league deal w/ incentives that could earn him up to $9M
  • INF/2B Andy Green  - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • SP Livan Hernandez -  1yr minor league deal $1M w/ invite to spring training
  • OF Bobby Kielty - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • OF Rob Mackowiak - 1yr minor league deal $600K w/ invite to spring training
  • LHP Tom Martin - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • RHP Tim McNab - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • OF Angel Pagan - 1 yr. minor league deal $575K
  • C Salvador Paniagua - Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • 2B Argenis Reyes - Signed to a Minor League Contract
  • C Rene Rivera - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • C Omir Santos - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • RHP Kyle Snyder - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • OF Cory Sullivan - 1yr minor league deal $600K w/ invite to spring training
  • LHP Jon Switzer - Signed to a Minor League Contract w/ invite to spring training
  • Heriberto Ruelas - Signed to a Minor League Contract

Minors w/ invite to spring training:   (23 total )

Trades:

Rule 5 Draft: Selected

Released:

  • 1B Olmedo Saenz
  • RHP Jason Lavorgna
  • 2B Michael Parker
  • OF Darren Clark

Non-Tendered:

  • Ambiorix Burgos
  • Argenis Reyes- later resigned

Looking ahead to 2010:

Coming of the books -

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