"We should sign Bourn, get it up to around $90mm. "
He would cost us our 1st pick in next year's draft which is 11th overall.
"omg! ppl keep saying that. so youd rather lose a potentially higher pick in 2014 for a guy like ellsbury or a scrub like gomez? than an 11th pick on bourne? "
Potentially higher? 11th is the highest possible pick a team could lose.
nevermind you just answered that for someone else. ok,my bad.disregard losing higher pick comment.
but still i think bournes worth a look. i mean who else is available? ellsbury,good player,always hurt.gomez? please no. who?
even if it does cost us a pick.
Knowing the Wilpons they will count this salary this year and the years it was deferred even though they are paying it once.
How can one count this money in the budget if they are not actually spending it>?
idk.would be kind of cool if by some chance austin meadows,or clint frazier was still available at the no11 spot but at the same token thats a five/six years from now team.
soriano,depending on what wed have to give up and how much is being paid.williamham,nah we already got duda.i dont want another one.but still doesnt solve the most pressing question,whos leading off? tejada? nah dude.we need a REAL lead off hitter.
"also i have to ask,the mets have a habit of not signing their draft picks .what good is the 11th pick and drafting a good future player,only to give him back?
1st and 2nd round draft picks aren't forfeited if you don't sign them, if the Mets don't sign the 11th pick this year they get the 12th pick next year.
again,hafta ask...12 pick= excuse not to sign anyone next year either?
see what i mean? its a circle bro. fine ,lets not sign burne,for fear of losing out on the 11th pick,then not sign the pick and get the 12th pick.oops,cant sign anyone this year either,cant lose that 12th pick. etc,etc...
lol how do you understand how all that sh!t works?
ok,i can c your point on waiting.but i still think a player that will be good for the next 4-5 years will better than a players that will be good 5 -6 years from now.after all the losing seasons weve been through,i just dont wanna wait another 4 years until we are good again.