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    • 15 mill per for Bourn????
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  • 1/24/13
  • 86mex17
What I think boras is on crack!
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  • 1/24/13
  • 86mex17
They should of signed Jose if there gonna sign this strikeout machine!
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  • 1/24/13
  • JackNicholson

talks are that it'll be backloaded.

But if we view him in terms of what we have coming up in the farm, we have no set center fielder coming up. So we may be best signing the guy for a good length of time.

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  • 1/24/13
  • thegooch42
sign a guy who relies on his speed to a long-term deal,makes sense. This fan base is so reactionary it's mind blowing.
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  • DFAB
3/45 with an option would be fair IMO
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  • 1/24/13
  • nvmets10
Oh well in THAT case, what are we thinking? The great Matt Den Dekker is coming - no need to worry.
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  • joemets22
It's stupid. I would've much rather kept Jose for that too. Or spent about half of that on Yoennis Cespedes.
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  • 1/24/13
  • 86mex17
Back loaded? It's like putting it on a charge card , you still have to pay.
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  • 1/24/13
  • nvmets10
Yea, I'd rather have kept Jose too. But Jose is gone. He's off the table. But we still badly need speed and defense and don't have anything legitimate on the way.
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  • 1/24/13
  • lllfxlll
1 year for 8 million + incentives?
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  • 1/24/13
  • 86mex17
I just don't get it
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  • nvmets10
Who's saying I know how good the player is going to be? I have no idea but the point is neither do you. And Den Dekker is not a highly touted prospect. You don't turn down signing a guy like Bourn because Matt Den Dekker is on the way.
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  • 1/24/13
  • metrebel

>> What I think boras is on crack!

He started out wanting a contract with a total value of more than what the Braves paid Upton. No team that could use a centerfielder has paid him that yet. As usual Boras has over valued his player. Bourn isn't worth 15M per.

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  • 1/24/13
  • thagreat1
Wow a poor mans Jose Reyes. It will be too depressing if we sign him ...too nostalgic
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  • metsheart
"I would've much rather kept Jose for that too"



Reyes got 6 yrs/ $106 which is avg of $17.66M/ yr.

How do you know if Reyes turned down Mets offer of $15M (or more)/yr for 5 yrs? For more $$$/ yrs from Marlins?
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