It was a hard situation for both Bay and the Mets.
Bay had become like a dark cloud for over the team, a bad luck charm. I think moving him out was best for both side.
The money is what it is I guess. They gave themselves some cap space by pushing his payment back
I always thought that Bay was putting on an act because he didn't want to play for the Mets.Nobody could be that bad. He was putting on a Tony Fernandez 1993 act which I had seen before.
I previously had posted my thoughts on this so I am not now surprised.
actually i think it would more be an indication that he has a soft mentality and couldn't handle ny
some guys just don't have the mental toughness to play here
I had posted this 7/28/12
Do you remember Tony Fernandez with the 1993 Mets? I was a season ticket holder back then.
I watch Bay lately and I have seen this act before. He doesn't want to be here and is trying toget cut. He will then take the $ and go elsewhere and return to being a normal player.
He is not that good at acting. It is so obvious. He is trying to force the issue.He wants to be cut, take the $ and go elsewhere. The Wilpons won't want to cut him,but the fans and media will be calling for it. After he is cut, some team will sign him to a minimum contract and he will return to being a normal player.