Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 10/20/12
Imagine the following scenario: ‘Disgusted with his dismal performance in the playoffs and diminishing talents; the Yankees look to unload the contract of Alex Rodriguez so they can pursue a new direction.  Unable to afford to offer him the contract he feels he deserves, the Mets are forced to pursue a trade for David Wright.  The New York Teams swap players at their hot corners in an unprecedented move that angers, confuses and frustrates fans.’ Rodriguez is owed $28 Mil in 2013, $25 Mil in 2014, $21 Mil in 2015, $20 Mil in 2016 and $20 Mil in 2017.  His health is a major hurdle to an NL team but is there a point where Alex Rodriguez becomes palette-able? Let us imagine that the Yankees are willing to eat 60% of A-Rod’s Contract.  (Averaging out to a total cost of $9.12 Mil a year for 5 years) Let us also say that the Yankees are willing to take the final year of Jason Bay’s contract off the Met’s hands.  (Leaving the Mets an annual cost of $5.52 Mil for Mr. Rodriguez) Okay… bu...
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