Originally written June 30, 2012 on 85% Sports:
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I have been trying to figure out which of the $100 million contracts is the worst in baseball.  I believe that I have figured it out.  I know there will be disagreement and I know some may argue.  However, I believe I have my answer.  Although I hear he is one of the nicest guys in the game of baseball, I believe that the New York Mets contract signing of Jason Bay is the worst contract in Major League Baseball.  The most untradeable contract was signed on December 29, 2009 and it was for 4 years (2010 – 2013) and for $66 million.  There is a club option for 2014, however the contract is picked up automatically if he has 600 at-bats in 2013 or 500 at-bats in 2012 and 2013.  This is the worst contract in baseball. Bay was traded from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Boston Red Sox on July 31, 2008 as part of a three-team trade.  This was the trade in which the Red Sox traded away Manny Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The Red Sox gave up Ramirez, Craig Hansen and Brandon Moss and re...
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