Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/5/12
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Coming Home (ish) The Mariners finally made a move while at the Winter meetings.  While the Seattle franchise has been linked to just about every free agent that can hit above .220, the M’s agreed to terms with Mets outfielder Jason Bay. I had a rush of emotion about this when I heard about it.  First I got caught up in the memories of Bay’s 36 home runs for the Red Sox in 2009 and all the hype surrounding him in my fantasy league in 2010. Luckily I traded him prior to the start to the season, because he only played in 95 games that season and hit only 6 home runs.  The glory of the signing quickly turned into a feeling of impending vomit.  Much like a meal at McDonalds, it tastes so good and digests so badly.  I’m not sure what the Mariners terms are with Bay at this point, but I imagine that the Mets will carry most of the 21 Million that he is owed on his contract. Here is a disturbing thought. Jason Bay was to the Mets that Chone Figgins was to the Mariners. Jason Bay was to the...
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