BOBBY BONILLA RUMORS

You Mad, Bro? “EY Jr. Runs Wild In Atlanta”

From SB Nation’s “Talking Chop” Blog: “What in the actual **** was that Doumit?” “That’s what he calls playing catcher” “That may have been the worst throw I have ever seen.” “BJ to the Mets for Bobby Bonilla!” “The run by Eric Young, Jr shouldn’t count. Isn’t it an unspoken rule that is you break a pitcher for the year you get automatic outs for like...
Via The Daily Stache
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Sign Bobby Bonilla to 25-Year Deal

Thank you Mets management! The Mets have officially made their first splash of the off-season, signing the legend Bobby Bonilla to a 25-year, $250 million contract, the team announced Thursday. In order to help with the financial hit, the Mets will pay Bonilla until Snooki’s kid has a grandchild. “I couldn’t be happier than to be signed by the Mets and continue to be paid without...
Via The Daily Stache
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Things You Don’t Want To Know

From Jon Heyman, CBS Sports: Bobby Bonilla’s increasingly infamous deferred compensation arrangement with the Mets is actually two separate deals totaling more than $40 million, not only the $30 million that has been previously reported, people familiar with the world’s longest sports deal told CBSSports.com. Plus, a third 25-year Mets deferred compensation agreement, this...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

This reminder about Bobby Bonilla’s terrible contract should keep Mets fans warm at night

If it's July 1, that means the #Mets owe Bobby Bonilla $1,193,248.20 today … and each July 1 through 2035. — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) July 2, 2013 Just think Mets fans, a good majority of you will be dead before the organization is finished paying out the remainder of their awful contract to Bobby Bonilla. Perspective people, get some. The post This reminder about Bobby...
Via The Last Angry Fan
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Bonilla Will Collect More Money From Mets Than Any of Their Outfielders

This is something that has been talked about for years, but Bobby Bonilla signed one of the greatest contracts of all time. The Mets were really eager to get rid of Bonilla, so in 2000 they agree to buy out his contract. Bonilla terms were the $5.9 million he was owed, to be paid out to his with interest over 25 years starting on July 1st, 2011. So, Bonilla annual salary, until the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Bonilla will make more than any other outfielder on the Mets roster this season

Plain and simple, former Met Bobby Bonilla has retirement plan that will put anything you have going on to shame. You may want to try and refute that, but all you need to know is that Bonilla will be on the Mets’ payroll until 2035. Yes, 2035. Now this fact isn’t newsworthy because we touched on how Bonilla will receive an annual salary of $1,193,248.20 for a span of 25 years...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

LOLMets! Your yearly reminder that they are still paying Bobby Bonilla

There is no outfielder on the current New York Mets roster that is making more than $497,218. That total belongs Lucas Duda, who has been with the team for the past three seasons. But that doesn’t mean he is the highest paid outfielder that the Mets are paying. That honor belongs to Jason Bay, who will make $18.12 million from the ridiculous buyout the Wilpon’s decided to use...
Via The Victory Formation
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Bonilla is Making More Than Any Current Mets Outfielder

The Mets outfield right now is one huge question mark.  Filled with players with little to no experience and a few guys that the Mets are hoping can be “lightning in a bottle,” it is by far the biggest concern for the Mets entering the season. The Mets have been cutting their payroll since 2009 and their outfield has been one area that has been hit the hardest.  Not one outfielder...
Via New York Sports-Kings
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Yes, Bobby Bonilla Was Paid $1,193,248.20 From The Mets This Year

That Barry Bonds cycling post last night brought up old memories for BC Twitter followers. See, Bonds is now looking like he did in 1991, which brought up Bobby Bonilla’s name from the crypt. That led to: “Is Bonilla still getting paid by the Mets?” Um, yes, and Bobby received check #2 this year of his 25-year run of $1,193,248.20 checks from the team for deferring his salary...
Via Busted Coverage
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Burning The Mets: Bobby Bonilla

The Deal: Bobby Bonilla signed with the Mets as a free agent in 1992. The 29 year old left Pittsburgh and signed a deal for 5 years and $29 million. At the time, this was a lucrative contract and there were high expectations for Bobby. The Story: Bonilla was brought to the Mets with the hopes of solidifying the middle of the batting order, and supplying power and run production....
Via BigAppleMetsTalk
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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