"It's unclear what it would take to get Delgado from the Marlins, who are
insisting that whoever acquires the slugger agree to assume the balance
of his contract, including the full $13.5 million Delgado is due next
season. Delgado, who earned just $4 million last season, is scheduled to
receive $14.5 million in 2007 and $16 million in 2008"
The Marlins must be joking.
Not only do they bid up Delgado's contract to ridiculous levels against the
now they want the Mets to bail them out and surrender prime prospects to
No team in baseball is going to pick up that contract.
The Marlins will be a mediocre team for the next three years because of it.
Delgado and the Marlins made their bed now they can lie in it.
Omar should flat out walk away.
- Re: First Base
... >> I think Omar would welcome him with open arms if it meant a post-season ... >> realistically, depending on how desperate the Marlins are to deal him, ... >> could emerge with a better deal than he was offering Delgado a year ago. ... Delgado's contract is guaranteed -- so he will be paid by someone next year. ...
- Delgado reportedly dealt to Mets
... Carlos Delgado signed the richest contract in Marlins ... Delgado reportedly has been dealt to the Mets. ...
- Re: Get Carlos Delgado
... >> and Delgado, with three years and $48 million left on his contract, is ... >> Piazza and Leiter to the Mets in years past? ... can you explain why the Mets should let the Marlins off the hook ... including other teams and other players. ...
- Re: And the next Met catcher is.....
... Delgado and LoDuca, in exchange for a package would be nice. ... but the Marlins would get a ton of salary ... > Mets: Minaya eyes Delgado ... > Marlins are in full salary-dump mode and are said to be shopping not ...
- Re: First Base
... >> Joseph Richardson wrote: ... >> Would the Marlins trade Delgado, ... > realistically, depending on how desperate the Marlins are to deal him, Omar ...