Mets to Sign Jason Bay

SI.com is reporting that the Mets plan to sign Jason Bay pending a physical.  ESPN.com has the details of the deal:

Jason Bay has reached agreement on a four-year, guaranteed $66 million contract with the Mets, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com Tuesday.. The deal includes a vesting option year that could increase Bay’s overall payout to slightly more than $80 million over five years.

The Red Sox deal was for 4 years and $60 million.  It looks like Bay wanted money more than staying in Boston.

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