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Who Offered Pedro $7 mil?

Poll ended at Fri Jan 16, 2009 12:39 pm

Yankees
3
7%
Boston
6
15%
Washington
6
15%
Oakland
3
7%
Other MLB team
8
20%
Pancakes!
15
37%
 
Total votes : 41

**Interesting Snippet On Pedro Martinez + Poll!**

Postby AussieDodger » Fri Jan 09, 2009 1:09 am

................the righty has narrowed his choices to two teams in each league.............

Cerrone also relays a Tom Verducci report from the MLB Network saying Martinez recently rejected a one-year, $7MM offer from an AL team. He must really dislike that team, because he's not going to get that kind of money elsewhere


http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2009/01/latest-on-pedro.html

I wonder which are his 4 teams of choice. NY/NY & LA/LA?
Any chance that $7 mil offer was from Boston just before they went after Penny?
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Re: Interesting Snippet On Pedro Martinez

Postby Yoda » Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:09 pm

Probably the Red Sox or the Yankees taht offered him the $7 mil.
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Re: Interesting Snippet On Pedro Martinez

Postby Amazinz » Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:14 pm

I don't know if he turned it down because he hates the AL team (whoever it is). Pedro made some other interesting comments. I think he really wants to remain in the NL and he will get an incentive-based package that will let him out-earn $7M. I also never realized the relationship he had with Fred Wilpon until he talked about it recently. I think he really wants to come back to the Mets and end on a different note than it did currently. The logical side of my brain isn't sold that that's a great idea but the emotional side is. :-D
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Postby mak1277 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:20 pm

Pittsburgh...


seriously.
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Re: Interesting Snippet On Pedro Martinez

Postby BronXBombers51 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:31 pm

I'd be surprised if the Yankees offered it to him. He and Posada have a history. I'm not sure they'd want to bring him in at all.
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Re: Interesting Snippet On Pedro Martinez

Postby AussieDodger » Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:36 pm

FRIDAY: From Mike Puma of the New York Post:

Martinez said he's open to pitching just about anywhere in 2009, but the Mets are far and away his first choice.


http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2009/01/latest-on-pedro.html

Whoever gets him is going to get a bargain in my opinion (unless their name is Sabean or Colletti :-D :-b ).
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Postby KCollins1304 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:44 pm

I'm pretty confident that Washington wasn't the AL team that offered him 7M. :-b
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Re: **Interesting Snippet On Pedro Martinez + Poll!**

Postby AussieDodger » Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:45 pm

KCollins1304 wrote:I'm pretty confident that Washington wasn't the AL team that offered him 7M. :-b


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Re: **Interesting Snippet On Pedro Martinez + Poll!**

Postby Dan Lambskin » Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:53 pm

pancakes FTW
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Re: **Interesting Snippet On Pedro Martinez + Poll!**

Postby Philliebuster » Sat Jan 10, 2009 9:45 pm

I'd like to see him return to the mets, I'd offer him a 1yr 8 mil, with an incentive for +6 mil if he hits 200 ip.
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