Originally Posted by Huisj
It's not quite the same, but Anaheim traded Gary Matthews Jr to the Mets along with $22.3 million of the 2 years and $23.4 million he still had left. The Mets then released him in June with a year and a half of that remaining. Obviously the Mets didn't car that they released him, because they didn't have to eat the money, but Anaheim got nothing back for him and ate two years of salary.
That reminds me...
Who are the Mets 2 highest-paid OFs this season? Jason Bay. And Bobby Bonilla.