So says the New York Daily News. The contract: 5 years, $47M.
If you've been reading this blog, you'd know that I like BJ Ryan a lot. But at that price and for that length? No thanks. I just can't wrap my head around giving a reliever a 5-year contract. Maybe it's me, or maybe it's just this year's free agent market.
Update [2005-11-27 0:19:33 by Ryan]: Ken Rosenthal gives his thoughts on the signing. According to him, the Indians were the ones driving up the price: