Budget Forecast

Salary Commitments 2012

Johan Santana- 25.5M+5.5M 2014 buyout
Jason Bay- 18M+3M 2014 buyout
David Wright- 11M
Frank Francisco- 6.5M
Shaun Marcum- 4M +4M incentives
Jon Niese- 3M
John Buck- 6M
Total-  86.5M

Arbitration salaries

Dan Murphy- 2.9M
Ike Davis- 3.1M
Bobby Parnell- 1.7M

Total- 7.7M

Controllable/Veteran (MiLB) players* 

15 players to fill roster at 700k
Total- 10.5M

Contracts-         86.5M
Arbitration-         7.7M
Controllable-      10.5M
Total-               104.7 M

*Controllable players salaries and veteran players on minimal contracts that make the club I calculated based on an average.  All information obtained from the  Mets page at Cots Contract.