Reminds me of Ross Perot's line about the giant s*ucking sound in reference to NAFTA.
$8 million deferred with Wright $15 million deferred with Bay, $6 million Pelfrey non-tender$5 million Torres & Ramirez non tenders.
Then there is the $ 25 million annual increase in MLB National TV revenue that each team is receiving that the other teams are spending on FA's at the Winter Meeting. (Yeah the one that Sandy was laughing about yesterday with Mike Francessa)
Ugh. I mean, I guess it's okay if we are missing out on guys like Joe Blanton. But they can't say we didn't improve the outfield or bullpen because we don't have the money. We very clearly do and our payroll is going to be close to $60 million this year if nothing changes.
By the way, does anyone know what Thole and Ike got in arbitration?
The Red Sox acquired C David Ross for 2yrs $6.2 million & Mike Napoli OF Jonny Gomes & Shane Victorino BP Uehara
I think the Mets should have been "buyers" here.