The nats have had one good year..... ever....
Lets shoot higher okay?
The mets have cut payroll every year since uncle bernie got exposed....
maybe they will find another pnzi scheme but untill them it isnt wise to pre-bernnie examples...
its a brave new world where money doesnt grow in fake financial statments
He spent $10 million to fill roster holes. That prevented payroll for the actual TALENT ON THE FIELD to only go down $12 million instead of $22 million.
I'll have to remember this strategy though. Next time I go to a bar I'll have six beers and one cup of coffee and when I get home I'll tell my wife "I had a cup of coffee so drinking beer wasn't the ONLY reason I went to the bar".
I really don't care when you try to pass off BS on the this board that payroll was increased from 2010 to 2011.
We've been through this a frightening number of times. You have to field a team. Holes on the roster have to be filled.
With the Madoff situation, owing money to MLB and Selig forcing out McCourt what do you think was the likelihood of Wilpon/Katz trading off every ML quality player for nothing would have been? Do you imagine that would have gone unnoticed?