Pardon me a break from the Yankees specifically for a moment, but there’s a couple of items that are perplexing/interesting me I’d like to pick your brains on.
First, the question that’s been annoying me for a couple of months; is there actually a good reason for the Mets to spend a bunch of money signing Jose Reyes to a new contract? I’ve read an awful lot of columns like this one in the New York media over the last 2 months, and frankly, I’m just not seeing what the case is supposed to be. It seems to boil down to “the Mets need to spend money to show their fans [something,” but that doesn’t really make much sense. The Mets problem is that they don’t really have much cash, and their payroll is already absurdly top heavy, so dumping the money truck for Reyes would just show me that you weren’t disciplined enough to fix your problems if I were a Mets fan.
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