Actually the reports i heard was that Jeff Wilpon acquiesced to Tony Bernazard's request for a large outfield. Bernazard envisioned the team capitalizing on the two speedy youngsters they had in the minors, Carlos Gomez and Fernando Martinez.
Originally Posted by Marty Mcfly
That didn't work out too well.
"Mr. Martin Tanner, Baritone, of Dayton, Ohio made his Town Hall debut last night. He came well prepared, but unfortunately his presentation was not up to contemporary professional standards. His voice lacks the range of tonal color necessary to make it consistently interesting. Full time consideration of another endeavor might be in order."