Theoretically this is spot on. All one needs to do is look at the Mets from 2001-4 when they spent a ton of money on guys like Kevin Appier and then Mo Vaughn, Roger Cedeno, and Jeromy Burnitz.
Originally Posted by Dugmet
Instead of having patience they tried to plug holes one at a time without proper consideration of the holes they had and the players they were bringing in to fill them. The result is they spun their wheels for four more years, robbing the team of any proper foundation.
So on one level I appreciate what Sandy is doing now. But it will all be for naught and they'll invariably end up spinning their wheels again if they dont increase payroll appropriately in a year or two.
"Ain't got the call no more. Got a lot of sinful idears – but they seem kinda sensible...."