Riddle me this… You have a 37 year old pitcher, a knuckleballer, in the midst of the greatest season of his career who has become a fan favorite and is well on his way to earning a second contract extension since joining the team in 2010. How on earth do you approach that contract negotiation? This my friends is why Sandy Alderson gets paid the big bucks, because there is no handbook for this one [...]
Professional sports, especially baseball, have a way of sensationalizing the efforts of millionaires. These folks are after all only human, but even still there are times when things just seem too good to be true. Take for instance the career path of RA Dickey. I would call his time with the Mets a resurgence, but that would give the impression that Dickey has done this before, when in fact he has never come close. Drafted [...]
Last season I thought I knew what was going to happen. I figured we probably would not be in contention for a playoff spot, but I was excited about the possibility of reloading at the trade deadline. We had guys like Beltran, Reyes, Dickey, Izzy, Hairston, Byrdak and Krod. All of whom I felt had the potential to bring back something from a team in contention who wanted to bolster their starting staff, bullpen, lineup [...]
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