The Baseball Desert

Monday, December 18, 2006

The new Yankees

There's a lot of talk going around about how the Red Sox are turning into the Yankees, most of it focusing on the $51, 111, 111.11 the Sox spent just to be able to negotiate with Matsuzaka. Now that he's finally here, we have proof that the Sox front office has officially become the same kind of corporate Evil Empire they have criticised the Yankees for being:

(photo: AP)
John Henry: "We just paid $110m for a pitcher who's never pitched in the major leagues. I don't think it's too much to ask him to pitch in a suit, at least until he's proved himself."