Originally posted on Where Is Andy Van Slyke  |  Last updated 11/23/11
Jane: That's not fair, daddy. Lilly got a mango pop and I didn't get one.Louie: Yup.Jane: Well that's not fair.Louie: I don't even know what that means.Jane: Why does she get one and not me?Louie: 'Cuz she's a separate person from you. You're never gonna get the same things as other people. It's never gonna be equal. It's not gonna happen ever in your life, so you might as well learn that now, OK?Let's lay it out: baseball's new CBA is not good for teams like the Pirates, who've focused all of their resources on rebuilding through the draft. There certainly seems like there will be some allotment for the teams at the top of the draft to spend more than teams at the bottom, which may mitigate things a bit, but it will certainly prevent a team from spending the way the Pirates or Nationals did in 2011 and it'll probably rein the Pirates in at least some from the way they've been spending over the last few years. The initial reaction yesterday, from me and from just about everyone, was...
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