I totally loved digging into the first half of this reaction post by Bill Price of the Daily News, after learning that the Mets balked at Scott Hairston’s two year contract demand.
Just who the heck does Scott Hairston think he is? According to reports, he has the nerve of asking the Mets for a 2-year, $8 million contract? If my math is right, that’s $4 million a year. Who does he think he is, Albert Pujols or something?
This ridiculous request comes just weeks after R.A. Dickey had the gall to look for almost $13 million a year. What’s next, Ike Davis wanting his own parking spot? I mean the nerve of these guys.
Hairston has to know the Mets are all set in the outfield with Baxter, Kirky and Duda, and spending that kind of money on a guy who hit 20 home runs (some of them big ones at that) and drove in 57 runs in under 400 at-bats is just crazy. And who needs veteran leadership in the clubhouse, we have John Buck for goodness sakes
Now, the Mets must know that Hairston is just dyin...