Found March 19, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
Looking forward gets you where you want to go. Today’s settlement news has led to quite a few readers who emailed me and disagree with some or all of the points in my last post. And of course that is perfectly fine. I started this site to encourage debate and conversely, I view criticism of what I post on this site as a badge of honor. I enjoy it, and I enjoy responding to it. Most of what I’m getting is stuff that sounds like this: 1. Well, if the Wilpon’s are not broke than why didn’t they re-sign Jose Reyes? 2. So how come they haven’t spent anything in the last two offseasons? Let me tackle these two seemingly recurrent sentiments… Regarding Reyes, was not offering him a similar $106 million deal to the one he received from the Marlins an indication of the Mets’ financial woes or simply put – a good baseball decision by Sandy Alderson? Did you want Wilpon to signoff on a longterm deal to Reyes? If not then why bring it up, because doing so only means that you believe Sandy Alder...
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