My Favorite Quotes

“Sizemore (he's making 318,000 this year) and Lee (345,000) come cheap, too. Those numbers are as important to Shapiro as batting averages and ERAs. The Colon trade -- he is making 10 million this season -- was Shapiro's way of announcing the Indian's new business model Expensive free agents were out, hunting for prospects and bargains was in. It's a little easier to sell that small-market approach when trades work out as well as that one did. The Colon trade was the start of everything, ... It started the change.”
Mark Shapiro