Furcal makes 13 million a year, and Pujols makes a little over 14. Makes since to me. Why pay this amount for a LEAD-OFF man? Good lord, were the other bids on Furcal this close? Did the Dodgers outbid themselves for this guy??
...Boston papers now and then suffer a sharp flurry of arithmetic on this score; indeed, for Williams to have distributed all his hits so they did nobody else any good would constitute a feat of placement unparalleled in the annals of selfishness. -Updike