I heard a tidbit that Milwood was holding out for (and maybe had on the table, according to his agent, Boras, right?) a 5 year 75 mil deal.
I'm sure thats just hype, but it makes the situation laughable, and easy for the Phillies to say..."OK Kevin.....you better take that then".
I've always thought KM a good pitcher...BUT only as a number 2, he just isn't a number one, unless he's in Detroit or something.
The only guy who has ever bought the "well we've got a X dollar for Y years offer on the table, so heres what you need to do" was Tom Hicks.
If I were playing third base and my mother were rounding third with the run that was going to beat us, I'd trip her. Oh, I'd pick her up and brush her off and say, 'Sorry, Mom,' but nobody beats me.
Leo Durocher, Brooklyn Dodgers Manager