and lost the 2 draft picks for signing Ibanez before the arbitation deadline.
Each of these signings is pretty suspect. Not sure if Bavasi felt behind, and that he needed to do something, but each of these are pretty questionable in my book
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