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LBJackal wrote:Despite swingaway's apparent 'permafried' facade, he is right. The Yankees buy everybody. The Astros bought Pettitte and Clemens, but because they WANTED to play for Houston. Pettitte turned down more money from the Yanks to play in Hoston. It's not like the 'stros went out and said "Hmmmmmmmmm, who can we buy for millions of dollars so we have the bst team in the world?". It was Pettitte's decision. And that's why Rocket went too.
Lofunzo wrote:It is very difficult to compare baseball and football. Baseball is a regional game, where revenues are generated in the areas of the team, for the most part. Football, on the other hand, has national revenues. I agree that there should be some kind of cap, at least better than what is in place now. I also think that there should be a minimum cap. If you are going to take the Yankees for going over $115 million or whatever it is, then what are you going to do for a club that doesn't even spend $20 million? I think that the latter is a bigger problem.
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