This Mondesi fiasco, in relation to the blocked Arod deal, is a farce.
Can anyone explain this to me? The Union is OK with players walking away if they make more money? This sickens me.
Boston Globe wrote:The Pirates signed him for just a fraction of the $13 million he was paid by the Yankees in 2003, giving him a contract for $1.15 million in 2004 and an $8 million option for 2005 with a $600,000 buyout. Mondesi's agents are confident he will sign a new deal that will guarantee him more than the $1.75 million he would have received from the Pirates, and they are looking for a two-year deal.
"I'm not sure the Red Sox are willing to step up to that level," the source said.