According to the Daily News, “Mets GM Sandy Alderson had the line of the night at the annual New York chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America dinner at the New York Hilton,” by again joking about his team’s finances.
“We each signed Japanese pitchers this week,” Alderson said, referring Masahiro Tanaka’s $155 million deal from the Yankees and Daisuke Matsuzaka’s minor-league contract from the Mets. “They’re paying $155 million and we’re paying our guy month to month.”
Last year at the same event, Alderson made a series of similar jokes about the team’s payroll and lack of production in the outfield. Earlier this winter, he joked about paying players with five dollar bills…
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