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Old 11-14-2006, 11:04 PM   #28
Hercules Rockefeller
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There's 2 reasons why they did this:
On-field: obvious
Off-field: You sign the guy, one of the most popular players in Japan is now on your team. Japan is a relatively untapped market for MLB, anyone believe any of these bidders didn't estimate how much more money they'll have coming back from Japan than before?
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