The Mets have signed Jason Bay. Dismayed that Theo Epstein failed to retain the popular left fielder but relieved that Brian Cashman has not acquired in him another Johnny Damon, Red Sox Nation releases a long-held breath. Still, the Red Sox could go outfielder crazy and seize the available, affordable and vastly superior Matt Holliday. According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Cardinals believe themselves well-positioned to re-sign their goatish protection for Albert Pujols. With their current offer, they would frankly get Holliday for a proverbial song. Matt's statistical value is well in excess of $16 million a year. Checkout Fangraphs if you have any doubts, and you will find Holliday profitable at $20 million a year.áIf Scott Boras is in fact trolling old suitors for $90 million over fi ...
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