Re: Fay talks with Jocketty
Originally Posted by Jerry Narron
As for Bobby Abreu?
"I talked to his agent," Jocketty said. "I don't think there's going to be a fit."
"Talking to other teams, everyone's waiting," he said. "Times are tight with the economy. Everybody's being very cautious. Things have been slow with season-ticket and advertising renewals."
Those big dollar demands could change as spring training nears.
To me it sounds like they want to send a message to Abreu that he has to understand that he'll have to be realistic about his demands. No one will pay close to what he made last season in this market.
"Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good white boy like that."